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21 Lazy Ways To Clean Your Man Cave

Just because you live in a frat house doesn't mean it has to smell like one. Here are some tips and tricks to freshen up your bachelor pad with little effort.

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1. Invest in an all-purpose cleaner.

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Pick a cleaner that you can use to clean literally every surface of your apartment. Ammonia-free cleaners will do the trick without leaving any pungent and/or girly scents behind.

3. Organize your empty bottles.

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Empty bottle organizers make it easy to dispose of your empties. Putting them back in the box they came in is a safe and simple way to recycle instead of letting bottles accumulate.

4. Deodorize with orange peels.

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Run orange peels through your garbage disposal to clean out your disposal and get your kitchen smelling fresh. Lemon peels or any other citrus rinds work, too.

5. Invest in indoor/outdoor furniture and accessories that can be hosed down.

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Not all indoor/outdoor furniture looks like it's made of AstroTurf. Waterproof rugs and furniture that your moms and girlfriends would approve of actually do exist.

6. Decorate with sporting equipment.

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Don't just throw your sporting goods in a corner or closet. Leaving them out in the open in an organized way is a great way to decorate and avoid unnecessary clutter.

10. Hide dryer sheets everywhere.

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In your closet! In your hamper! Between your sheets and mattress! Go crazy. Hide these bad boys everywhere for a fresh-out-of-the-dryer scented bro zone.

11. Clean your tub with power tools.

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14. Use a towel with your Swiffer.

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No need to buy replacement Swiffer cloths ever again. Invest in a Swiffer Sweeper and a small microfiber towel for a reusable multi-surface cleaning tool. Use for dusting floors or mopping up spilled beer. Just wash the towel and reuse (pro tip: actually washing the towel is key).

17. Line your coolers with garbage bags to prevent mold.

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Hopefully you've upgraded to a normal refrigerator at this point in your life. If not, preserve the cleanliness of your frat cooler by lining the inside with a garbage bag.

19. Channel your inner Mr. Clean.

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Take your cleaning cues from this bald bro and embrace the wonder of Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. They basically clean everything and are a quick, inexpensive way to clean your entire place.