18 Cleaning Hacks for the Obsessive Clean Freak


Use salt and vinegar to make your flat iron’s steel plate smooth and shiny again. Mix two parts vinegar and one part salt, heat the mixture on the stove (don’t boil), allow it to cool, then dampen a cloth with it and rub the bottom of the iron to clean. You can also use toothbrush to brush off stubborn dirt.


Remove stubborn stains from your carpet using iron and vinegar. Mix 2 parts water with 1 part vinegar, spray it on your carpet, lay a damp rag over your carpet and then iron on the damp rag for around 30 seconds. Chances are, it will work.


A quick mix of Blue Dawn dish soap (2 parts) and Hydrogen Peroxide (1 part) can remove stubborn carpet stains as well. Simply apply the mixture to the stain and let it sit for 10 minutes and rinse. This DIY stain remover recipe works wonders.