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    Posted on Jun 10, 2017

    23 Easy Hacks That'll Make Every Lazy Girl's Life So Much Easier

    Be lazy — just don't look like you are.

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    1. Yes, you CAN clean your house just by walking around.

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    You know those sickeningly cozy socks that make you feel like a baby? Well, put those things on. Walk around your house. Take them off. You just dusted your apartment by simply having feet.

    2. If you've got a small area to dust — like a lampshade or a pillow — a lint roller will work wonders.

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    Run a lint roller over lampshades, mantels, and bookshelves to dust and vacuum all at once.

    3. Use an exfoliating glove over a rubber glove to wipe down dusty surfaces in your house.

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    You can use a bit of liquid soap and water on it if you want a more powerful clean.

    4. OK, your window blinds are dusty but who has the time to deal with that crap? Here's an easy hack that'll take care of all that annoying dust.

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    5. Furniture polish will make EVERYTHING in your house look like new.

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    See how shiny this fridge looks? PROBS BC OF WOOD FURNITURE POLISH. Don't use on your floor, tho, unless you're trying to prank someone.

    6. Save yourself the hassle of scraping melted cheese off everything by lining your toaster with tinfoil before using it.

    7. Help the environment (and save yourself time and energy, LOL) by eating things out of their original containers.

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    No mess, no fuss.

    8. And, you know, INNOVATE.

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    Honestly, this is the peak of dunking ingenuity.

    9. Use tape to pick up crumbs, or sequins, or glitter — or whatever it is that you've dropped on the floor.

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    Tape. It's a fantastic resource. It's ALSO great for getting pet hair off of stuff like pillows and comforters.

    10. Get your house an anti-microbial doormat and maybe institute a shoes-off policy.

    I mean, come on, shoes off? It's the best! Plus this doormat will help you get rid of dirt and odors BEFORE they get in the door.

    Get your own from Amazon for $61.42.

    11. Invest in home tools — like this combo pasta pot and colander — that mean less clean up in the end.

    Get this Bialetti five-quart pasta pot from Amazon for $29.99.

    12. Keep your cleaning products in the area where you use 'em.

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    In other words, keep your bathroom cleaning products in the bathroom, your shower cleaning products in the shower, and your kitchen stuff in the kitchen. You'll be more likely to use them that way.

    13. Use liquid shower gel (not soap) to avoid soap scum buildup in your tub.

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    "The fats and oils in soaps create problems with soap scum," Lynn Marie Bower, cofounder of the Healthy House Institute, tells Housekeeping Channel. But because body wash is technically a detergent, it's specifically formulated to prevent gross crud from caking up in the shower.

    14. Got a messy blender? Throw some soap and water in there and hit BLEND.

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    Press a button and you're done.

    15. Plastic wrap makes a great refrigerator-shelf liner.

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    When things get gross, just rip out the liners and add new ones.

    16. You're probably cooking a lot of food in your microwave (same), and it's probs pretty gross. But that's easy to clean.

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    Just mix two cups of water with a half a cup of vinegar and microwave it on high power for three minutes. When it's done you should be able to wipe your 'wave down, and there you go.

    17. Keep cleaning liquid in the bottom of the toilet brush pan.

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    Obviously, make sure to wash your toilet brush after using because dat shit nasty.

    18. Hey, save yourself some hassle and get dark colored towels so you can't see stains and dirt as well.

    You can get these towels on Amazon for $17.99.

    19. Remember, you can wash almost everything in the dishwasher.

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    If you're lucky enough to have one. For a full list of things you can wash in a dishwasher, go here.

    20. But if you don't have a dishwasher, you can clean a dirty stainless steel pan by simply filling it with water (and a dab of soap) and heating it up on the stove again.

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    The heat will help remove stuck-on food from the bottom of the pan and make it much easier to scrub everything off.

    21. If your gas burners are covered in grease, clean 'em with a little ammonia. THAT'S ALL.

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    Pick up burners. Put burners in bags with 1/4 cup of ammonia. Seal bags. Let sit overnight. Wipe burners with sponge. DASSSSS IT.

    22. Run one part vinegar and one part water through a brew cycle in your coffeemaker to get dried coffee gunk out of it.

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    Then run just water through the cycle twice to make the vinegar smell go away.

    23. Soak a nontoxic and biodegradable dryer sheet in a pan to remove baked-on food.

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    Barely lift a finger.

    And enjoy killing all the birds with one stone.

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    Then go take a nap.

    If you are still feeling lazy but you need to get your clean on, check out this life-changing list of "29 Things That Will Basically Clean For You."

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