The ending of the year is a fun season especially for those who love to pay special attention to their homes and not to forget the parties you will be going to and guess what?
It’s finally here! The homes need to be cleaned and be ready to look their best for the guests. Did I say PARTIES? Yes, I did, I know you may be wondering what does going to a party or a club or for dinner has to do with cleaning.
Of course, you won’t be cleaning anyone’s home. Very soon you will see why even when you are out of your house cleaning tips are still needed.
I have put together 10 tips that’ll help in emergency cleaning tips and clever tricks that you can do in your home to make the season fun.
Not only for holidays but for all the seasons of the year. You are sure to find these tips helpful and very witty that you’ll want to try them.
(1) REMOVING ODOR FROM A STINKY SHOES USING THE
If you are cleaning your home odour is the main thing you should try to eliminate. One of the things that cause our home to smell and have a musky odour is (STINKY SHOES) That’s is one of the main culprits.
You really don’t want your guests to have to cover their noses when the only thing that should be sweeping across their faces is the smell of cakes baking in the oven and the delicious aroma of the meal that they came to indulge in.
To remove the bad odour gather all the stinky shoes lying around. Place the shoes in a plastic bag Making sure it is tied tightly then place the shoe in the freezer for as long as you can allow it to.
How this works is quite simple. Bacteria is the cause of the bad odour coming from the shoes. The coldness in the freezer will kill the bacteria.
With no bacteria, your shoes will have not have a bad odour. Place it back in the area it belongs to. Your home will smell amazing especially the bedrooms.
(2) REMOVE LIPSTICK STAIN WITH A BAR SOAP
For most people, the festive season is a time for parties. Buying new clothes for these occasions is inevitable one just cannot avoid it.
However, if your clothes have to be returned to the seller you want to keep them soil-free but, just in case this clearly unavoidable incident should happen, don’t panic.
Here is how to remove one of the worst stains (LIPSTICK)To be on the safe side always travel with a small piece of bar soap. Simply rush to the restroom, wet the soap, and rub onto the stain.
Use both hands to rub the stained area together until the stain disappear, then use a damp rag to wipe the soap away. TADA! and there you have it, the stain is gone.
(3) CLEAN YOUR MICROWAVE IN A WINK
Use a glass bowl half with warm water. Take a lemon and drop it in the water then place the bowl in the microwave for only 4-5 minutes. The steam from the water will loosen the grease and the spiled food making it easier to clean.
Just in case you’re wondering whats the purpose of the lemon. The lemon eliminates the odour so when you open your microwave you are greeted with a lemony fragrance.
(4) EMERGENCY SMELLY SHOE ODOR ELIMINATOR
To quickly remove the odour from a smelly shoe. Simply spray the inside with Febreeze linen spray. The stinky odour will diminish instantly leaving your shoes smelling hmmm, just like linen spray.
(5) IN A RUSH? NO MORE IRONING
Stop your clothes from creasing. If you have a lot of clothes jammed in your closet. Even if they are on a hanger. Trying to fit them so they hold can cause creases leaving your clothes looking old.
In the festive season when you are on the go you really don’t have the time to be ironing. To stop this from occurring. Hang each clothes a 1/3 of an inch away from each other.
This will give more space in between each hanger while your closet will look more organized. This will also make finding a particular item easier.
(6) HOLIDAY QUICK AND EASY DECLUTTER
In a home, everyone has a personal area. If everyone declutters that area then your home will be on its way to a general declutter. Have three boxes ready.
(one) for stuff you need, (two) for stuff, you don’t need, and (three) for stuff you will be giving away. If you haven’t used it for the entire year you probably don’t need it.
(7) PLACE YOUR SWEATER IN THE FREEZER
Why you make ask? Moths are insects that actually live anywhere, in your home, and especially in your sweaters because of their warmth. Yes, moths are fans of wool. Their eggs are so tiny you cannot see them with the naked eye but they are there.
To kill the eggs fold the sweater and place it in a plastic bag. Seal the bag and place it in the freezer. Let it remain over-night the next morning remove the sweater from the bag and immediately toss it in the washer.
(8) HOW TO KEEP MOTH AWAY FROM CLOTHES
To do this is pretty simple. Fill a spray bottle with water. Drop five drops of Cedar Essential Oil in the bottle and shake well to distribute.
Have pieces of paper towels ready. Mist the strips of paper with the spray. Then, stuck it onto the hanger with the sweater. Do this for every third hanger. No more of those little culprits hanging around.
(9) EASY CLEANING WOODEN FLOOR
Cleaning a wooden floor is not that difficult as it seems. All you need is a broom and a lint-free cleaning rag. Wet the rag with warm water and squeeze well. Obviously, my floor is not wooden but check out the broom.
Cover the bristles of the broom with the rag. Then, push the broom forward and then pull backwards. Continue doing this for the entire area. That’s a quick and easy way to effectively clean your wooden floor.
We hope these tips will be useful to you with these amazing holiday cleaning tips.