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    Updated on Dec 8, 2019. Posted on Nov 26, 2017

    Literally 536 Solutions To All The Cleaning Questions You've Ever Had

    Whoa, brilliant.

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    1. 17 Smart Cleaning Tricks Our Readers Actually Tried And Loved /

    My favorite on the list: One reader vacuums up bits of cloves to make her home smell less like an old vacuum.

    Get the vacuum from Amazon for $14.88 and the cloves for $4.86.

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    The only thing mayo is good for is getting water stains off of wood, IMHO.

    Learn how to do it here.

    3. I Tried 7 Clothes Hacks And Some Of Them Were Really Good

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    You've wasted so much time trying to scrub out pen marks when all you needed was a spritz of hairspray.

    4. I Tested 9 Popular Pinterest Cleaning Hacks And Here's What Actually Worked

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    Vodka + Vinegar = A match made in heaven.

    Who knew?!

    5. 28 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

    Wrap a plastic bag full of vinegar around your shower head to get rid of scuzzy soap buildup.

    6. 7 Bedroom Cleaning Ideas You'll Actually Want To Try

    Photo by Annie Schlechter. Courtesy of Martha Stewart Living. Copyright Β©2014.

    Did you know you can clean a ceiling fan with a pillow case? Me either, until now. But it's pure genius.

    7. 29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

    There's nothing more disturbing than the rusty gunk on your stove, but apparently baking soda + hydrogen peroxide is the key.

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    Please be careful with your screens. Just buff the screen with a microfiber towel and dilute some white vinegar if you really can't get the dirt off with the dry towel.

    Get a 12-pack of microfiber towel on Amazon for $9.91.

    9. 42 Ways To Make Your Entire Home Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

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    My favorite from the list: Use a coffee filter to dust off your TV so nothing distracts from watching an entire season of Stranger Things.

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    Yeah, that's why the kitchen smells whenever you cook. Clean your oven.

    11. 37 Cleaning Basics You Should Probably Know By Now

    Did you know that you could ~ refresh ~ your mattress with baking soda and essential oils?! No? Then you probably didn't know about the rest of these cleaning basics.

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    When you spill wine on the carpet, clean it up with vinegar and baking soda.

    13. 13 Ways To Clean Your Gadgets With Everyday Items

    Gotta clean out that (*gag*) ear wax: use cotton swabs and soaked in rubbing alcohol.

    14. 7 Easy Cleaning Tips You'll Actually Want To Try

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    Stand your sponge up with a binder clip so it's not soaking in it's own mess. 😬

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    The klutz in you is definitely going to need the grass stain trick. (Spoiler: it's rubbing alcohol.)

    16. Period Stains Are No Match For These Easy Cleaning Hacks

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    You could've saved so many pairs of underwear if only you washed them in salt and water.

    17. How To Clean (Almost) Anything And Everything /

    Grate a potato to clean the cheese bits out of the holes without grating your fingers.

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    18. We Tested Gadgets For People Who Suck At Cleaning, And Here's What Actually Worked

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    I love my lil' fur ball sweeper.

    19. This Carpet Cleaner Makes Stains Vanish Before Your Eyes, And Guys, Magic Is Real

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    If you're really not into hacks, this'll probably do the trick. Plus, it works on a ton of surfaces!

    Get it from Amazon for $10.25.

    20. This $4 Surface Cleaner Can Basically Do It All, So Stop Buying A Million Products

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    Honestly... It's worth it just to see your pans shine.

    Get Bar Keepers Friend Cleanser from Amazon for $6.96.

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    Perfect if you're lazy and/or have a tiny apartment. Get it from Amazon for $49 or get the cheaper model for $29.99.

    22. 26 Things To Help You Clean Every Hard-To-Clean Spot In Your House

    These little tools, called the Scrigits, scrape without scratching! Amazing.

    Get two from Amazon for $6.99.

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    Scrub everything down with Oxi-Clean ($12.48), or use Puracy Natural All-Purpose Cleaner ($13.25) if the smell of chemicals make you a little woozy.

    24. 29 Perfect Gifts For The Germaphobe In Your Life /

    I don't need one of those ultraviolet lights to know that some gross stuff went down on those sheets. I'll bring my own, thank you.

    Get this travel sheet here.

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    25. 31 Little Things You've Probably Forgotten You Need To Clean

    Your πŸ‘ phone πŸ‘ is πŸ‘ nasty! πŸ‘

    28. 25 Incredibly Useful Spring Cleaning Cheat Sheets

    So you don't "forget" anything. 😏

    29. 14 Cheat Sheets For Anyone Who Hates Laundry But Does It Anyway

    Laundry will always suck, but at least now you'll know how to get rid of those hideous armpit stains.

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