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    24 Tips About Cleaning That Will Transform You Into Marie Kondo

    Put on your favourite cleaning playlist — let's get to work!

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    1. Start with the most common enemy — dust. Using an extendable duster, start at your ceiling lights and corners, then slowly work your way down your walls.

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    2. After you're done dusting your home, grab a pack of fabric softener sheets and rub them against your baseboards. This extra step will keep those guys from getting dusty for ages!

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    3. Keep pet hair at bay with a pet hair roller that doesn't need any sheets or refills so that you can use it again and again without having to break out the vacuum cleaner.

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    4. Wash and dry your pillows, bedsheets and clothes — and keep them from losing their bounce with some spiky dryer balls. They also cut down on drying time so the environment will thank you!

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    5. Run your dishwasher with a dishwasher cleaner from time to time — it will help keep your machine happy and your dishes super fresh.

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    6. Make dusting blinds, keyboards and A/C vents easier with a microfibre wand that will help you get it all done quickly.

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    7. In fact, stock up on microfibre cloths, which are excellent for streak-free cleaning. Use them in your car, for your windows, stainless steel surfaces, wood furniture and basically anything else you can think of.

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    8. Do yourself a favour and get a smear free stainless steel cleaner that you can use with your new microfibre cloths so that all your appliances are spick and span.

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    9. Keep your wooden furniture looking fresh with some wood conditioner which will bring out the natural colour in the wood and adds a layer of protection.

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    10. Get rid of even the oldest, toughest bathroom stains with a mould and mildew removal gel that doesn't require any scrubbing! That's right, just chuck it on overnight and wipe it away in the morning.

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    11. But if you do need to scrub, invest in some cleaning brushes that come in sizes as small as a toothbrush so you can get to every nook and cranny.

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    12. If you've got stains in your toilet bowl that just never seem to go away, get your hands on a pumice cleaning stone. They work like magic, you'll just have to trust us.

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    13. If you really hate scrubbing, get some scrubbing attachments that can fit onto any drill and get it all done in ~record time~. You can use them in bathrooms, on your floors and even on the wheels of your car!

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    14. Get stinky drains under control with some deodorising drain sticks that actually eat away at organic matter.

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    15. But if your drain is full of hair and you need to deal with that first, use a drain snake to get all the gunk out.

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    16. And then ensure you're keeping it clean with a sink shroom, that will catch loose hairs before they can form knots in your drain!

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    17. Touch up everyday messes so that it doesn't all fall onto ~cleaning day~ with a hand held cordless vacuum.

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    18. Use an air duster to get every tiny crumb out of your keyboard, because (hard as we try not to) we always end up eating over our computer — don't even try to deny it.

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    19. Keep your sponges dry and clean with a steel suction basket that you can use in your bathroom, kitchen or anywhere you desire.

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    20. Keep your make-up brushes clean with a silicone cleaning mat you can stick to your sink. Not only will it help make-up application, but dirty brushes are terrible for your skin.

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    21. And use it with a cruelty free, plant-based and paraben-free make-up brush shampoo for ultimate effectiveness. This particular formula will leave your brushes super soft.

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    22. Keep your water bottles clean with a bottle cleaner that can also be used for vases, pots and jugs that can't be cleaned by hand.

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    23. And fight water bottle odor and general grossness with some cleansing tablets that will leave your bottles sparkling clean.

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    24. And finally, for any stains that remain, get some hard surface cleaner which will literally remove any and ALL stains.

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