8 Smart Cleaning Techniques
If you want to do the big jobs less often, it's time to go small—and smart. Balance your cleaning efforts with these easy strategies to step up your game.
More of this: Stocking shelves with yesterday's news.
Less of that: Scouring away the smell of last week's forgotten fluke.
A strong refrigerator odor is not only gross but can also be aggressive, seeping into the flavor of milk, eggs, and butter. Newspaper absorbs odors, so scrunch up a few sheets and spritz them with water. Tuck the news balls into corners and drawers overnight to soak up the stench. For odor prevention, use sheets of newspaper to line drawers; replace every couple of weeks.