Summer Cleaning Shortcuts

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.

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