10 Of The Best Cleaning Hacks For Busy Parents
I think it goes without saying that parents are some of the busiest people in the world. Between balancing work and home obligations there’s barely any time to shower. Nevermind keeping up with housework. Parenting is overwhelming – to say the least. Which is why cleaning hacks are a busy parent’s best friend. However, there are a lot of cleaning hacks out there that each claim to be the best. It can be hard to tell the difference between a cleaning hack and a fail. As a mom of 4, I’ve tried out my fair share of cleaning hacks. These 10 are my top 10 best cleaning hacks. These hacks save me a lot of time and even money on fancy cleaning supplies.
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Keep Your Fridge Clean With Press N’ Seal
Sticky messes are almost unavoidable in fridges. Use the Glad Press N’ Seal cleaning hack to make sticky fridge messes a thing of the past. Simply line each shelf and drawer with Glad Press N’ Seal. When an inevitable spill happens, just replace the Glad Press N’ Seal.
Clean Up Oven Spills In Seconds With Oven Liners
What’s worse than an oven spill? A baked on oven spill. Not to worry though. Use oven liners and clean up oven spills without scrubbing. This oven cleaning hack is going to save you a lot of time.
Dryer Sheets Are Great For Repealing Dust
When my grandma used to wipe down her blinds with a dryer sheet, it used to baffle me. Then I learned that she did that because dryer sheets repel dust. Meaning she’d have to clean the blinds less often. So now I practice this dryer sheet cleaning hack in my own home. This cleaning hack works great on baseboards too.
Use A Lint Brush To Make Cleaning Up Crumbs A Breeze
Clean Up Pet Hair Easily With Rubber Gloves
I love my fur babies more than anything, but not all the fur they leave behind. It just seems to stick to everything. Besides investing in a good vacuum you can also use the rubber glove cleaning hack to help. Just wipe down surfaces and fabrics with the rubber glove. The static electricity created by the rubber gloves picks up the dog hair with ease. Afterwards just rinse off the glove to clean it.
Clean Screens With Coffee Filters
Cleaning screens with traditional paper towels can leave little fibres behind. Which means having to dust them afterwards. Save time by using the coffee filter cleaning hack. Clean your screens using coffee filters instead. That will leave your screens squeaky clean.
Spot Clean Furniture With Baby Wipes
This baby wipe cleaning hack will save you a lot of time and money. Baby wipes are the perfect dampness and contain gentle cleaners that make them perfect for spot cleaning furniture. Of course, you should always test a hidden spot before.
Use Pillowcases To Clean Your Ceiling Fans
Cleaning ceiling fans can mean getting dust and debris everywhere. Which means cleaning up after cleaning up. Using the pillowcase cleaning hack can save you from cleaning up after cleaning up. Cover each ceiling fan blade with a pillowcase and wipe clean one at a time. All dust and debris fall into the pillowcase.
Paint Rollers For Popcorn Ceilings
Cleaning popcorn ceilings can cause a bunch of debris to fall on the floor. But using the paint roller cleaning hack can save the mess of cleaning popcorn ceilings. Roll a damp high-nap paint roller over your popcorn ceiling to clean it without making a mess.
Magic Erasers Are Really Magic
Seriously, these little sponges are amazing. I have used them for everything from cleaning marker off my walls to cleaning the white tile grout in my foyer 10 minutes before guests show up. They might just be my favourite cleaning hack of all.