5 Genius Cleaning Hacks

For a pristinely clean home in a flash, lean on a handful of everyday items that double as clever cleaning solutions.

1

Lint Roller as Glitter Grabber

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Photo by James Wojcik

Art project gone awry? Use a sticky roller to clean up stray sparkle from surfaces and clothes.


2

Mayonnaise as Sticker Remover

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Photo by James Wojcik

Eliminate the pesky residue labels leave behind on dishes and jars with a healthy dollop of mayo and a cloth. Rub until it's all gone.


3

Dryer Sheet as Shower-Door Cleaner

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Photo by James Wojcik

For brilliant results minus the elbow grease, rub a dampened dryer sheet over a wet shower door to banish soap-scum buildup.



4

Aluminum Foil as Pan Scrubber

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Photo by James Wojcik

Add a drop of dish soap, then tackle the stubborn bits on a glass pan or an oven rack with a scrunched-up ball of foil.


5

Coffee Filter as Screen Wiper

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Photo by James Wojcik

To clear dust and static from sensitive touch screens and flat screens, swipe them with a lint-free filter.