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19 Ways To Conquer The Hard To Clean Things In Your Home. 19 Ways To Conquer The Hard To Clean Things In Your...

19 Ways To Conquer The Hard To Clean Things In Your Home

Share 19 Ways To Conquer The Hard To Clean Things In Your Home For Aunty Acid by SarahWild Life DIY Cleaning can be a chore, even just the regular day-to-day sweeping and dusting. Now, we know things have to get cleaned, but we are also all about efficiency. How To Wash & Whiten Yellowed Pillows. At first I hesitated doing this post because it teeters precariously close to over-sharing…but the more research I did, and the more I asked around, I realized that pillows that become yellow over time is a pretty common thing!

How To Wash & Whiten Yellowed Pillows

Download the How to Wash & Whiten Yellowed Pillows PDF guide for easy reference. One of the most common reasons why pillows can turn yellow is sweat. Even when you’re sleeping your body continues to sweat to keep your body at a comfortable temperature. Depending on the type of fabric your pillowcase is made from, sweat can seep through the fabric. As the sweat dries, it can leave a yellow stain on the pillow.

In the past when the yellowing got really bad, I would simply toss the pillow and buy a new one. How to Create a Cleaning Schedule That Works for You. Over the years I have received more than a few reader questions about cleaning, organizing, and decluttering.

How to Create a Cleaning Schedule That Works for You

It seems that we all want to have a neat and orderly home, but not all of us know exactly how to get there. And let’s face it, life can get chaotic and busy with too much to do and not enough time to get it done. Since these are areas that I constantly need to work on in my own home, I thought that this year it would be awesome to dedicate some more in-depth posts–and even a few series–to the true art of keeping house. I’m starting today with this post on how to create a cleaning schedule that works for you, which will be followed next month by an 8-week Beginner’s Guide to Cleaning series and then a second 8-week Beginner’s Guide to Organizing series.

And then, in October, I am going to tackle a brand new 31 Days series—31 Days to a Clutter-Free Life, which will focus on ridding our lives of all that excess STUFF that holds us back! Are you excited? So let’s get started! How to Keep Your House Clean When You Don't Have Time to Clean. Back in 2005 when I began this blog I thought I was pretty busy.

How to Keep Your House Clean When You Don't Have Time to Clean

I was the mother to two young daughters, I was Relief Society President in a large LDS ward, my husband was never home because he was working on his doctorate, I taught a handful of voice lessons, and I sometimes (very sometimes) performed. And I thought my life was completely overstuffed. I think I might have keeled over and died if I could have looked nearly ten years into the future and seen how busy I am now! I haven't made much of a secret of how "overstuffed" my life is on this blog, but it still surprises me sometimes. And I regularly have anxiety attacks when I look at my planner.

On the days I go into work (3x per week), I get ready and leave the house shortly after the girls get on the bus. Laundry+stain+cheat+sheet.jpg (JPEG Image, 1224 × 1584 pixels) - Scaled (42%) Stain Solutions. 25 Cleaning Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier - Page 2 of 3. Remove Oils From Carpet With Baking Soda If you have had a nasty oil spill on your carpet, there is a hack to remove that and one that won’t cost you a fortune for professional cleaning.

25 Cleaning Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier - Page 2 of 3

You just have to ensure that you get all of the liquid off the carpet before you begin. Start by sprinkling baking soda (or you could use cornstarch) on the stain and leave it for about 10 minutes. After that, vacuum it up. Next, mix a tablespoon of vinegar, two cups of warm water and a tablespoon of dishwashing liquid (note it needs to be a clear liquid) and apply to the stain with a sponge. DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Diyncrafts Easily Clean Your Own Air Conditioning Unit When it comes to spring cleaning, nothing should be left out – not even that air conditioning unit.

DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Familyhandyman Clean Stainless Steel Faucets With Lemons Cleaning the bathroom is probably one of your least favorite jobs. DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Broccolicupcake. Cleaning File. 31 Ways To Seriously Deep Clean Your Home. Cleaning Shortcuts - Speed-Cleaning Tips at WomansDay. When it comes to cleaning fast, the key is to "have a system, move quickly and never go back to a room,” says Andre Lewis, manager of Alpha Living, a green cleaning service in New York City.

Cleaning Shortcuts - Speed-Cleaning Tips at WomansDay

Follow this plan—starting upstairs and working your way down—and you’ll be done before you know it. Zone 1: BedroomsApproximate time: 10 minutes per bedroom Do a clean sweep. Strip dirty linens and toss in the hamper. Stash unnecessary items clogging your dresser or nightstand in nearby drawers or closets. Make the bed. Deal with dust. Vacuum. Zone 2: BathroomApproximate time: 9 minutes Do your prep work.

Tackle the toilet. Clean the mirror. Go back to the sink. Wipe down the shower and tub. Mop the floor. Zone 3: KitchenApproximate time: 12 minutes Do the dishes. Declutter. Pretreat. Clean the counters. Wipe down appliances. Tackle the floor. Zone 4: Living RoomApproximate time: 15 minutes Clear the clutter.