According to the statistics, the number of hours spent by a housewife in cleaning the house takes about 2.6 hours a day !! Sadly, in the end, the housewife does not feel any satisfaction about the level of house cleanliness, or that she was able to complete the cleaning and organizing the house as well!
So do not miss these smart tips that will save you dear money as well as time, as if you owned a magic wand on your behalf in household chores not only that, but with the least possible use of chemicals !!
1- Dryer sheets
Dry tissues are used in the clothes dryer to make clothes smell smart in addition to reducing static electricity in them, and this is the goal made for, but today we will benefit from them in another way! We advise you not to throw it after the laundry cycle is complete, but instead, use it to remove stains and dirt around your home.
These napkins are a great way to get rid of stains for mirrors as well as bathroom utensils, as well as cleaning hard-to-reach folds like the floor folds around the toilet.
2- Clean the iron and make it look like new
You may notice an accumulation of calcifications on the iron over time, or if you suffer from fabric adhesion to the iron, and in both cases we want to clean the iron for reuse again, preferably without using special chemicals!
The solution is to move the iron, previously heated back and forth, on a soft, worn cloth, spread over several tablespoons of salt, until the stains disappear. After that, wait for the iron to cool to clean it with a damp cloth, and don’t forget to dry it well.
3- Clean the stove chimney filter !!
Most of us probably forget to clean these important details, but not anymore, because we will tell you in a great way and you will make no effort to get a completely clean filter:
- A large bowl that can hold a period.
- ½ cup of baking soda.
- Sufficient amount of water to submerge the filter.
Fill the bowl with enough water, then boil the water, put the baking soda slowly, and after the amount of soda is over, immerse the filter in boiling water, and wait a few minutes!
Congratulations, now your stove filter looks like new!
4- Make your own oven cleaner
If you decide to be more economical and more environmentally friendly, do not hesitate to try this detergent, which will save the huge sums we spend on chemicals to clean the kitchen, then all you will need is:
- 4 tablespoons of dishwashing liquid.
- About 1 cup of white vinegar.
- About 5.5 glasses of lukewarm water.
- Text of a cup of lemon juice or liver (medicinal lemon)
Now mix the above ingredients in a spray bottle, sprinkle the spray inside the oven a lot, and leave it for a while before wiping it, and you will be amazed at the ease of cleaning the oven and how much money you will save.
5- Clean the floor with black tea!
Do you always panic when tea falls on the floor ?!
It turns out you don’t have to worry anymore, the black tea is the perfect cleanser and polish for your wooden floors.
Some people may know the amazing tea property of polishing mirrors, but surprisingly, it has the same effect on wood floors. Just boil 4 tablespoons of black tea in the water, and leave the tea in the water for as long as possible.
Now the detergent is ready, just soak a cloth in tea and start wiping the floor.
But it should be noted that if your wood floor is of an open color, it is best not to leave the tea for too long.
6- Take care of the dishwasher as well as the washing machine
Electrical appliances are now very expensive, and taking care of them and maintaining them from time to time is necessary to avoid breakdowns, and for this we advise you to use vinegar in this task because of its antibacterial effect, as it helps to get rid of stains, just soak a cloth with vinegar and clean the edges of the washer and rubber parts It out.
Then pour 1 cup of vinegar into the dishwasher (as for the washing machine, put the vinegar in and inside the drawer) and run a high-temperature cycle to ensure the removal of bacteria and germs as well as to get rid of the powders and sediments accumulated inside the washing machine, which may obstruct the flow of water into the pipes.
7- Clean the plank in a natural way
We always use wood plank when cutting, but we all have to remember that many bacteria remain on it if we do not clean it properly, and for best results follow the following:
Spread the baking soda on the wooden board, then rub it with half a lemon. After finishing, wipe the cutting board with a cloth previously dipped in vinegar. Do not forget to rinse the plate with water after cleaning.
8- Microwave cleaning without chemicals
This process will need a small dish, two drops of lemon essential oil, and now put the essential oil and water in the bowl and put them in the microwave, then run on high energy for 1 minute, and after the time has ended, open the microwave and enjoy the microwave cleaning process without chemicals, and with ease only By soaking the sponge in the contents of the bowl first.