How to Clean Your Home

How to Clean Your Home

House Cleaning - Daily Tasks

House Cleaning - Daily Tasks

House Cleaning - Weekly Tasks

House Cleaning - Weekly Tasks

House Cleaning - Monthly Tasks

House Cleaning - Monthly Tasks

House Cleaning - Annual Tasks

House Cleaning - Annual Tasks

House Cleaning - Handling Various Tasks

House Cleaning - Handling Various Tasks

House Cleaning - How to Make Green Cleaners

House Cleaning - How to Make Green Cleaners

House Cleaning - Other Recycling Tips

House Cleaning - Other Recycling Tips

Simple Spring Cleaning Tips

Simple Spring Cleaning Tips

Removing Stains from Granite Countertops

Removing Stains from Granite Countertops

Selecting a Green Cleaning Service

Selecting a Green Cleaning Service

Cleaning Services – Miscellaneous Considerations

Cleaning Services – Miscellaneous Considerations

Cleaning Services – Quality Considerations

Cleaning Services – Quality Considerations

Cleaning Services – Security Considerations

Cleaning Services – Security Considerations

How to Select a Cleaning Service

How to Select a Cleaning Service

House Cleaning - Other Recycling Tips

House Cleaning - Other Recycling Tips

House Cleaning - How to Make Green Cleaners

House Cleaning - How to Make Green Cleaners

House Cleaning - Handling Various Tasks

House Cleaning - Handling Various Tasks

House Cleaning - Annual Tasks

House Cleaning - Annual Tasks

House Cleaning - Monthly Tasks

House Cleaning - Monthly Tasks

House Cleaning - Weekly Tasks

House Cleaning - Weekly Tasks

House Cleaning - Daily Tasks

House Cleaning - Daily Tasks

How to Clean Your Home

How to Clean Your Home

Spring Cleaning Tasks Once or Twice a Year

Spring Cleaning Tasks Once or Twice a Year

Spring Cleaning Tasks Four Times Per Year

Spring Cleaning Tasks Four Times Per Year

Spring Cleaning - Keep Your Home Looking Its Best

Spring Cleaning - Keep Your Home Looking Its Best

Green Products for Spring Cleaning

Green Products for Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning - Getting Organized

Spring Cleaning - Getting Organized

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Bathroom Cleaning - Hard Water Stains

Bathroom Cleaning - Hard Water Stains

Bathroom Cleaning - Soap Scum

Bathroom Cleaning - Soap Scum

Bathroom Cleaning - Mildew Stains in Tubs and Showers

Bathroom Cleaning - Mildew Stains in Tubs and Showers

Bathroom Cleaning - Rust Stains

Bathroom Cleaning - Rust Stains

Bathroom Cleaning - Toilet Bowl Rings

Bathroom Cleaning - Toilet Bowl Rings

How to Clean Bathroom Stains

How to Clean Bathroom Stains

How To Clean Your Gutters

How To Clean Your Gutters

Small Bathroom Storage

Small Bathroom Storage

Pantry Organization

Pantry Organization

How To Design A Bedroom Sanctuary

How To Design A Bedroom Sanctuary

How To Save Seeds From Your Garden

How To Save Seeds From Your Garden

How To Protect Shrubs And Trees From Rabbits

How To Protect Shrubs And Trees From Rabbits

How To Mulch In Winter

How To Mulch In Winter

How To Build A Cold Frame

How To Build A Cold Frame

How To Divide Perennials

How To Divide Perennials

How To Clean And Clear Your Garden

How To Clean And Clear Your Garden

Simple Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Simple Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

How To Organize The Messiest Spots In Your Home

How To Organize The Messiest Spots In Your Home

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House Cleaning - Other Recycling Tips

Christine with Merry Maids teaches us how to keep your home clean. This video focuses on some other recycling tips.

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Christine: Hi! My name is Christine with Merry Maids, and today I am teaching you how to clean your home. People think green clean often means green cleaning products, but there are so many regular household items that you can use during your cleaning tasks.

A newspaper can be used for a streak free clean on windows and then can be recycled after they've dried again. Microfiber clothes are a great tool, because they can be washed and reused. Many times you don't even need to use a product on them. Citrus fruit make a wonderful room deodorizer. Peel an orange, take the orange peels and put them down your garbage disposal, turn the water on, run the garbage disposal, and it will release a fresh clean smell throughout the entire kitchen. An old sock can be used to slip over your hand, rubberband it, and slip onto a ruler, and are great with a multipurpose product to use, to reach those hard to reach places, nooks, and crannies.

A used fabric softener sheet still has a static charge and can be used to clean dust from television screens, computer screens, and other electronic devices. A toothbrush makes a great grout brush and can be used around grout and tile. It's also wonderful to use around the fixtures on a sink. A produce bag makes a wonderful scrubber. It can be used on your bathtubs, your shallow walls, even your stovetop. Just fold it together and clean as you would with a sponge. Used pantyhose also make a great nylon scrub brush. Again, it's a little abrasive, but a great tool to use on countertops.

A tennis ball can be cut and put on the tip of a broom and can be flipped over and used to clean the tile floors, and does a great job picking up scuff marks. It can also be used up high to catch cobwebs from the corners. Paintbrushes make wonderful tools for dusting inside the tiny crevices of certain areas, great for picture frames. And last, you can use a clean dry tennis shoe to scrape along furniture, to remove pet hair from cushions. I hope all of the information I have shared with you today will help you be more confident and know that you can more effectively clean your home.