Summer is a time to get outside and start enjoying yourself so thinking about cleaning might be the last thing on your mind. Prepping your home and garden for summer is a great way to make the most of your beautiful exterior areas for family fun and outdoor dining. Starting with a big spring clean is one of the first steps in getting your house ready for the warmer weather, but once the sunshine arrives, there is a host of cleaning hacks you can use to keep your home looking and feeling fresh all season. If you’re looking to make your cleaning routine a breeze, take a look at these handy hacks to get you started.
During the summer, lemon will probably be a permanent fixture on your grocery list. Not only do they add zingy flavors to your favorite drinks, but they can also be used for cleaning too. Using half a lemon, rub it into stainless steel fixtures and wipe with a cloth afterward and it’ll be sparkling in no time. Due to its antibacterial power too, lemons can also be used to disinfect worktops.
Cleaning your outside grill
Barbeques are often a favorite pastime during the summer months and if your grill has seen better days, before purchasing for a new one, why not clean it with oven cleaner? Just like using products in your conventional oven, while the grate is slightly warm use the cleaning products to lift off the grime. You might need a brush for those tough spots, but it’ll be worth the effort.
Removing tough stains
With kids and pets going in and out of the garden during the summer, your carpets might start to look a bit grubby and in need of some revival. There is a selection of non-toxic products that can help lift dried in dirt and grime plus they are safe for both children and pets. For those stubborn patches, turn to experts at My Technicare who can help with deep cleaning ready for summer.
Try rubber gloves to remove pet hair
If you’re vacuumed your home, and you are still having issues with embedded pet hair, why not try using your rubber gloves? All you need to do is put your gloves on and run your hand over the area you want to clean. Doing this helps to create friction that pulls the hair more easily from stubborn spots.
Use baby wipes to clean furniture
Baby wipes are perfect for cleaning a multitude of things, so it’s no surprise they also work wonders on furniture. Due to their ‘gentle on baby’ composition, they won’t ruin the material either.
Use dryer sheets to clean shelves
Dryer sheets are the perfect way to get rid of dust and dirt from shelving and baseboards. Due to their anti-static nature, they repel dust and are a quick win if you’re in a hurry.
These are just few cleaning hacks that will see you through the summer months. Why not give them a try?