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Clean home tricks—14 genius ways

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We all want to have a home that looks, smells and feels fresh as a daisy, but finding the time to commit to an inclusive cleaning schedule can be tough. Not any more though, as we've found some great tips for maintaining a gorgeously clean home with minimal effort!

From a bedroom that's a breath of fresh air to kitchen tips that will cut your cleaning time in half, we've got all the secrets that professional cleaners might not want you to know.

Grab a pen and let's get cracking…

1. Don't have bar soap as it gets slimy

Opt for a liquid soap dispenser instead.

2. To remove water marks from your taps

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Drummonds Bathrooms

Drummonds Case Study: European Retreat, Denmark

Drummonds Bathrooms

Rub toothpaste over them.

3. To remove limescale​ from your shower head

Battersea:  Bathroom by LEIVARS
LEIVARS

Battersea

LEIVARS

Soak it in a bag of vinegar overnight.

4. Banish musty smells

By leaving an open container of bicarbonate of soda in your towel cupboard.

5. To bling your copper kitchen accessories back up​

 Kitchen by PimpYourKitchen
PimpYourKitchen

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PimpYourKitchen

Wipe them with ketchup!

6. To keep your chopping boards hygienic​

 Kitchen by e15
e15

Cutting board CUT

e15
e15
e15

Rub rock salt on them before wiping with a fresh lemon.

7. To shine your windows and keep them streak-free

Cliff Dwelling:  Living room by Specht Architects
Specht Architects

Cliff Dwelling

Specht Architects

Use vinegar!

8. To make wood scratches disappear

Rub a shelled walnut on them.

9. What make for ideal lint-free mirror wipes?

Coffee filters!

10. Vacuum your sofa at least once a week

You won't believe the crumbs that get between the cushions.

11. To prevent your wooden floors getting too slippery and dusty

Vinegar Hill Apartment:  Bedroom by General Assembly
General Assembly

Vinegar Hill Apartment

General Assembly

Use a Swiffer to clean them.

12. Regularly declutter your wardrobe

Darnley Road:  Bedroom by Will Eckersley
Will Eckersley

Darnley Road

Will Eckersley

And throw away any old, smelly shoes.

13. To prevent your decking rotting or getting slimy

Pressure wash it once a year.

14. To keep your garden furniture free of grime

Wipe it once a week from spring to autumn.

For more handy cleaning tips, take a look at this Ideabook: 26 deep cleaning tips every clean freak should know.

Are you ready to make life easier for yourself?
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