11 Clever Household Tricks

Very few of us actually enjoy cleaning, but sadly it's an unavoidable task. And until robot cleaners become a reality, we've just got to get on with it using the best methods and tricks we know. On the subject of the latter, we thought we'd share these superbly ingenious cleaning hacks with you today so that you can get your oven, microwave, and cutlery back to their sparkling best!

1. Oven Cleaner

Find out how to deep clean your oven using baking powder, vinegar, and some water here.

2. Microwave Cleaner

You'll Need:

  • ½ cup water
  • a lemon

Here's How:

  1. Pour the water in a bowl.
  2. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze both halves into the water. Place the lemon halves in the bowl.
  3. Place the bowl in the microwave, switch it on for three minutes, then leave it for five minutes. You'll then be able to remove the dirt very easily.

3. Dishwasher Tabs

You can find instructions for making your own dishwasher tabs here.

Wow, everything looks as good as new! With these clever tips, you're sure to save yourself plenty of time and effort, too.


Also hefty