Summer Cleaning Hacks You Cannot Live Without

Summer Cleaning HacksSummer is a time to be outside and have some fun in the sun! So cleaning is sometimes the last thing on our mind. These quick and easy summer cleaning hacks will make it simple to get your cleaning completed! Making more time for summer fun!

One All Purpose Cleaner

Using a homemade all-purpose cleaner to clean everything in your home reduces the number of cleaners you need to clean your home. This all purpose cleaner will quickly and safely clean all areas of your home. From floors and counters, to sinks and toilets. To create your own homemade all purpose cleaner, use this recipe. Mix 1 cup vinegar with 2 TBSP castile soap and a few drops of your favorite oil like lavender, citrus, or eucalyptus. This is a fresh and safe cleaning alternative that can work anywhere in your home.

Microwave Cleaning

Microwaves can get dirty, however they can also smell from the different types of foods that are reheated. Nothing like trying to reheat a cup of coffee when your microwave smells like last night’s tacos. This simple hack will make cleaning your microwave a snap. Use white vinegar and water in a bowl to clean your microwave. Add 1 cup of vinegar with 2 cups of water to a microwave safe bowl and turn the microwave on for a 3 – 5 minutes. The steam from the water and vinegar will evaporate on the walls of the microwave. The steam will help speed up your microwave cleaning. You will then remove the bowl and wipe down the inside of your microwave.  Quick and simple clean up and odor removal with simple household products.

Remove Wine Stains

Freshly split wine, no problem. This summer cleaning hack is a must for every household. Use generic salt to pull up the wine. That’s right, you heard us right … salt. By applying a good quantity of salt onto the wine spill, red or white it does not matter, and let it sit for 12 – 24 hours. Then vacuum the salt and watch the wine go away. A little wipe up after the salt removal might be necessary. The cool part about this hack is that you will see the salt actually absorbing the wine to remove the stain. With this hack, party away and no more carpet stains.

Swipe It

Sofas, chairs, pool tables and draperies are often overlooked when needing to clean. These areas gain a lot of help from a simple lint brush. Swipe the lint brush along any one of these areas and you will see the lint and particles remove while you swipe. In addition to cleaning your clothes, you can use the brush to wipe down speaker cloth to remove lint and lamps to remove dust.

With these simple summer cleaning hacks, a clean house is easy to accomplish! Plus you have more time for summer fun!