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

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

Lint Roller as Glitter Grabber

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

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Mayonnaise as Sticker Remover

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.

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Dryer Sheet as Shower-Door Cleaner

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

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Aluminum Foil as Pan Scrubber

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.

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Coffee Filter as Screen Wiper

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

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Dustpan as Toy Herder

Picking up Lego blocks, plastic soldiers, and letter magnets off the floor every single day won’t feel nearly as soul crushing if you can do it in one fell swoop.