Why not use lemons to sanitise your kitchen sink and waste pipes.
When your sink or waste starts to smell, the odour can overpower your whole kitchen. But who doesn’t love the vibrant scent of fresh lemon? This hack lets you smell that invigorating scent all the time. Even better? It couldn’t be easier. An added bonus? Your kitchen sink waste won’t just smell better, it will work better, too!
Clean the inside of your dishwasher.
Your dishwasher works hard to keep your dishes clean but to keep working its best, it needs to be cleaned, too! We’ve got some great hacks that will help eliminate grimy buildup in your dishwasher so it can get your dishes sparkling clean while also eliminating any drainage problems you may be experiencing. The best part? You’ve already got everything you need for this task within arm’s reach.
Use Borax to clean (almost) anything.
If you’re not already a fan of Borax, you’ve been missing out. Simply put: Borax is one of the most useful cleaning products around. Check out the link below to learn more about this wonder mineral along with the many ways — 31, but who’s counting? — you can use it around your house! From cleaning your carpets to dissolving sticky messes to deodorising a mattress, there are near-endless ways to put Borax to work. You can even feed your fruit trees with it!
Deodorize your garbage can.
Why settle for a smelly garbage can when you can eliminate those odours completely with homemade deodorising disks? A fabulous fix for stinky rubbish bins and litter boxes, these quick-to-make, easy-to-use disks get the job done with minimal effort. And did I happen to mention they’ll leave your home smelling fresh and clean — in the scent of your choice, either lavender or lemon — for an entire month?
Clean the inside of your oven (the easy way).
Of course, it’s not just the racks that need cleaning; the inside of your oven needs cleaning, as well. If you’ve ever spent hours scrubbing the inside of your oven in an attempt to get it clean, this may well be one of your least favourite household cleaning tasks. The best part? Most of the work takes place overnight while you sleep.