November 25, 2022

9 Old Fashioned House Cleaning Tips You Should Check Out » TwistedSifter

We’re going back to the old school today, my friends!

In terms of housekeeping, I mean…

Take a look at 9 house cleaning tips from the past that people across the country have suggested.

You may want to use them to beautify your own home.

If your hands are dirty from yard work or working in the garage, Marjorie Little of Sarasota, Florida has some tips for you.

She says, “Put a bar of soap in the tip of a nylon stocking and attach it to your outdoor water tap for a quick garden cleanup.”


Rust stains and other types of stains have a way of marking patios, driveways, and concrete walkways.

Ann Norstram of Clinton, Iowa says, “Rust stains on outdoor furniture can be removed from concrete using lemon juice and rubbing with a soft linen cloth.

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It can be quite difficult to completely clean your grill…and it can take a long time.

Nancy Merica of Ripley, West Virginia has this brilliant advice: “Lay a barbecue grill on the lawn overnight. The dew will combine with the enzymes on the grass to loosen any burnt fat. Try it with messy oven racks too! »

Try it!

Having trouble reaching certain places when dusting the house?

Do not worry anymore !

Deanna Thomas of Hollister, Missouri, explains that this is how she gets her house dust-free: “I slip an old sock over a flyswatter and sew it securely in place. It’s very useful.

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Yes, people wash their walls and maybe you should think about doing that too.

And Milton Olson of Klaten, ND, has a cleaning tip you should try.

It says, “Fill a paint roller with your favorite wall wash solution and use a clean paint roller to wash your walls. Rinse with clean water. It goes much faster than the sponge.


Nobody likes a dirty shower… so you should try using baby oil on a soft cloth to make sure your shower doors and walls are clean.

Mildred Sherrer of Bay City, Texas, says, “It prevents the buildup of dirt and soap scum, and hard water spots won’t appear for several months.

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If you’re short on sponges, try wadded up aluminum foil to scrub items in your kitchen that have baked-on food and stains you’re struggling with.

Maureen Beaver of Sparta, Wisconsin says it works like a charm.

If you want your brass to shine like it should, try cleaning it with Worcestershire sauce. Lucile Trent of Waverly, Missouri says, “He does an incredibly good job!

I believe her!

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And finally, here’s a smart, chemical-free way to clean your microwave.

Mary Alice Warren of Waco, Texas says, “Place 1 cup of water and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice or baking soda in a bowl. Heat over high heat until the mixture boils. Allow steam to build up on the sides and the microwave door. Remove the bowl and wipe the inside.

Give it a shot!

Good luck and we hope these old school tips will make cleaning your house a little more fun!

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