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10 Things Most People Overlook When Cleaning Their Houses

Although it is often said that cleanliness is next to godliness, it will interest you to know that majority of people in the course of cleaning their homes often overlook some certain areas.

This article will reveal to you 10 areas in your home that you should clean but rarely do:

1. Shower Head

If this one spot is not regularly cleaned, it is certainly going to accumulate dust. You should make sure it is cleaned at least once a month by simply wiping it down with a dry towel. A deep cleaning should be performed at least twice a year.

2. Carpet

Everyone who uses carpet will agree with me that it attracts a lot of filth, especially if you have dogs or small children in your house.

Even though the washing is a herculean task for many people, I would advise you to clean it at least once a week with a vacuum cleaner to ensure that it is clear of filth.

As a matter of fact, if you perform the task of cleaning it on a regular basis, there will be no bulk accumulation of dirt and general cleaning will be much easier.

3. Oven Racks

Oven racks become clogged with layers of filth, grease and baked-on food as a result of all the cooking, thereby making them very tough to clean.

For you to effectively clean it, I would advise you to combine a quarter cup of white vinegar, the same amount of dishwashing liquid and a cup of water in a spray bottle.

Spraying your oven rack with the same solution and keep it aside for 30 minutes. After that, you can go ahead to scrub away all of the grease and grime as usual.

4. Washing Machine Interiors

The inside of washing machines actually promotes the growth of mildew, lint and mold. For you to prevent this from happening, I will advise you to run an empty cycle of your washing machine with 1/4 cup of bleach.

Alternatively, you can also run the washing machine with full water and three teaspoon of bleach in it as it will aid in the cleaning of the washing machine from within.

5. Shoe Racks

This is another aspect of the house that is usually ignored. Ensure that you dust the shoe rack once a week with a clean towel.

If you clean the shoe racks on a regular basis, you will not have to worry about your shoes been soiled due to the condition of the shoe rack.

6. Refrigerator CoilsThe coils of a refrigerator are usually located at the rear of the refrigerator and are quite simple to clean.

What you're expected to do here is to brush it clean with a bristle brush and vacuum it. You should ensure that the refrigerator is switched off before you begin the cleaning. Also, keep in mind that the cleaning of the refrigerator should be on a regular basis in order to improve its performance

7. Knife Block

Although it is very simple to clean, most people frequently overlook it. What you need to do is to keep the knife block inverted for a while, to ensure that the majority of the crumbs and dirt are removed.

The remaining particles can then be sprayed away with the aid of a bottle sir. After that, you can simply soak the block in a bucket of liquid soap for about 20 minutes before rinsing it with water.

8. Matress

No matter how careful you are, having your mattress stained every now and then is almost unavoidable.

In this case, the best thing to do is to scrub the stained area with a microfiber towel and add a little laundry detergent. After that, you can massage a region with another cloth that has been soaked in water.

This technique will ensure that your mattress is germ-free and always in good condition.

9. Books

10. Soft Toys

It would interest you to know that due to the fuzzy nature of toys, they often collect a lot of dirt and dust. The most important thing you can do in order to prevent your children from developing allergies as a result of this is to wash them at least once a month.

What you need to do is to throw them into the washing machine with some quantity of fabric softener and run the machine on delicate.

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