Summer Cleaning Shortcuts
Take the stress out of the season’s cleaning challenges with these shortcuts!
Use leftovers as cleaning supplies.
If you have half of a lemon leftover, use it to clean stainless steel fixtures and faucets. Rub it over the areas you want to clean and then wipe it down with a microfiber cloth.
Get grime off your grill.
While the grill is still warm, use a wire brush to scrub down the grates.
If you’re dealing with a major mess, take the grate off the grill and attack it with oven cleaner in a well ventilated area.
Fight water rings with an unexpected superhero.
No matter how vigilant you are about making coasters available, someone will put a glass on your wood table.
To get rid of the water ring, apply full-fat mayonnaise to the affected area and let it sit for one hour. Then, gently wipe it off with a cloth.
Don’t let sticky hands get the best of your appliances.
Keep the kids’ fingerprints off the fridge using a citrus-based furniture polish.
As it cleans, it leaves a slightly oily surface that helps repel future marks.