It’s always tough to keep things organized and clean in your house.
As you and your family are going about your busy lives, it’s hard to find the time to organize everything. It’s also tough to find time to clean those frustrating stains that just won’t come out. If you want to make your house more organized but don’t have a ton of time, these clever home hacks will help you.
If you’re looking for an easy way to keep your house organized and spotless, try using these simple home hacks. These 15 home hacks will all make you say, “why didn’t I know about this sooner?”
1) Store Sheets in Pillowcases
It is always difficult to keep your sheets organized in your linen closet. t can be difficult to fold the sheets, and it is also hard to keep matching sheets together. To keep your closet organized, try storing matching sheet sets in pillowcases. This simple trick will make it easy to snatch sheets when you need them, and it will make your linen closet look lovely.
2) Place Baskets on Stairs
As you’re cleaning your home, there’s a good chance you’ll find your family members’ things strewn about the house. To gather these things, place baskets on your stairs. Label them with each of your family member’s names, and periodically remind your family members to empty their baskets in their rooms.
3) Use a Magic Eraser to Clean Light-Colored Grout
Cleaning light-colored grout is always tough—no matter how hard you scrub, it’s difficult to remove all the grime. If you’re looking for an easy way to make your grout sparkle, use a Magic Eraser. After a bit of scrubbing, your grout will look good as new.
4) Hang an Over-Door Shoe Organizer in Bathroom
Bathrooms are one of the most troublesome rooms to keep organized. If you can’t figure out where to put all your makeup and bath products, try hanging an over-door shoe organizer over your bathroom door. This shoe organizer has tons of clear pockets you can use to store all your beauty products.
5) Use a Broom to Scrub Down Your Bathtub
If you’re having trouble cleaning those hard-to-reach places in your bathtub, use a broom! First, squirt some Dawn soap into your bathtub. Then, use the broom to scrub your bathtub. Finally, rinse your bathtub down. This trick is a great way to clean those parts of the bathtub that you always end up missing.
6) Use Seam Ripper to Clean Hair From Vacuum
After you’ve had your vacuum for a while, the rolling bar will typically get clogged up with hair and carpet strings. To easily remove this hair, use a seam ripper. A seam ripper will make it easy to unclog your vacuum!
7) Clean Windows and Mirrors With Newspaper
When you use paper towels to clean your window, the paper towels will often leave behind fuzzy fibers. Instead of using paper towels, try using newspapers. Simply spray your favorite window cleaner onto your window, and then wipe with the newspaper. This simple and easy hack will give you wonderful, streak-free windows.
8) Line Fridge Shelves With Plastic Wrap
Tired of continually cleaning crumbs from your fridge shelves? Line your shelves with plastic wrap! This tip will save you tons of time when you’re cleaning your fridge.
9) Attach Upside-Down Command Hooks to Trash Can
Do your trash bags always seem to fall into your trash can? Try attaching the garbage bag’s drawstrings to upside-down command hooks. This simple trick will always keep your garbage bag in place.
10) Label Plugs on Power Strip With Plastic Tags
If you have a lot of cords plugged into your power strip, it’s easy to lose track of what’s what. To fix this issue, label each plug with a bread tag. This way, you’ll never have to worry about losing track of your plugs.
11) Use Binder Clips to Keep Cords in Place
Here’s another great cord hack: if your charger cords are constantly falling off your desk, keep them in place with binder clips. Make certain to label the clips so you know which cord is which.
12) Remove Burned Food From Pan With Baking Soda
It’s always frustrating when you can’t get burned food off a pan. To easily remove the burned food, pour four cups of water into your burned pan, and then place the pan on the stove. Turn on the heat, and wait for the water well to boil. Once it does, pour in two tablespoons of baking soda. Let the mixture simmer for a couple of minutes, and then scrape the bottom of the pan. The burned food should come right off!
13) Use Dryer Sheets to Remove Burned Food From Pans
You can also use dryer sheets to remove burned food from pans. To use this trick, first, pour warm water into your pan. Then, place a dryer sheet on the surface of the water. Let the dryer sheet sit for about fifteen minutes, and then wipe the dish with a wet sponge.
14) Remove White Stains From Furniture With White Ring Remover
In the event that you have white rings or marks on your wooden furniture, don’t worry. With Guardsman’s white ring remover cloths, you can easily remove these marks. Rub your furniture with the cloth, and it will soon look great as new.
15) Use Bar Keeper’s Friend to Clean Shower Doors
It’s tough to get soap scum off of shower doors. One of the best ways to remove this soap scum is by using Bar Keeper’s Friend. This cleaning product will quickly remove the soap scum with minimum scouring. You’ll be amazed by how clean your shower doors look after you use this product!
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