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6 Overlooked Spots To Clean And Sanitize In Your House

If you want to clean your house correctly, you need to be aware of the areas that people frequently neglect and include them in your checklist. Cleaning every nook and cranny of your home may be a challenging chore. Prepare a checklist and follow the areas that will be stated below if you want to be sure to complete the work perfectly.



Examine your appliances. The fronts and tops are typically clean and well-maintained, but you should attempt to pull out your appliances, whether it’s your refrigerator, stove, or even your washer or dryer, and check the sides. That’s where all the crust forms, where soap drops down the side, where food splatters die, and where crumbs end up, resulting in smells, stains, bugs, molds, mildew, and a slew of other unpleasant things you don’t want to deal with. Go to your appliance and pull it hard, being cautious not to harm the floor beneath it, and inspect the sides. You may use a basic degreaser made of equal parts baking soda and dish soap, but any degreaser will do. Apply it to the surface, wait a few minutes, then scrub it with a damp sponge and rinse it well.

Shoe Soles

Because the soles of your shoes make direct touch with the ground, it’s natural for them to become a little filthy over time. Fortunately, cleaning the bottoms of your shoes is a simple and quick process. You can always try to use some old and well-known methods, such as using baking soda and vinegar, but you can also try out a new and more modern approach and see how UVC lights have a great effect on disinfecting your shoe soles. You can check it on and you’ll be really surprised with the outcome. Also, with nail polish remover, you can quickly remove debris and stains, or you can use toothpaste to brighten dirty soles.

Fridge Door

You might not think your refrigerator door is terrifying at first, but the gaskets are the worst component. Crumbs, spills, liquid, and other nasty things can become stuck in the gasket’s tiny grooves. The front of the appliance and the handles are very easy to clean—just some disinfectant and a microfiber cloth will suffice—but for the gasket, you can loosen debris with a cleaning toothbrush, vacuum it with a handheld vacuum or a regular vacuum with a brush attachment, and then do any fine detail work with a little bit of all-purpose cleaner and rinsing with a microfiber cloth. Of course, you must be careful not to break the gasket, as, without it, your food will not remain cold.



If you’ve ever noticed a stench coming from your drain or that water isn’t flowing as rapidly as it should, you’ve undoubtedly got some type of accumulation in there. As a result, drain cleaning is a two-part process. The first is the drain’s outside, which may become very dirty, especially in the kitchen. A powdered cleaner, such as baking soda, can be sprinkled. You may use a cleaning toothbrush to give it a thorough scrape for a few minutes. You’ll see how it changes from a coffee stain color to a gleaming stainless finish. To clean the pipe itself, if it’s a bathroom drain, you can use a small rod to fish out all of the nastiness, and if it’s a kitchen drain, you can use an environmentally safe enzyme cleaner that you pour down the drain, run some water through it, and let it eat away at the fat, oil, and grease that’s causing the blockages. Of course, if you have a severe problem, you should call a plumber. 

Trash Can

You may not even notice how dirty the inside of your garbage can becomes if you use trash bag liners. Start by cleaning all those loose bits or whatever is down there if you don’t want to buy a new one and want to save money. If there are any items that could not be vacuumed, grab them and place them in your garbage bin. Fill up with soapy hot water and just a dash of dish soap, then soak for a few minutes. Grab a fresh sponge and clean the inside of your can thoroughly. Finally, use wipes and get it nice, clean, and disinfected.

Toothbrush Holder

Think about the function of your toothbrush holder. You clean your toothbrush and put it back in your toothbrush holder wet after brushing your teeth, which is one of the dirtiest locations on your body. Because so much bacteria build up within or around it, it can become discolored and stinky over time. You may soak it in vinegar for 30 minutes to see if any of the hardened accumulation comes free.

By ignoring these difficult-to-reach areas in our house, a surprising amount of filth, grime, and germs may accumulate that most of us aren’t even aware of. So be sure to clean these places to make your home an oasis of comfort and a healthy lifestyle for you and your loved ones. 


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