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20 Simple Tricks To Make Spring Cleaning So Much Easier

Spring cleaning doesn't have to be the bane of your existence this year. And you'll feel like such a boss once it's actually done.

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11. Get all the grossness out of your keyboard with a toothbrush and cotton swabs.

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Full directions here. (These pictures will probably make you cringe/not go on the internet for the rest of the day.)

19. Use the hanger trick to get rid of clothes you don't wear anymore.

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Hang all your clothes so your hangers face backward. When you wear something, turn the hanger around. After a year, if something is still on a backward hanger, give it away.

20. And the best possible advice: Drink while you clean.

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You know how sometimes you come home after a few drinks and have a strange, overwhelming urge to clean everything? Channel that feeling. The best part is when you wake up the next day and are genuinely surprised and delighted at how clean everything is.

Many of these useful tricks, plus a ton more, come from r/lifehacks and Real Simple.