Cleaning the kitchen is kind of a big thing when you do not have the right cleaning hacks to combat all those spills and food stains. 

Here are thirty kitchen cleaning hacks to help you get the job done fast, and naturally too!

[1] Oven Degreaser

Having a grease-free oven is really hard to avoid. What about that over-time food build-up that has now become a part of your oven interior. This can be easily removed by cleaning with baking soda and vinegar. Sprinkle baking soda in your oven. Add vinegar in a small spray bottle. Spray onto the baking soda. Let it sit for 30 minutes. With a sponge, use warm water to wipe away the paste.

[2] Smelly Garbage Disposal

Smelly garbage disposal is not a pleasant one to have in the kitchen. To get your disposal smelling odorless do this. Pour down 1/2 cup baking soda and let it remain there for 10 minutes. Continue using your sink as normal to wash away loose particles in the disposal. Your garbage disposal will be odor-free.

[3] Glowing Pots

I don’t know about you, but I just love to see pots that glow. It makes your kitchen have a clean feel. Not only that, but it makes it look like you are a professional in the kitchen.

To get them looking this way. Simply make a paste using borax and warm water. Lather your pots, and let it sit for 15 minutes. Give them a good scrub. Rinse with warm water and allow to drip dry. It’s REMARKABLE!

[4] Loaf Pan Cleaner

To get out sticky food from your loaf pan without using any form of dish soap or fancy scrub. Simply wet a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser and wipe away stuck food from your pan. Rinse the pan with warm water. It is as easy as 1.2.3. You can never go wrong with this.

[5] Messy Cupcake Pans

If your cupcake pans are not what they used to be in appearance and you would like to fix it. Here is what to do. Sprinkle baking soda on the pan. Spray vinegar onto the baking soda. Let it sit for 5 minutes. Scrub with a sponge and rinse with warm water. Your pans will be sparkling clean again.

[6] Electric Pot’s Cleaner

It is certainly not a good idea to wash these pots under the tap. This can damage the electrical wiring which may become a fire hazard. To keep your electric pots clean. In a bowl, mix 1/4 cup baking soda, Castile soap, orange essential oil, and water.

Mix together to make a paste. Use the paste to lather your pot and wipe with a clean cloth until the paste is gone. Your electric pot will be clean and free from damage.

[7] Cleaning Copper Pots

Copper pots can look amazing too. They just need to be taken care of just the same as your aluminum pots. To clean your copper pots. Simply lather the pot with tomato ketchup. Give it a good rub and rinse. Your copper will be looking like new.

[8] Remove Cooked-On Food

This can be the hardest cleaning task in the kitchen. Actually, it is not that hard. All you need is dryer sheets and boiling water. Place sheets into your skillet. Add boiling water and let it sit for 3 minutes. Remove sheets and pour out the water. Scrape off the soften food and wash.

[9] Sink Stain Remover

To remove tough stains from your sink is quite simple. All you need is 1/2 of a lemon and baking soda. These two will really get the job done in a flash. Sprinkle baking soda on the lemon. Use this to scrub your sink for 2 minutes. Rinse with warm water for a stain-free glowing sink.

[10] Microwave Odor Remover

The odor from a microwave oven can be devastating. A smelly microwave oven can make your entire kitchen smell like how it’s smelling. To prevent this from occurring, try doing this. Cut a lemon in 2 halves, place in a microwavable bowl. Turn on the microwave for 2 minutes. Remove bowl from microwave. The odor will go, leaving you with an odorless microwave oven.

[11] DIY Pot Scrubber

Finding the right scrubber for your kitchen is not as simple as it seems. I am sure creating your own wouldn’t be a bad idea. To make your own scrubber is really simple. Roll a piece of aluminum foil into a ball. Use this to scrub away cooked-on food and other areas that could use a good scrub

[12] Kitchen Drain Cleaner

Its no use cleaning your kitchen if your drain is filthy. A filthy kitchen drain will make your kitchen smell like a sewer. To prevent this and to have your kitchen smelling like it should, here is what to do.

Pour 1/2 cup vinegar and 1/2 cup baking soda down the drain and leave it to fizz for five minutes. Turn on your tap on the hot water and allow it to run for a 1minute. Your drain will be smelling great and so too your kitchen.

[13] Faucet Cleaner

A shiny faucet looks just amazing in your kitchen. Imagine walking in your kitchen and your faucets are just glowing back at you, it’s an awesome feeling. Get them looking like that with just vinegar and water. Add 1 part water and 1 part vinegar to a spray bottle. Use this to clean your faucets daily to maintain that look.

Another way to maintain a shiny sink is to coat it all over with pam spray. This coating creates a sheen and prevents the build-up of hard water stains directly onto the surface of the faucet.

 Spray the faucet directly and use a piece of paper towel or a microfiber cloth to spread it all over evenly.

One more way to clean your faucet

Soak some cotton balls in some white vinegar, in this photo I am using orange scented vinegar which I made by soaking orange skin in the white vinegar for a few weeks.

Place the wet cotton balls at the base of your faucet where stains and grime sometimes build up. Soak for one hour and remove or you could leave it to stay overnight for the best result. It will now be easy to scrub away the grime.


[14] Cutting Board Cleaner

Cutting boards can be really smelly. It can also be a difficult task cleaning and getting the smell of spices and other food smells off. To clean your cutting board is easy and fast. Sprinkle coarse salt onto the board, use 1/2 of lemon to scrub the board. Wash with dish soap and rinse with warm water.

[15] Toothpaste Pot Cleaner

Toothpaste is good at removing tough particles. This work just as well on pots in the kitchen. Spread toothpaste onto cooked-on foods. Wipe with a sponge, Using dish soap, wash and rinse with warm water. The outcome will be amazing.

[16] Kitchen Floor Cleaner

The kitchen floor can get very greasy and sticky from all that activity in the kitchen. If you are one of those do it yourself type, you may be wondering how to clean your kitchen floor without having to buy a floor cleaner. It is really simple. Add 1 gallon of warm water in a bucket, a tbsp dish soap, and 1/4 cup vinegar. With a mop use this to clean your kitchen floor. Grease will be gone, leaving your floor clean and sparkling.

[17] Stovetop Degreaser

We often wait to clean our stoves at the ending of the day when we are all done eating and chatting with friends and family. Actually, during this time all the spills will be hardening making it even more difficult to clean. While the stove is still warm. Wipe the top with dish soap using a sponge, giving it a little scrub. It won’t take much effort to remove.

[18] Tea Bag Bin Deodorizer

There are many ways to keep a trash bin clean. They may all work in their own way. This is truly a mind-blower. Did you know that actually placing used tea bags in your bin eliminates odor? This will keep your bin smelling fresh until its ready to be emptied.

[19] Keeping White Kitchen Towels White

Don’t we just love those white kitchen towels? Keeping them in that color is where the trouble begins. Here is a simple way to maintain its color. Place the wet towel in a ziplock bag. Pour baking soda and hydrogen peroxide into the bag. Give it a little shake and place it in the microwave oven. Turn on for 2 minutes and remove the bag. Rinse the towel and experience the wonderful result.

[20] Cupboard Deodorizer

Cupboards can have a musky odor, which is normal as they are always closed. How about giving it a boost with some fresh scent. To do so, place tea bags in each cupboard. Preferably peppermint, this will have your cupboards smelling minty and fresh.

[21] Vacuum Your Cabinet

When cleaning the kitchen, it’s very difficult to get to the corners of your cupboards. Dust and other particles just seem to find their way to those hard to reach corners. GET THEM OUT BY USING YOUR VACUUM HOSE. It is as simple as that.

[22] Tang In The Dishwasher

Dishwasher at times seems to not perform the way they should. To get your dishwasher up and running as it should. Pour a packet of Tang powdered beverage. Wash as you would and see what happens. This is unbelievable but it works.

[23] How To Keep Your Grill Clean

It’s important to brush your grill shortly after removing the last piece of food from it. At this time it is still warm and food residues will fall off easily. Practice doing this and you won’t have a build-up of food residues on your grill. Always clean as you go.

[24] Countertop Cleaner

Countertops carry the toughest stains in the kitchen. This stain can be removed with a few items you have hanging around in the kitchen. Next time you clean your kitchen try using 1/2 side of a lemon with a sprinkle of baking soda. Use the lemon to scrub the stains. Wipe with a wet cloth to see the remarkable result.

[25] Clean Your Sponge

Disinfectants and bleach may not eliminate all the bacteria that’s in your sponge. To thoroughly clean your kitchen sponge is very easy. Place your wet sponge in the microwave. Let the microwave run for 2 minutes. Remove sponge, and continue doing your kitchen chores.

[26] Cleaning Kitchen Utensils

To get your utensils sparkling again. Cleaning would be the best idea, but how? Simply fill the sink with warm water. Add dish soap and to this, squeeze one lemon. Let it soak for 1 hour. Rinse and dry before putting them away.

Remove Grease From Cupboard Doors

Do you have those marks from fingers on your cupboard doors? If the answer is yes, try this to make them clean again. Simply scrub the area with a side of a lemon to remove finger grease stains. When you are through, wipe the area with a clean wet cloth.

[28] Baking Soda Deodorizer

It is almost impossible to have a fridge that will not at some point have an odor. To ensure you have a fridge that is always smelling great. Always keep an open box of baking soda in it. Keep this box in your fridge as long as the expiration date says its good for.

[29] Lemon Deodorizer

Let’s get vintage. There is a simple way of getting rid of bad odor in the kitchen as well as sanitizing it at the same time. Using diluted lemon juice and a few drops of peppermint essential oil to wipe your kitchen counters and your sink will leave your kitchen smelling clean with a natural fragrance. Doing this every day after use will give you the best results.

[30] Electric Kettle And Vinegar

Electric kettles over a period of time develop sediments on the inside. This is a very hard white layer at the bottom and on the sides. To remove this is really easy. Pour vinegar in the kettle and let it soak for 30 minutes. Wash with dish soap. your kettle will have no hard layer inside.

[31] Alka Seltzer

If your sink drain is blocked, it could be that grease and grime were built up in the drain pipe. The more grease build-up to the walls of the pipe, the easier it is to get blocked.

You can prevent blockage to some degree by cleaning your sink drain with Alka Seltzer. Just drop two of those tablets and wet them slightly to let them sink down. Then let them stay for at least 20 minutes to clear up the walls of the pipe. It will also deodorize your sink and help your kitchen to smell much better.

Now go get that kitchen of yours cleaner than anyone will expect!

20 Amazingly Easy Ways To Make Your Bathroom Smell Awesome

20 Amazingly Easy Ways To Make Your Bathroom Smell Awesome

These are some unusual but practical tips to clean and fill your bathroom with wonderful aromas!


  • 1. Open windows and doors for ventilation
  • 2. Touch up your toilet paper roll

    3. Enhance the ventilation by turning on a standing fan in the bathroom.

    4. Pour some vinegar into the toilet tank to refresh the water as it also melts some of the hard water stains.

    5. Get or give a pleasant surprise when you or someone else flush the bowl by pouring some sweet-smelling fabric softener into the toilet tank.

    6. Light a scented candle when you go to do number two. It will help to combat the bad scent. Some people like me need two candles!

    7. Buy and use a poo pourri spray or make a copy-cay one of your own.

    8. Take out the trash and refresh the trash can as often as possible.

    9. A little bleach can help out

    10. Pour hydrogen peroxide or baking soda into the bathtub drain.

    11. Pour hydrogen peroxide or baking soda into the sink drain.

    12. Mount a scented sponge in the bathroom.

    13. Add Pinesol to the toilet brush.

    14. Refresh your face basin with Pinesol.

    15. Place a sponge refresher in the trash can.

    16. Use a rag in place of the sponge if that's what you have on hand.

    17. Add some baking soda to the sponge or rag.

    18. Burn an incense stick in the bathroom.

    19. Scrub your bathtub with baking soda and grapefruit.

    20. Make a scent-killing solution with hydrogen peroxide and toothpaste.

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