8 Beyond Genius Cleaning Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

The holidays are almost here and it’s time to make sure that your home is perfectly clean before that inspecting mother-in-law comes over. And even if you’re reading this at a different time of the year, these cleaning hacks and tips can still help you! Spending extra hours just on certain chores will be a thing of the past. Seriously, I found some awesome tricks that’ll make your life so much easier when it comes to getting ready for guests to come over (or even spring cleaning time).

So check out the cleaning tips and tricks that I’ve found from awesome bloggers below, and be sure to take a look at the tutorials on the original page!



Microwave Sponge to Disinfect and Clean Microwave

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Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

A great way to disinfect your sponges is to microwave them on high for 1 minute. And an added benefit to this hack? The water in the sponge is released and moistens the dried food on the sides of your microwave (yes for easy cleaning!).

Turn on AC Before Dusting

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Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

If you turn your AC on before dusting, any floating dust particles that get knocked up into the air will be sucked into the filter, and leave you with cleaner air to breath.

Grapefruit and Salt to Get Rid of Soap Scum

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Found from Organization Junkie

If you have a lot of gross soap scum build-up, a great way to get rid of it is with a halved grapefruit and salt. The citric acid and the rough salt will get it up right away!

Attach Microfiber Cloth Around a Broom

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Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

If you want any easy way to dust high and hard to get places, attach a microfiber cloth to a broom with a rubber band. No need to strain yourself.

DIY Lavender Laundry Sponge

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Found from Smart School House

An awesome way to have your clothes come out smelling and feeling fresh every time is to try this tutorial for creating reusable lavender laundry sponges. Definitely a great way to make your laundry smell super good!

Use Canned Air to Dust Bathroom Exhaust Fans

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Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Ever notice how the fans in bathrooms can get seriously dusty? It’s a bit of an eyesore to say the least. But with canned air, you can get rid of it fast and easy (also, it doesn’t cost much either).

Scented Cleaning Vinegar

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Found from One Good Thing By Jillee

If you’re looking for a more natural product to clean your home with, then try this tutorial which will show you how to make a nicely scented cleaning vinegar. Definitely worth your time!

Dust Your Light Bulbs for More Light

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Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

When dusting, make sure to get the light bulbs! A lot of the time, people don’t clean them and end up having a more dimly lit room because of it.


If you hate cleaning your home because it takes so long to complete, then I hope these hacks help you hate it a little less. Seriously, nobody likes doing it, but at least we can shave off some hours when house cleaning. No sense in wasting your time when you could be relaxing in a freshly clean home with a cup of coffee!

Now if you have any questions on cleaning hacks and tips, let me know in the comments down below! I’d love to hear about them!

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