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Classic Cleaning: Old-School Tips to Keep Your Home Fresh

Cleaning Tips RISmedia updated May 30, 2024

Revive Your Cleaning Routine with Timeless Tricks

In today's world of endless cleaning products and gadgets, sometimes the simplest solutions are the most effective. Embrace classic cleaning hacks to maintain a fresh and clutter-free home without breaking the bank or adding unnecessary complexity to your routine. Here are some old-school tips to keep your home sparkling clean:

  1. Banish Stains with Club Soda: Say goodbye to stubborn stains on fabrics and carpets with the power of Club Soda. Pour a bit of club soda directly onto the stain and let it sit for 10-15 minutes to penetrate and lift dirt and grime. Then, blot away the stain with a clean cloth or paper towel for effortlessly freshened fabrics.

  2. Harness the Power of Lemon Juice: Skip the chemical-laden cleaners and opt for the natural freshness of lemon juice. Diluted with water, lemon juice acts as a refreshing and antibacterial solution for cleaning surfaces like countertops. Simply apply with a cloth and spray bottle for a zesty clean you can feel good about.

  3. Scrub with Salt: Transform ordinary salt into a potent cleaning agent for tackling tough messes on surfaces like sinks and stovetops. Sprinkle salt onto the surface and scrub vigorously with a damp cloth or sponge to lift grime and restore shine, all while staying eco-friendly and budget-conscious.

  4. Clean Grout with Toothpaste: Unleash the cleaning power of toothpaste to revitalize grout lines in your home. The gritty texture and cleaning agents in toothpaste effectively lift dirt and grime when applied with a damp cloth or toothbrush dedicated to cleaning. Say hello to sparkling grout without the need for harsh chemicals.

  5. Achieve Streak-Free Windows with Newspaper: Bid farewell to streaks and lint on your windows by enlisting the help of newspapers. With its absorbent texture and lint-free properties, the newspaper makes for an eco-friendly and effective alternative to paper towels. Simply pair it with your preferred glass cleaner for crystal-clear windows and a cleaner planet.

With these timeless cleaning hacks, you can simplify your routine, minimize clutter, and enjoy a cleaner, fresher home the classic way.


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