Top 10 Household Cleaning Tips!
1) Smelly Shoes?
Deodourise your smelly shoes by sprinkling some baking soda inside your shoes. Remember to tap them out before you wear them the next time.
2) Erase permanent marker stains?
Wooden surfaces - use toothpaste, other surfaces try WD40!
3) Dusty soft toys?
Best solution is to bath them in washing machine. Use a lint roller to to roll over in between bath should solve the dust problem
4) Pet odour?
Try sprinkling a generous amount of baking soda onto upholstery surfaces (especially pet's bed). Vacuum them up after 30mins.
5) Slow drainage in your sink?
Pour a least half a cup of baking soda into the drainage and follow by the same amount of white vinegar. Remember to cover the drainage hole for maximum effect. Flush hot water after 10 minutes.
6) Clean chopping board?
Spinkle some coarse salt or baking soda over your chopping board and use a thick slice of lemon to rub against the board. This will reduce/remove the stains and stink from the cutting board.
7) Mould / Mildew on towel?
Dust away the spores in a well ventilated area and sun your towel for at least 2 hours. Pre soak in bleach solution before washing. Do remember to check if bleaching is suitable for your towel.
8) Dull silver kitchenware?
Rub/brush with toothpaste, rinse and dry. Be sure not to use too much toothpaste
9) A trick to shine your windows!
Dilute 1 tablespoon to half pail of water and spray onto window before wiping with a microfibre cloth.
10) Greasy kitchen cabinets?
Mama lemon and warm water are an effective degreaser. Dilute a few drops of mama lemon with warm water and use it to wipe down the kitchen cabinets.
Author: Tiffany Goh, Art of Cleaning Pte Ltd
Art of Cleaning is one of the leaders in the Singapore carpet cleaning industry. We take pride in our work and strives to be the leading cleaning company in Singapore!
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