Cleaning Tips | Oct 22, 2017 11:00:00 PM

The Best DIY Cleaning Tips for the Fall 

With the shorter days and colder nights it’s understandable that your energy may be a little lower than in the months that preceeded us. The days are short, the colours are spectacular and somehow everything just gets a little dirtier.

Here’s a quick, healthy list of DIY cleaning tips for you to get through this beautiful season.

1. No one likes a smelly garburator. Fix that by throwing in homemade frozen tablets of sliced lemons, limes and vinegar. Natural and refreshing, plus the ice sharpens your blades.

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2. Having trouble cleaning your shower head? Fill a baggie of vinegar and lemon essential oil, strap it over the shower head and let it soak overnight. In the morning, you won’t believe that shine.

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3. Want to save time, money and the earth? Stop dividing your laundry by colour and use only cold water. Cold water saves your fabric, prevents bleeding, and saves 75% of the energy that a warm wash uses.

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4. Keep those mops and brooms fresh and clean. Hang them on a wall organizer instead of on the floor. It keeps bristles intact and mops mildew-free

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5. Don’t neglect the machines that do your washing. Give your washing machines some love by running them on a hot setting with 1-2 cups of vinegar blow through all the buildup.

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6. When your kitchen sponge starts smelling a little off, soak it in some lemon water and put it in the microwave for two minutes. Goodbye funky bacteria. Also…

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7. The moisture from the lemon juice creates the perfect way to clean your microwave. Just give it a few wipes with an AspenClean Microfiber cloth and you’re good to go


8. To keep with the kitchen theme, to make sure your smoothie machine is 100% clean, put a drop of AspenClean dishsoap, some warm water, and turn it on for a few minutes! Your smoothies are ready for the next week.

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9. Make sure you wash what’s under your linen. Namely your actual pillow. Often. Please.

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10. Scratched up those floors? Rub some walnuts over the hardwood baseboards and after a few minutes polish those areas. Damage deposit is safe, no matter who's living with you.

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