Keeping your home and surroundings neat and clean is something that you might be used to from childhood itself. However, a busy lifestyle and schedules may rule out house cleaning activities. This problem can be addressed using some tricks and tips, which will help any busy bee to spot-clean their home within minutes. Below are some of these brilliant cleaning hacks.
Cleaning The Exhaust Fan
It’s a hectic task to clean exhaust fans, as there would be infinite dust particles trapped in it. They may take hours to clean properly. You can tackle the issue easily using canned air. For this, switch on the fan and apply the canned air to blast out the dust. However, take care while applying, as canned air contains some chemical propellants along with air.
Cleaning rugs is a hectic chore. You can make this easier if you vacuum your bigger rugs at least once each week. Furthermore, do a meticulous cleaning of the rugs from the outside, at least thrice a year. For this, drape them over a cloth line and beat them well with a racket or broom. This method is more effective than vacuuming, and is time-saving.
Cleaning your Textiles
Textiles like blankets, pillow covers, drapes, slipcovers, curtains, etc will trap a lot of dust, and are likely to cause different types of allergies and breathing disorders. The best method to clean these fabrics easily and efficiently, is by washing them at least twice a week.
If they are not machine-washable, dry them in your machine along with a damp towel in air-fluff mode for 30 minutes. The dust particles and other dirt from your textiles will stick on to the damp towel.
Clean the Air in the House
The most polluted thing in your home will be the air within. It will be of no use if you spot-clean your home and the air is still polluted. You can clean the air using a vacuum cleaner; use your vacuum agitator to brush and whip the dust that settles on the cleaned surfaces. Using the thermostat, filter out those dust particles and use an air purifier to clean the air.
Erase Scuff Marks on the Floor
You can clean the scuff marks on the floor easily suing a tennis ball. Lightly rub on the marks and erase them. Permanent marks or dark marks cannot be cleaned using this method. For those, use appropriate cleaning liquids or bars available in the market.