Learn How to Clean in Between Cleaning Services

Our helpful cleaning hints make DIY cleaning easy in Buffalo, MO

Cannon Cleaning Services, LLC in Buffalo, MO provides exceptional cleaning hints and tips you can depend on. But in between our scheduled services, you can still keep your surfaces clean. Take care of DIY cleaning with our helpful hints:

How to make trash stink less:

Wash out the trash receptacle, then lay down baking soda on the bottom under your trash bag to absorb odors.

How to clean your coffee pot:

You'll want to fill it with water, then add denture tables. It'll take one or two denture tables depending on the size of your coffee pot. (Use your best judgment.) Once added, let them fully dissolve. Rinse your coffee pot thoroughly once the fizzing has subsided.

How to clean your Keurig machine:

Pour 16 ounces of white distilled vinegar into the reservoir along with 16 ounces of water. Start the brew cycle without a K-Cup in it. Repeat cycle until the reservoir is empty.

How to clean a microwave with no effort:

Microwave a bowl of sliced lemons for five to 10 minutes. Once done, use a clean cloth to wipe the mess away.

How to deodorize the garbage disposal:

Freeze vinegar in an ice cube tray. Put them into the garbage disposal and turn it on. Next, run cool water through it. For a fresh scent, place a lemon or orange peel down the disposal.

How to remove hard water stains:

By making a mixture of 50% vinegar and 50% water, you can spray it on hard water stains. Let sit for five to 15 minutes. Once you're done, wipe with a clean cloth.

How to clean exhaust fans in your bathrooms:

Turn on the fan. Spray the outside of the exhaust fan with compressed air dusters or "canned air" to remove all dust, then clean the fan with a warm washcloth to remove dirt and excess dust.

How to clean your showerhead:

To clean your shower head, you'll want to wrap a zip lock bag around it filled with vinegar and baking soda. Turn the showerhead on to fill with water - it must be completely submerged. Secure with a hair tie or rubber band, then wait until it stops fizzing. Turn the water on to make sure substances are completely out of the showerhead.

How to protect glass shower doors from mineral build-up:

Once a week, clean your shower doors with your preferred glass cleaner (we suggest Invisible Glass). Then, spray Rain-X and rub it into your glass. This will repel the water, leaving no way for minerals to build up.

How to remove faucet and steel stains:

Pour salt on the stained area, then clean it with half a lemon. Rinse with warm water to polish.

How to remove toilet stains:

Pour cola soda into the toilet bowl and let it sit for an hour. Scrub with a toilet brush to remove any harsh stains left. Flush to complete!

How to keep mirrors from fogging:

Cover the mirror with shaving cream, then wipe it off with a clean cloth!

How to eliminate rust stains on porcelain:

Spread a little bit of mayonnaise on the spot and let it sit. Wipe up with a clean rag to remove. Rinse with warm water to polish.

How to remove mildew from your washing machine:

Run a cycle with no clothes in it. Instead of soap or detergent, use mouth wash. It disinfects and leaves the washer minty fresh.

How to clean scuff marks off vinyl flooring:

Rub a new tennis ball onto the scuff mark.

How to remove stains from vinyl flooring:

Isopropyl alcohol is perfect! Use a small amount on the area and gently scrub it off.

How to clean vases:

Fill the jar 1/3 with water. Add a handful of aquarium rocks, then shake vigorously! Once you're done, rinse out the jar to get rid of any remaining dirt.

How to remove bacteria from sponges:

Wet a sponge and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds.

How to clean baseboards easily:

Use a dryer sheet on baseboards to remove and repel dust. It will also give your room a fresh laundry smell.

How to remove embedded hair from floors or upholstered furniture:

Please vacuum first. Then, use a squeegee to rub over an area of embedded hair. This will pull up any embedded hairs. Vacuum again to ensure they're completely removed.

How to clean your couch:

Vacuum any dirt or debris on your couch. Sprinkle baking soda over the desired area and wait 20 minutes. Finally, vacuum up the baking soda. (This method can also be used on: carpets, furniture, rugs, curtains or pet beds).

How to remove fingerprints from your walls:

Target your desired area and gently rub a piece of white bread against it.

How to remove pet hair from furniture:

Using a wet rubber glove, run your hand over the area to collect the hair.

How to remove crayon stains from walls:

Using a wet rag, rub toothpaste on the crayon and gently scrub.

How to clean up glitter:

Use a lint roller for quick and effective cleaning!

How to clean off chalkboards:

Use baby wipes to get a truly clean chalkboard and pick up chalk residue.

How to clean a dry erase board:

Spray the board with hairspray. Then wipe with a clean cloth.

How to remove permanent marker:

Use a dollop of sunscreen. Rub it in and then rinse.

For more DIY-cleaning tips while you wait for your next cleaning service, call us today at 417-241-8068.