Everyone has one of those days where they trip, slip, drop something, land in something, or otherwise make a really gross mess. It’s bad enough in your own house (especially when you have to have people over and you’re trying to convince them you actually live like a human), but it’s way worse when it happens in someone else‘s house. Yikes!
So here is a collection of simple tricks for getting out of any household jam, using things you probably already have. Make your space look decent for company! Clean up that spill before your host notices! Prove yourself to be the MacGyver of cleaning stuff and impress your friends and relatives!
1.) Vinegar + baking soda = super clean diswasher
2.) Vinegar + baking soda = awesome
3.) Clean Wooden or Bamboo cutting boards with lemon and salt
4.) Clean out a garbage disposal with vinegar ice and lemon
5.) Lemons for hard water stains
6.) Ammonia cleans an oven just by being ammonia
7.) Ammonia for cleaning burners
8.) Use foil to clean glass cookware
9.) Use bread to pick up broken glass
10.) DIY vacuum nozzle
11.) Chalk for grease stain removal
12.) Use Play-Doh to clean up glitter
13.) Use a squeegee to de-fuzz a carpet
14.) Clean makeup brushes with baby shampoo
A lot of these use simple, cheap ingredients you probably already have. Just a reminder, though: NEVER EVER mix ammonia with anything that has or you think might have bleach in it, as this produces a poisonous gas. When using ammonia, it’s best to mix it with water only. Err on the side of caution and don’t play chemist. Any of these materials can also irritate skin and eyes, so wear gloves and try not to touch your face, too.