14 Cleaning Myths You’ve Believed for Way Too Long
Turns out, you’re doing it all wrong! Or maybe you know better than to believe these common home cleaning myths.
Myth: Use a Specialized Grout Cleaner
Harsh chemicals may make grout even more difficult to clean. Instead, try mixing equal parts white vinegar with water in a spray bottle. Spray the area generously and let it sit for five minutes. Then make a paste with baking soda and water and use a grout brush or toothbrush to clean the grout. When you're done scrubbing the grout rinse it with water.
Myth: Rain Will Wash Your Car
Not true! Rains aren't enough to get the job done. Be sure to get both the inside and outside, along with the undercarriage to remove all that buildup of dirt and debris.
Myth: Your Air Conditioner Unit is Automatically Ready for Summer
This summer make sure your air conditioner is ready to get to work by making sure that it is clear and free of any gunk that may have accumulated over the winter. Cleaning air conditioners is not a very complicated process and you can accomplish a lot by just clearing out dirt and debris, checking the coolant level and replacing the fan filter.
Myth: Your Ceiling Fan Doesn't Need Cleaning
Even if you have it running nearly 24/7, it's still a good idea to make sure that your ceiling fan is good and clean. For quick cleaning, grab an old pillow case and put it around each blade then wipe clean. Try this tip you'll love to clean your ceiling fan and other hints to reduce household dust.