Over 145 House Cleaning Tips & Tricks
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I've been busy gathering all kinds of house cleaning tips from readers for all kinds of rooms, areas, surfaces, appliances, etc. in your home.

Take a look below for over 145 tips already submitted, or add your own!

I already have quite a few tips for cleaning that have been submitted, along with videos I've embedded onto the site that you can look at.

I have them organized alphabetically, by the type of object you want to clean, so you can find them easily.



You can jump to the section of the page you want by clicking on one of the letters below. In addition, you can submit your own trick or idea here.

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cleaning tips

Much of this website is devoted to how to remove various types of stains from various types of surfaces.

However, when you are removing stains you are often cleaning the item too, and so cleaning and stain removal really do overlap and go hand in hand.

I've been getting so many good stain removal tips from readers that I wanted expand and allow you to also submit your own ideas and tricks for house cleaning too.

In addition, I've added some of the best videos I've found from all over the web into this section as well.

So, click here to jump down onto the page to submit your own ideas, so it can be featured here with all the others.

If you have a homemade cleaners recipe to share, click the link to share it. You can also see over 75 other recipes already already submitted, or read my articles on homemade cleaning products for your home.

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General Tips

quick cleaning tasks
Quick Cleaning Tasks
don't forget these places to clean
10 Forgotten Places To Clean In Your House
monthly cleaning tasks
10 Monthly Cleaning & Laundry Tasks
sanitize home
Sanitize Home After Sickness


pH of cleaner
How pH Of Cleaner Affects Cleaning


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"A" Tips

aluminum pressure cooker
Cleaning Aluminum
aluminum siding
Cleaning Aluminum Siding
aluminum wheel
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels
household appliances
Cleaning Appliances


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"B" Tips

bamboo floor
Clean Bamboo Floors
bamboo flooring
Bamboo Floor Tips
grill grates
Barbecue Grill & Grill Grates
bathroom
Cleaning The Bathroom


bathroom mildew
Removing Bathroom Mold & Mildew
cleaning the bathtub
Bathtub Cleaning
bathtub faucet
Removing Rust Stains From Bathtub Naturally
bird
Bird Dropping Clean Up From Hard Surfaces


blender
Clean Blender Quickly And Easily
brass doorknob
Cleaning Brass
brick wall
Clean Brick
brick patio
Clean Bricks Using Oxygen Bleach


bronze cookware
Cleaning Bronze


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"C" Tips

melting candle
Remove Candle Wax
candleholder
Removing Melted Candle Wax From Glass
canvas tennis shoes
Canvas Cleaning
tree sap
Remove Tree Sap From Car


carpet
Reduce Carpet Odors With Essential Oils
basket of eggs
Egg Stains Off Car
car upholstery
Car Upholstery Cleaning
car upholstery
Remove Salt And Grit From Car Upholstery


cast iron cookware
Clean Cast Iron
salt in cast iron skillet
Cleaning Cast Iron Skillet {Home Remedies}
cleaning ceiling
Ceiling Cleaning
ceiling fan
Clean Ceiling Fans


chrome bathtub faucet
Cleaning Chrome
coffee maker
Clean Coffee Maker
coffee pot
Clean Coffee Pot
coffee pot
Coffee Pot Home Remedies


copper pots
Cleaning Copper
copper pot
Copper Pots {Home Remedies}
dirty concrete
Clean Concrete And Remove Stains
crayon on concrete
Remove Crayon On Concrete Or Brick


motor oil on garage floor
Removing Oil Stains From Concrete & Driveways
moss on concrete
Moss Removal From Concrete, Driveways & Walkways
corian countertops
Cleaning Corian
pencil
Remove Pencil Lead From Corian


kitchen countertop
Removing Countertop Stains
crayons
Remove Crayon Marks And Stains
crown moulding
Cleaning Crevices, Moulding & Tight Spaces
cutting board
Clean Cutting Board With Salt


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"D" Tips

wood deck
Clean Deck And Remove Stains
diamond ring
Clean Diamond Jewelry
dishwasher
6 Strategies To Empty The Dishwasher
dishwasher
Cleaning Dishwasher


clean dishwasher
Clean Dishwasher With Vinegar
empty dish soap bottle
What To Do When Kids Using Too Much Dish Soap
baby doll
Remove Marker Marks From Baby Doll
drain
Drain Cleaning


baking soda and vinegar chemical reaction
Vinegar And Baking Soda As Drain Clog Remover
dryer
Dryer Cleaning
melted crayons
Removing Crayon In Dryer
gum balls
Remove Gum From Dryer


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"E" Tips

egg
Cleaning Eggs Dropped On Floor
electric tea kettle
Descale An Electric Tea Kettle To Remove Hard Water Buildup


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"F" Tips

fiberglass
Clean Fiberglass
fireworks
Clean Fireworks Stains On Cement & Driveways
artificial flower
Clean Artificial Flowers With Salt


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"G" Tips

garage floor
Clean Garage Floor
garbage disposal
Smelly Garbage Disposal Remedies
garbage disposal
More Remedies For Garbage Disposal Smells
gold coins
Cleaning Gold


gold rings
Clean Gold Jewelry
graffiti on garage door
How To Remove Graffiti
granite counter top
Cleaning Granite Counter Tops
granite countertop
Removing Granite Stains From Countertop


barbecue grill cleaning
Barbecue Grill Cleaning
grouted tile
Clean Grout


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"H" Tips

woman applying hair dye
Remove Hair Dye From Hard Surfaces
sharpies
Remove Sharpie Ink From Hard Surfaces
shower head
Removing Hard Water Stains, Spots And Buildup
vinegar
Hard Water Stain Removal Using Vinegar


hardwood floors
Removing Stains On Hardwood Floors
cat on wood floor
Removing Pet Stains From Hardwood Floors


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"I" Tips

No tips have been submitted yet for this letter.

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"J" Tips

jewelry
Cleaning Jewelry
Polident denture tablets
Use Denture Cleaning Tablets For Jewelry


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"K" Tips

clean kitchen cabinets
Clean Kitchen Cabinets
kitchen
Kitchen Hints
kitchen sink
Clean Kitchen Sinks


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"L" Tips

red cloth lamp shade
Dusting Cloth Lamp Shades
leather sofa
Cleaning Leather
leather jacket
Removing Mildew From Leather
leather and suede sign
Cleaning Suede & Leather


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"M" Tips

mattress
Mattress Cleaning
mattress
Remove Urine From Mattress
baking soda
Cleaning Mattress With Baking Soda
mattress
Clean Mattress Stain Coming From Inside Mattress


microwave
Cleaning Microwave
microwave
Clean Microwave {Home Remedies}
mold and mildew on bathroom
Cleaning & Removing Mildew & Mold
coffee ring in mug
Removing Coffee & Tea Rings In Mugs & Cups


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"N" Tips

No tips have been submitted yet for this letter.

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"O" Tips

man cleaning oven
Oven Cleaning
clean oven
Cleaning Oven Racks With Ammonia


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"P" Tips

pearl necklace
Cleaning Pearls
pet playing on carpet
Remove Pet Hair
plastic containers
Cleaning Plastic
carrot juice
Remove Carrot Juice Stains From Plastic


plastic containers
Remove Tomato Stains From Plastic
porcelain kitchen sink
Clean Porcelain Sink
pots and pans
Cleaning Pots
burned pot
Cleaning Burned Pots With Baking Soda


pressure wash
How To Pressure Wash


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"Q" Tips

No house cleaning tips have been submitted yet for this letter.

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"R" Tips

refrigerator
Clean Refrigerator
inside refrigerator
Cleaning Refrigerator Naturally
rust stains
Removing Rust Stains From Objects
rusty chain
Removing Rust With Vinegar {From Metal}


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"S" Tips

dirty shoes gum on shoe scuff marks on white shoes shower
Cleaning Shoes Remove Gum On Shoe Remove Scuff Marks From Shoes With Toothpaste Clean A Shower


shower and bathtub, with curtain shower head glass shower door shower curtain
Cleaning Shower & Tub Walls & Floor Clean Shower Head With Vinegar Clean Shower Door Wash Shower Curtain


shower curtain power washing silver tea service silver necklace
Clean Shower Curtain Power Wash Siding On Your Home Cleaning Silver Clean Silver Jewelry


spice grinder sponges stainless steel pot stainless steel sink
Clean Spice Grinder Disinfect & Clean Sponge Clean Stainless Steel Clean Stainless Steel Sink


clean stove top porcelain stove drip pans suede shoes suede jacket macro
Clean Stove Top Cleaning Stove Drip Pans Suede Cleaning Clean Suede With Baking Soda


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"T" Tips

blue tile blue mop cleaning toilet pumice stick
Clean Tile Q & A: Rinsing Cleaner From Tile Floor Clean A Toilet Pumice Stick Or Stone For Toilet Ring


lysol cling, lavender scent toothbrushes toy ransom box
Remove Stains Caused By Lysol Cling Gel Clean Toothbrush Toy Ransom Box: To Get Kids To Pick Up


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"U" Tips

upholstered couch
Upholstery Cleaning


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"V" Tips

vinyl floor vinyl siding
Clean Vinyl Floors Cleaning Vinyl Siding


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"W" Tips

little girl cleaning wall crayon on wall permanent marker on wall washing machine
Cleaning Walls Crayon Removal From Walls Permanent Marker Removal From Walls Clean Washing Machine


washing machines white board wood desk crayon removal from wood floors
Getting Rid Of Washing Machine Smell Remove Permanent Marker From White Board Removing Wood Stain Crayon Removal From Wood Floors And Furniture


sharpie on wood dog on wood floor water stains on wood water glass sitting on wood table
Remove Permanent Marker From Wood Surfaces Removing Pet Stains On Wood Floors Removing Water Stains On Wood Floors Removing Water Stains From Wood Using Mineral Oil


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"X" Tips

No tips have been submitted yet for this letter.

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"Y" Tips

No tips have been submitted yet for this letter.

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"Z" Tips

No tips have been submitted yet for this letter.

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Do You Have A Cleaning Tip To Share?

Have you discovered a great way to clean something quickly or easily?

If so we would love to hear your cleaning tips below.

Just tell us what it is you cleaned, and how you did it, giving us enough details that someone else could follow your instructions themselves.

You can also tell us what homemade or commercial cleaning products you used to get the item clean.

Submitted Cleaning Tips

Click the links below to see cleaning tips already submitted by other readers.

Feel free to tell us in the comments if the tips worked for you too.

Toy Ransom Box: Method To Get Kids To Pick Up After Themselves 
Ever heard of a toy ransom box? There was some discussion of it here on the site recently when we were discussing how to get kids to pick up after …

Uses For Alka Seltzer For Cleaning Items In Your Home 
Below is a video showing several uses for alka seltzer for cleaning items in your home. The idea for each of them is to let the alka seltzer dissolve …

How To Clean Egg Stains Off Car 
When your car gets egged the most important thing you can do is to get the egg stains off as quickly as possible. This is not too difficult if you realize …

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