8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

Blossom Lady
Aug 20, 2020 07:45 AM

Today I rounded up another portion of easy home hacks that will save you precious minutes and money. Hope you'll like them, too!

We already know that getting your house in order doesn't have to cost you huge amounts of cash or time that you don't have to give.

8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life
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Remove candle wax from furniture with ice cubes.

8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

If you ever spill candle wax on a piece of furniture, don't risk ruining its finish by trying to scrape it off. Instead, fill a plastic bag with ice cubes, place it over the wax, and let it sit for a few minutes. Once the wax has sufficiently cooled and hardened, you can pick it up easily without ruining your furniture for good.
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Get candle wax out of the carpet with a steam iron.

8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

Spilled some hot wax on your shaggy carpet? No problem! Just put a paper bag over the wax and lightly go over the area with a steam iron. The steam will help lift the wax from the carpet and cause it to cling to the bag instead.
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Use cooking oil to get rid of sticky label residue.

8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

Using a cotton pad and some cooking oil, rub the sticky area and let it sit for a few minutes. Once the oil has sunk in, it'll wipe away easily.
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Clean your HVAC vent registers in the dishwasher.

8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

Just pop them off, run them through a quick rinse cycle, and dry them thoroughly before reinstalling.
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Clean a pan with Alka-Seltzer tablets.

8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

Simply fill the pan with hot water, drop in an Alka-Seltzer tablet, and let it sit. In about 15 minutes, that mess should wipe up easily.
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Clean your blender with dish soap.

8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

Cleaning a blender is a nightmare for me. Thankfully, I found a safe and simple way to clean my blender after making a smoothie or shake. Just add a little of dish soap to your machine, pour in two cups of warm water, and blend until that grime is a thing of the past.
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Add some paper to the bottom of your trash bag to keep liquids from leaking out.

8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

Simply add some old newspaper to the bottom of your trash bag first. By adding that layer, you can catch and absorb leaky messes before they drip on you come trash day.
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Protect your furniture from your cat's claws with aluminum foil.

8 Easy Home Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

Is there a specific part of your couch that your cat just won't stop clawing at? If so, cover that area up with aluminum foil. The uncomfortable sensation of the foil against their claws should be unpleasant enough to deter them in the future.
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Aug 20, 2020 05:02 PM
Great cleaning hints.
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Aug 24, 2020 06:39 AM
Great cleaning hints.
Thank you!!! โ˜บ๏ธ
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Dec 23, 2020 11:33 AM
Thank you!!! โ˜บ๏ธ

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Jan 06, 2021 04:12 PM

great ideas ๐Ÿ’ก thanks ๐Ÿ˜Šย 

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Jan 07, 2021 06:13 AM

great ideas ๐Ÿ’ก thanks ๐Ÿ˜Šย 

Hi, Jen! Glad you like them!ย Thank you so much! ๐ŸŒน