10 brilliant cleaning hacks for lazy people

Everyone likes to live in a home that is clean, tidy and smells like freshly baked cookies. Some of us, though, are not blessed with the motivation for cleaning. Fortunately, life hacks out exist that make things easy for even the laziest person.
The following 10 tips are ways to prevent extra cleaning and let us be more efficient when we do have to roll up our sleeves and do a little housework.
Clean up nasty tile buildup in the shower
Use shower gel instead of soap. The fats and oils contained in bars of soap contribute to that yucky buildup on your shower tiles. Shower gels, on the other hand, are more like a detergent.
Clean the bathroom while you are sleeping
After you are done showering, take a plastic bag and fill it with vinegar. Wrap the bag over your shower head (pictured below) and secure it. Make sure the shower head is soaked in the vinegar solution. By the time you wake up, most of the work will be already finished. Wipe with a cloth, and you're done!
Cooktop Cove
Leverage the power of the sun
The sun is a great (and easy) way to give your bed linens, pillows, and comforters the feeling of freshness. Simply leave the items out in the sun for a few hours before use. To go the extra mile, use this as a drying technique after washing.
Clean bathtub grime
If your tub is suffering from grime, instead of going out and buying an expensive store-bought product, try the solution below instead:
Only use a lint roller to dust
Forget bending down and using a dustpan, and don't even think about grabbing a broom. Too much work! Instead, use a lint roller to dust off the house. This is a lazy person's dream.
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Remote control mop
Go a step further, and have the mop literally do the work for you. This turns cleaning into a game. Get it here.
Dust your blinds in a pinch
Does seeing dust gather up on your blinds bother you? Have you tried using tissue paper just to make the problem worse? Luckily, we've found a solution that will remove those dust particles quickly and easily. Be sure to grab a pair of tongs from the kitchen. You'll have to watch the video below to know what I mean:
Get your baby to do it
If passing off chores is one of the reasons you had kids, this one is for you. This baby onesie doubles as a dusting solution. Get it here.
Throw everything in the dishwasher
Okay, not everything. But there are lots of things around your house that are totally safe to put in the dishwasher. The video below shows a few examples.
Clean the microwave the easy way
Remove food spatters and grease from the microwave in a way that is easy, quick and requires no chemicals. The video below shows how.
Use stovetop liners
Stovetop liners save time because they eliminate the need for scrubbing. When they get dirty, simply replace them with new ones.
If you are interested in the liners pictured above, get it here.
Use furniture polish on everything
Furniture polish makes everything nice and shiny. Check out the video below for some ideas.
Line the fridge with plastic wrap
Save time on cleaning the fridge by lining shelves with plastic wrap. Simply replace it if it becomes dirty.
Let the blender clean itself
You made the milkshake or the smoothie, and now that blender needs cleaning. Don't bother scrubbing it, though. Instead, follow the directions in the video below.
Clean ceiling fans the easy way
Instead of swiping at your ceiling fan with a duster and getting all the lint in your face, simply hook an old pillowcase over one blade at a time with the fan off. Press your hands to both sides of the blade, pulling off the case. The dust will be trapped inside.
Clean your mattress with vodka
The alcohol in vodka kills bacteria and gets rid of the musty odor a mattress can acquire over time. Check the video below for directions.
Use a removable oven liner
Oven liners are worth their weight in gold, because cleaning the oven may be one of the worst jobs ever. Check out how to properly use liners with help from the video below.
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