36 Best Spring Cleaning Ideas That Don’t Take Hours

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So winter is gone, and spring is finally here, and I am super excited about the weather and fun new clothes I get to wear. One thing I never get excited about, but always know I need in the spring, is the thorough housecleaning aptly named “spring cleaning.” Cleaning just never excited me until now, that is. Turns out I was doing it all wrong, and my idea of spring cleaning was laborious and difficult. Turns out there are tips and tricks that can help you get your home in ship shape, spotless order without days and days of work. Try out these cool cleaning techniques from the pros and see what you think. We just cleaned both the bathroom and the kitchen in under an hour, call us impressed. From innovative cleaning hacks to new solutions to old problems, these spring cleaning ideas are all keepers.

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DIY Spring Cleaning Ideas

1. Clean Your Kitchen Sink

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If you’re looking for a safe and natural way of cleaning your kitchen sink, these step-by-step instructions by Apartment Therapy might just the solution for you. Not only will your sink be spotlessly clean, but it will also be sanitized without the use of harmful cleaners and chemicals. Read on the full tutorial to learn more.

2. Completely Spring Clean In One Day

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If you procrastinate in cleaning your house, when you do finally get around to it, you may be overwhelmed as to where to begin and how long it will take. Spring cleaning the entire house in one fell swoop will take a large portion of your day, but once it’s done, you can relax for the week. I just found great instructions on how to do just that from Organization Junkie and I could not be any happier.

3. Easiest Way to Clean Your Washer

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I have been looking for this tutorial for a long time. Finally, with just one ingredient, my washer will be left squeaky clean and in no time. How cool is that? Vinegar really does clean anything! Don’t worry about the smell, you can add lemon to dampen it. Thumbs up for this hack.

4. Clean Grimy Kitchen Cabinet

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Got gunky cabinets? Then, you will love this tip from One Good Thing By Jillee. I never knew that you can clean grimy cabinets with just two ingredients. And mind you, this even works in laminate cupboards. This is just the perfect tip to start me off on my spring cleaning spree.

5. Clean Gross Window Tracks In One Step

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Clean window tracks year round with minimal effort by following this simple trick from The Intentional Mom. Whether they are sliding windows or sliding doors, this trick will help you shine them up like new again, and you only need a few common household items. With just baking soda, white vinegar, paper towels, a rag, an old toothbrush, and a butter knife, you can get everything wiped up and sparkling clean.

 

6. Clean A Bathroom Exhaust Fan

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My bathroom fan has a metal housing and I can see inside that the blades have caked on layers of dust and grime. It was super dirty since I never really had the chance to clean it before until I chanced upon this great instruction from Practically Functional. Now, the bathroom is completely steam-free and the mirrors have no fog on it.

7. Unclog Your Drains with Baking Soda and Vinegar

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If you’ve noticed standing water in your tub or your kitchen sink draining slowly, you probably have a clogged drain. Clean your drains naturally just by using baking soda and vinegar. The chemical reaction between these two ingredients works like magic. Try it for yourself by following the simple step-by-step instructions from Mom 4 Real.

8. Clean Your Air Vents For A Fresher Home

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Cleaning your air vents is something you can easily do yourself, even if you’re a novice like me. Primarily because I just stumbled upon this great tip from Organization Junkie. Ensure you are breathing clean air in your home by following along with the complete instructions on making your air vents squeaky clean.

9. Clean Oven Glass

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Tired of seeing dirty oven glass doors? We pay so much attention to cleaning our kitchen but often we neglect the doors of the oven. If you ask me, this is one area that is often filled with grime and before you start noticing them, they’d already piled up. I’m so glad I found a great tip from Polished Habitat and I can get started with my spring cleaning this weekend.

10. Clean Stove Burners

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Are you looking for the best, cheapest and easiest way to clean stove burners? The best part is that you won’t need to scrub the hardened oil and gunk from them. I never knew that just by using ammonia and sealing it in a Ziploc bag will automatically remove the grim. What an excellent tip!

11. DIY Clean The Dirtiest Things At Home

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12. Dust Lightbulbs

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13. Clean and Season an Old, Rusty Cast Iron Skillet

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14. Clean Your Shower Door Tracks

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15. Clean Your Windows

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16. Quick and Easy Way to Clean Blinds

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17. Swift Dust Socks

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18. Dust First Then Vacuum

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19. Spring Cleaning Checklist

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20. Get Your Mirrors Streak-Free

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21. Clean a Shower Head

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22. Spring Clean Your Car

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23. Clean Your Slow Cooker

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24. Clean Out the Refrigerator

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25. Clean Inside a Dishwasher

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26. Clean An Iron

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27. Deep-Clean Your Natural-Fabric Couch

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28. Clean a Moldy Water Bottle

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29. Homemade Tub, Tile And Grout Cleaner

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30. Clean, Deodorize and Care For A Mattress

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31. Clean Your Brush In Minutes

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32. Q Tips To Clean Tight Spaces

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33. Easy Way To Clean Microwave

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34. Clean Vintage Paintings With Bagel

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35. Clean Your Nasty Window Tracks Using One Simple Trick

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36. Clean Out Candle Jars

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Best Spring Cleaning Ideas - Easy Cleaning Tips For Home - DIY Cleaning Hacks and Product Recipes - Tips and Tricks for Cleaning the Bathroom, Kitchen, Floors and Countertops - Cheap Solutions for A Clean House

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