Vacuum cleaning seems to be a never-ending battle for clean freaks everywhere. It’s so hard to get every nook and cranny with your vacuum and think that you’ve finished cleaning only to find out that your home still looks and smells not so great. If you’re looking to make sure you’re next vacuum cleaning session goes well, then you’ll enjoy these genius vacuum hacks that I’m sharing today. These vacuum hacks will keep your house clean longer, well at least as it pertains to the vacuum cleaning portion of a clean house.
5 Genius Vacuum Hacks Every Clean Freak Should Know
Use Baking Soda
Before you start vacuuming a dirty area, sprinkle some baking soda on the spot. Allow the baking soda to sit for a few minutes and then vacuum the surface. This will help remove the stench and reduce future smells from occurring on the same surface.
Use Ice Cubes
I’m sure you’re thinking ice cubes sound like a really weird vacuum hack. Using ice cubes placed along any indent on your carpet will help lift those weird indents that occur when somethings been placed there for a while. Once the ice cubes melt, you can use a fork to fluff up the carpet back to tip-top shape.
Grab Those Nylons
Nylons come in handy when you’re looking for a long lost small item that may be sucked up and lost forever in your vacuum cleaner. Simply place nylon over your vacuum hose to suck up small items that you want to find and keep. This is perfect for finding lost items in cracks throughout your home.
Use Squeeze Bottle Topper
For this vacuum hack, I’ll tell you how to use a squeeze bottle topper to clean electronic devices and other small areas that your vacuum hose can’t get. Grab yourself a squeeze bottle topper from any old condiment container, place it on the vacuum hose to grab out the small pieces of dust that gather on keyboards, cell phones, and other small cracks on your electronic devices.
Cinnamon or Essential Oils
If you’re tired of your vacuum smelling after a good clean job or want a more natural aroma spread throughout your home during your cleaning session then use cinnamon or essential oils. For this vacuum hack, you’ll sprinkle a little cinnamon or essential oil in your vacuum bag so that it spreads a sweet aroma throughout the home while you vacuum.