Cleaning Tips to Solve Some Problems


Removing lime scale - clean with vinegar the taps, shower head and tiles. Vinegar has the ability to dissolve lime scale and make surfaces shiny. Scrub with a sponge and rinse with clean water. The same technique could be used to de-scale the shower cabin and to remove any soap build ups.

Cleaning the shower curtain - wash it in the washing machine together with your bath towels and hang it to dry after that. Use the same amount of washing powder as with your regular washing. Your curtain will be clean and will smell fresh.

Cleaning bathroom mirrors - after a shower, the mirrors might be foggy. You can use some soap to clean the mirrors with and then wipe down with a cloth and clean water. To polish the mirror, use a microfiber cloth or a paper towel and a glass cleaner.


Cleaning grease from kitchen cupboards - if you are cooking a lot, kitchen cupboards may become very greasy. The cleaning techniques will vary according to the material they are made of. For those which are made from finished material, washing them with a kitchen cleaning detergent will work fine. If they are made from real wood, you will need to follow the instructions of the manufacturer and not to use any cleaner which may damage them. In some cases even water could be harmful, so take extra care when cleaning wood.

Cleaning cutlery - if you live in an area where the water is hard, you may need to use a larger amount of dishwashing soap. Drying and polishing them with a cloth might be useful and will clean and water marks.  

Cleaning hobs with burnt food - leave the hobs to cool down. Use a detergent which dissolves grease in order to clean any food and oil stains. Depending on the surface you may want to use a sponge or a cloth to clean the food stains.


Removing chocolate stains - scrape as much chocolate as you can before you start cleaning the carpet. Make a solution of vinegar or soap and water and apply it to the carpet. Brush gently or blot the stain with a towel. After the chocolate is removed, rinse the area with clean water and dry with a hair dryer. This is a general method of cleaning stains from your carpet and could be used for different kinds of stains. If you are not able to deal with them yourself, you can hire a professional carpet cleaner.

Removing ash stains - Sprinkle baking soda on the stained area and let it sit there for an hour or two. With a sponge and water clean as much as possible from the baking soda and the ash. Do not rub as the stain may become worse. Use a clean towel to blot the stain. If the stain is still visible, repeat the same process one more time.

Following these useful cleaning tips will help you solve problems around your house and make your living space cleaner.