5 Effortless DIY Hacks for A Cleaner, More Organized Home

  1. Unclog a stuck drain with coffee

If you’re facing a clogged kitchen sink or a bathtub that refuses to drain there’s a straightforward fix that doesn’t require a store visit. Combining coffee grounds with dish soap and boiling water can effectively clear your drains. Simply blend the grounds with soap, pour this concoction down the drain, and follow it with a generous amount of boiling water. This mixture works to dissolve the clog in your pipes, offering an easy solution to common plumbing problems.

  1. Remove candle wax from furniture with ice cubes

In case candle wax ends up on your furniture, there’s no need to risk harm to its surface by attempting to remove it forcefully. Instead, opt for a gentler approach by placing a bag filled with ice cubes directly on the wax. Let it rest for a few minutes to cool and harden the wax. This process makes it simple to remove the wax cleanly, ensuring your furniture’s finish or fabric remains unspoiled.

  1. Use a hairdryer to get crayon marks off the walls

If your white walls have become a canvas for your children’s crayon art, there’s no need to despair. By warming the affected area of the wall with a hairdryer for a short period, the crayon wax will soften, making it possible to easily erase the drawings with a gentle rub from a soft cloth.

  1. Use vinegar to get odors out of your microwave

If your microwave has developed an unpleasant odor, you can freshen it up and clean it without resorting to harsh chemicals. Simply microwave a bowl of vinegar for about five minutes, then effortlessly wipe the inside clean afterwards.

  1. Use a magnetic rack to keep spices tidy

If your spice cabinet is messy, a magnetic spice rack can help. It organizes your spices and decorates your fridge, replacing bills and grocery lists with something both useful and nice to look at.

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