I don’t know about you but there’s nothing I love more than a good hack – in this case, a list of 20 brilliant spring cleaning hacks.
As much as I loathe the day-to-day cleaning (especially laundry), I actually enjoy the ‘fresh start’ that Spring cleaning my home gives me and my family.
We acquire so many things throughout the year that we hardly ever use, so it always feels good to get rid of things that have been collecting dust for a while.
So grab your gloves, mops, and buckets, and let’s get right into the 20 Spring Cleaning Hacks that will completely transform your home.
Homemade Cleaning Products
First things first, you have to have something to actually clean the house with!
While I know It’s easy to just run to Target and pick up the latest and greatest ‘All-Purpose Cleaner’, I encourage you to consider a more natural approach – especially if you have little ones running around.
Believe it or not, in addition to being non-toxic, homemade cleaning products clean just as well, if not better, than your favorite commercial cleaning products.
Here are some easy, Homemade Cleaning Products that you can make right now!
All Natural Pine Vinegar
This All Natural Pine Vinegar is one of the easiest DIY cleaning recipes – especially if you have any nearby Pine Tree’s! Find the recipe here!
Tea Tree Oil Cleaners
Tea Tree Oil is such an amazing multi-purpose essential oil. It has anti-fungal and antibacterial benefits which makes it perfect for homemade cleaning products.
This brand is perfect not only for homemade cleaning recipes but also for clearing up acne and treating bug bites!
Click here to learn how to make an All-Purpose Cleaner, Bathroom Scrub, and even a Laundry Cleaning Booster with Tea Tree Oil.
All Natural ‘Febreze’ Recipe
As much as I love Febreze, it has two major downsides:
1. It’s kind of pricey
2. It’s known to contain harmful toxins!
Luckily, you can make your own All Natural ‘Febreze’ with this awesome recipe.
Lemon Juice, Baking Soda, Salt, And Vinegar Cleaners
Some of my favorite and most powerful homemade cleaning recipes can be made with items that you have in your pantry right now.
Learn how to make some awesome homemade cleaning products with these four ingredients, including a garbage disposal cleaner (a must-have), here.
Homemade Dusting Spray
I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t dusted…in a while.
For some reason, dusting is the one thing that always slips my mind – until I see a bunch of buildup on my shelves or blinds.
Plus, most of the dusting products out there leave some sort of residue that I’m just really NOT a fan of!
Check out this super simple dusting spray recipe to learn how to make a homemade dusting spray that doesn’t leave any buildup!
Spring Cleaning Hacks For The Kitchen
Now that we have our cleaning products made and ready to go, it’s time to start cleaning!
One of my favorite places to start is one of the places that we utilize the most, the kitchen!
Cleaning The Microwave
Cleaning the microwave can be a real hassle, especially if it’s been a while since it’s had a good, thorough cleaning.
Luckily, cleaning the microwave doesn’t have to be hard, check out this cleaning hack to find out how to clean your microwave in as little as five minutes – without scrubbing or harsh chemicals.
Cleaning The Dishwasher
Raise your hand if you never knew that you should be cleaning your dishwasher.
If you’re wondering, my hand is raised too!
At the most, I’d clean the outside of the dishwasher but I’ve never actually cleaned it out before.
If this sounds like you, don’t worry!
Check out this post to learn 3 simple ways that you can clean out your dishwasher with items that you already have in your home.
Cleaning Your Oven Racks
If you frequently use your oven, you know that your oven racks can become pretty icky.
Cleaning your oven racks can be a pretty tedious task, however, by following this step-by-step tutorial, your oven racks will look brand new in no time.
Cleaning Stainless Steel Appliances
Stainless steel appliances are known for their chic appearance and durability.
However, the ‘stainless’ claim may not be 100% true.
Dirt, grime, and pesky fingerprints can all show up on your stainless steel appliances.
Luckily, stainless steel is pretty easy to clean.
Check out this post for four ways that you can make sure your stainless steel appliances continue to shine.
Cleaning Your Garbage Can
As we all know, garbage cans can cause your entire home to smell – especially if you don’t clean them regularly.
Check out this post to learn how to easily clean your smelly garbage can.
Cleaning Your Garbage Disposal
There’s nothing worse than leaning over your sink to wash dishes and inhaling the sour stench of your garbage disposal.
Check out this tutorial to find out how to get your garbage disposal back in tip-top shape while also getting rid of that horrendous stench.
Spring Cleaning Hacks For The Bathroom
Our kitchen is clean and smells good!
Now it’s time to get down and dirty and clean up those bathrooms.
Cleaning Your Bathroom Sink
From toothpaste stains to plain old rust and build-up, our bathroom sinks are a breeding ground for tons of germs.
Check out this post to find out two effective ways to clean and disinfect your bathroom sink.
Cleaning Your Bathtub
We all know how quickly dirt can build up in the bathtub and sometimes those stains aren’t easy to get out.
Check out this post to find out how to easily clean your bathtub with one product.
Cleaning Your Shower Head
The showerhead is one of the most overlooked areas when it comes to cleaning your bathroom, however, they are SO simple to clean
Check out this post to find out how to clean your showerhead with items that you likely have laying around the house.
Cleaning Your Shower Door Tracks
Another extremely overlooked area in the bathroom are shower door tracks.
If you have them, you know how filthy they can get!
Check out this post to find out how to get rid of all that gunk in your shower door tracks.
As much as I love how beautiful the tile looks, it can get REALLY dirty and definitely take some elbow grease to come clean.
Check out this post for three of the best ways to clean grout in your bathroom.
Spring Cleaning Hacks For Decluttering Around The House
Now that we’ve gotten the kitchen and the bathroom out of the way, it’s time to clean up the other miscellaneous areas around the house.
Decluttering Old Clothes
First things first, it’s time to get rid of those old clothes that you haven’t worn in years!
I know from experience that clothes are one of the hardest things to get rid of, but this post will show how to sort old clothes and the criteria for getting rid of old clothes.
Stopping Old Towels From Smelling
Maybe it’s just me, but there is NOTHING worse than smelly, sour towels.
If you have ever struggled to get your towels to smell fresh again, no worries, this post will show you how to stop old towels from smelling in just one wash!
I’m definitely guilty of having random paper piles laying around the house.
Let me just say, this is one of the easiest ways to lose something or accidentally throw away an important document.
From bills to junk mail, check out this post to learn how to declutter everything paper related effectively!
Cleaning Sticky Wooden Banisters
If you have kids running around, your home is bound to get a bit sticky.
Check out this post to learn a super-easy way to finally clean those sticky wooden banisters!
Money-Making Spring Cleaning Hacks
What if I told you that you could make some serious cash from all that clutter that you just cleaned up?
Well, it’s true!
It’s definitely possible to reward yourself for all that hard work!
Check out this post to find out exactly how you can make money from your clutter.
There you have it!
20 Brilliant Spring Cleaning Hacks that will completely transform your home.
What are some of your favorite Spring Cleaning hacks?