Cleaning, Household Hacks, & DIY
This page is kind of a hodge-podge of cleaning, household hacks, DIY, etc. It doesn’t really fit elsewhere. Maybe I should have just labeled it “Misc.” (haha).
Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Tabs
I did a lot of testing. You wouldn’t believe the number of products I tested, comparing how well they worked. And taking pictures of the process. Here are two different recipes- one uses borax, one doesn’t- for “How to Make Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Tabs.“
Homemade All-Purpose Cleaner
I did a lot of testing. You wouldn’t believe the number of products and different recipes I tested, comparing how well they worked. After all that work, here is the absolute best “Homemade All-Purpose Cleaner.”
12 (Practical) Uses for Ice Cube Trays
There are a bunch of pictures for this post (I took pics to show the final results and to show that I ACTUALLY USE these ideas). Some of the stuff I found on Pinterest made me think people were just looking for filler ideas. “12 Ways Ice Cub Trays Can Save Time & Money“
DIY Rice Bags: Use for Hot or Cold
How to Clean Off Long-Term Microwave Stains
After 15 tests, the one and only solution to get rid of long-term microwave stains.
“How to Clean Off Long-term Microwave Stains” (visit the post to see the many, many solutions I tried!) The solution was soft scrub and oxi-clean powder if you don’t want to click.
13 Ways to Use Your KitchenAid Mixer
How to Clean Your Oven
My blogging friend has a great post on “How to Clean Your Oven.” She goes through various types of ovens step-by-step with pictures, instructions, and a video.
How to Clean A Keurig Coffee Maker
My blogging friend has a fabulous post on “How to Clean a Keurig Coffee Maker.” She goes through it step-by-step with pictures, instructions, and a video.
How to Clean An Instant Pot
I don’t have an Instant Pot. But I know a lot of people do. So I went to one of my expert blogging friends for “How to Clean an Instant Pot.”
Clean Your Dishwasher: Fast, Easy, 2 Ingredients
Clean Your Dishwasher: Fast, Easy, 2 Ingredients.
Plus link to detailed cleaning instructions by The Kitchn.
How to Clean a Front-Load Washer: Minimum Effort, Maximum Results
This post has a LOT of step-by-step instructions. It’s not hard…I just put in a lot of details. Plus it links to a couple of sites that gave me a few ideas. Thus, to prevent this from taking forever to load, I’m going to direct you to the original post: “How to Clean a Front Load Washer.“
How to Remove Impossible Bathtub Stains
This post has a ton of before & after pictures as well as step-by-step. Thus, to prevent this from taking forever to load, I’m going to direct you to the original post: “How to Remove Impossible Bathtub Stains and Mold…without Scrubbing.”