I think we can all agree that the living room is one of the most used rooms in our home. It’s where the family watches movies together, bonds, and also serves as a receiving area for incoming guests. So it only makes sense to put some effort and time into always keeping it clean and organized right?
And having said that, I’ve created a list down below of some easy cleaning tips and hacks that’ll help you get things done without making you feel overwhelmed. They can be done in less time and with less effort. So check them out and let me know what you think!
Polish Your Wood Furniture
If you have some wood furniture in your living room that’s fading in color, try mixing 1/4 cups of olive oil with a few drops of apple cider vinegar and use this as a cleaner. They’ll pull the dirt out of the wood and as well condition your fixture.
Deodorize Your Carpet
Even if you regularly wash your carpet, it can easily get a foul odor especially if you have a pet. So as a quick and easy solution, sprinkle a generous amount of baking soda on it, leave for an hour, and vacuum after. The baking soda will absorb odors instead of just covering them up.
Dust on Your Ceiling Fan
When dust accumulates on the blades of your ceiling fan, simply turning the fan on can cause it to spread throughout the rest of your house. Instead, slip a clean pillowcase over each blade and slide it off to pick up dust.
Clean Your Fabric Couch
Likewise, with the above tip, you can easily clean and freshen up your couch by simply using some baking soda. Just sprinkle the baking soda on your couch and let it sit for at least twenty minutes. Vacuum after and your sofa will look as good as new.
Your baseboard can accumulate dust and dirt that can make your house look shabby and unloved. easily give a cleaning solution, use the brush attachment on your vacuum to remove dirt and dust from the surface of the baseboards.
DIY Blinds Cleaner
With just a pair of tongs, some microfiber cloths, and rubber bands, you can easily create a blind cleaner that’ll make your cleaning task easier. Just wrap your dust cloths around each side of your tongs and secure with two rubber bands a piece. Make sure that the smooth side of the dust cloth faces in and the seam on the side or back for the most effective dusting.
Clean High and Hard to Reach Areas
To quickly clean and dust your ceiling’s crown molding, place a microfiber rag over the broom’s bristles and secure with a rubber band. Then use the long handle to dust areas that your arms can’t reach. Impressive right?
Dust Your Appliances with Dryer Sheets
Dusting your appliance will not only keep them clean but it can also lengthen their lives since dust can easily eradicate those particles out of your electronic appliances. And what better way to clean them than by simply using some dryer sheets. You’ll save so much time and effort by simply implementing this tip.
When people walk into your home, your living room is the first place that they see. And while decoration can make your place amazing, keeping it clean and organized will definitely make a bit of difference. So try applying these tips and tricks on your next cleaning session and let me know what you think!
Also, if you have any living room cleaning hacks yourself, let me know in the comments down below! I’d love to hear about them!