11 Easy Last-Minute Cleaning Hacks

11 Easy Last-Minute Cleaning Hacks | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Are you always in a hurry and can barely insert cleaning into your daily life? BuzzFeed Nifty on Youtube has some last-minute cleaning hacks for you! Believe me, your cleaning habits will totally change once you learn these super handy tips. They are pure genius, and you’ll wish you’d known them sooner.


#1 Chemical-Free Microwave Clean-Up

Put 1/2 cup water in a small bowl and juice of 1 lemon. Place it inside a dirty microwave and set it for five minutes. Scrub the inside after.

Cleaning the microwave chemical-free
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#2 Stainless Steel Cleaner

In a spray bottle, add 1 part of vinegar and 1 part water, then put the sprayer head back on. Spray it all over your stainless and wipe it.

#3 Hard Water Stain and Rust

Slice a grapefruit in half and add a spoonful of kosher salt on top. Rub this to the affected area and rinse off with water.

#4 Scorched Pan-Cleaning Hack

Put a burnt pan on the stove and add 1 cup of water and 1 tbsp cream of tartar. Heat it, bring it to a simmer, and let it cool. Scrub it afterward and rinse. Add more cream of tartar and more water and scrub if there is still some burnt area.

#5 Dryer Sheet Pan-Cleaning Hack

Put a dryer sheet in a burnt baking pan, then pour warm water and dish soap. Let it soak for one hour, then scrub the baking pan and rinse.


#6 Deep-Clean Cutting Board Hack

Slice a lemon in half and sprinkle some kosher salt over a wooden chopping board. Scrub the lemon, then add coconut oil. Scrub it going with the grain.

#7 2-Ingredient Tun Cleaner

In a spray bottle, add 1 part dish soap and 1 part warm vinegar. Shake well and spray it into a dirty tub. Let it sit for 30 minutes, rinse, then wipe it clean.

#8 DIY Toilet Cleaning Pods

In a bowl, add 1 cup of baking soda and 1/4 cup of citric acid. Mix well, then add 1 tbsp dish soap gradually. Place this in a silicone ice tray and let it dry for four hours.

#9 Power Drill Scrub Brush

Grab a soap dispenser brush, bolt, washer, machine screw, and a power drill. Assemble it by putting the screw through the brush and securing it with a washer and bolt. Attach it to the power drill and use this to clean the dirty grouts.

#10 DIY Lime Remover

Add some vinegar in a ziplock and put it in the shower head, securing it with ties. Let it sit overnight, then brush it clean and wipe it off.

#11 Eco-Friendly Clogged Drain Cleaner

Combine 1 part salt and 1 part baking soda in a bowl. Pour it on a clogged drain, then pour warm vinegar and boiling water.

Cleaning a clogged drain eco-friendly
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11 Easy Last-Minute Cleaning Hacks

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