42 Seriously Useful Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

1. Microwave your sponge to kill 99% of germs and bacteria.

Microwave your sponge to kill 99% of germs and bacteria.

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Just put sponges or plastic scrubbing pads in the microwave on high for two minutes and let it cool. According to studies, this works way better than putting them in the dishwasher.

2. Then, rub a faucet with waxed paper to prevent water spots and finger prints.

Then, rub a faucet with waxed paper to prevent water spots and finger prints.

You can also remove mineral deposits easily with white vinegar. See more here.

3. Use a binder clip as a sponge stand.

Use a binder clip as a sponge stand.

This will allow it to air-dry instead of getting all mildewy.

4. Use a seam ripper to get all the hair out of your vacuum bristles.

Use a seam ripper to get all the hair out of your vacuum bristles.

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5. Clean your vacuum filters in the dishwasher.

Clean your vacuum filters in the dishwasher.

Just don’t do it while there are dishes in there. See more here.