Cleaning Tips, Hacks, and Advice!

Clean the Oven

While many wall ovens have a self-cleaning option, sometimes some elbow grease and good scrubbing can be a little better than the oven option.

What You Will Need

  • Baking Soda
  • Water
  • Vinegar
  • A Bowl
  • A Spray Bottle
  • Cloth / Sponge


Step 1: Make sure the oven is off, and to remove the racks

Step 2: Mix 1 cup of baking soda, with 1/3 of water

Step 3: Spread the mixture on the oven with a cloth or a sponge, make sure to get the oven door as well

Step 4: Let the mixture sit in the oven, recommended 12 hours, to overnight

Step 5: Fill the spray bottle up with vinegar, and spray onto the surface of the oven

Step 6: Take some warm water, and wipe away the baking soda and vinegar from the oven

Step 7: Wipe any leftover water with a dry towel

Now your oven is clean with only seven easy steps to follow, without any harsh chemicals or the self-cleaning option!

Tip: You should clean your oven between every 3 to 6 months, depending or more often as needed.

Clean the Refrigerator

Give your most important house appliance, your refrigerator a good cleaning.  

What you will need

  • Water
  • Vinegar
  • Spray Bottle
  • Dish Soap
  • Sponge
  • Paper Towel / Cloth


Step 1: Take everything out of the refrigerator. Throw away any food that has gone bad, and store foods in a cooler in the meantime

Step 2: Remove your shelves from the fridge

Step 3: Make a spray solution of vinegar and water, which will be equal parts

Step 4: Spray from the top to the bottom of your refrigerator

Step 5: Dry the inside of the refrigerator with a paper towel or a cloth

Step 6: Wash the shelves with water and dish soap

Step 7: Dry the shelves, and place them back inside the refrigerator

Now your refrigerator is clean with only seven easy steps to follow, without any harsh chemicals!

Tip: Make sure when you dry the refrigerator and shelves, they are completely dry to help prevent mold and mildew to grow.


Clean the Washer & Dryer

It’s important to keep your washer clean because it helps remove bad residue and helps keep your clothes cleaner and fresher. It also helps improve efficiency and help prevents fire hazards.

What you will need for the washer

  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar

Step 1: Take a box of baking soda and pour it into the washer

Step 2: Let the wash run on the highest and hottest washing setting

Step 3: Once the wash is done, take two cups of vinegar and repeat step 2

Tip: Leave your washer door open when not in use so the moisture can drive when not in use

What you will need for the dryer

  • Toothbrush
  • Hot soapy water

Step 1: Clean your lint trap, by taking a cloth and wiping off the lint and dumping it in the garbage

Step 2: Scrub your lint trap mesh with the soapy water with the toothbrush

Step 3: Rise, air dry and put it back in the dryer


Happy Cleaning!