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From greasy dirt on kitchen cabinets and lamps to soap scum that accumulates on your shower door, some things in your house are extremely hard to clean. Fortunately however, in this cleaning tips related post you’ll learn several tips to use when it comes to simplifying the process of cleaning hard-to-clean items.
Dirt and grease tend to build up on various surfaces of in the kitchen, especially the cabinets. In order for you to cut grease and dirt build up from various surfaces, simply heat a damp sponge in the microwave for 20 – 30 seconds. Once you have done this, spray the surface with an all-purpose cleaner which contains orange oil and wipe the surface off with the hot sponge.
When it comes to cleaning or wiping surfaces with paper towels or rags, if you want to do a more effective job, it’s highly recommended that you utilize microfiber cloths instead. This is due to the fact that the fibers within this type of cloth are able to rub together while you are using them which creates a static charge that attracts dust and dirt. You can use the cloth to clean appliances, TV and computer monitors as well as windows as well.
Most homeowners can agree that rust stains are some of the most difficult stains to remove. However, this is usually due to the fact that most people try to remove rust stains with all-purpose cleaners. Instead, what you should do when it comes to removing these types of stain is to purchase a rust stain remover which contains muriatic acid or hydrogen chloride.
Once hardwood flooring accumulates certain types of stains as well as a build up of grease and dirt, they are extremely difficult to remove. Instead of using the traditional mop and bucket, if you really want to get rid of tough stains you should utilize a batter-powered Wet Jet such as the line of products that are offered by the company Swiffer Sweeper.
If you have upholstery based furniture, you more than likely have already realized that the process of ridding it of certain items such as feathers, hair and pet fur can prove to be tedious to say the least. What you should do to clean upholstery based furniture is to use a sponge or a piece of cloth that’s wrapped with duct tape to clean it.
Soap has a nasty tendency to form into hard-to-remove film on the surfaces of your tubs and tiles in your showers. To remove bathroom scum, all you have to do is to wait for the surface to dry, then scrape it off with a 4 inch plastic putty knife. Food and drink spills can prove to be a headache depending on where they occur. This is especially the case for carpets and upholstery based furniture. Contrary to popular belief however, stain pens such as Tide to Go are highly effective at removing food and drink stains from colored fabric, carpets, porcelain, grout and upholstery. But if you want to avoid all the hassle and hard work with cleaning before moving out, consider a professional end of tenancy cleaning London service.
I'm Arthur Chapata, a Certified Designer, Home Builder, and Licensed Architect who helps people design and build affordable, sustainable homes.