Archives: Cleaning Tips

Aug 20 2015

How to Vacuum Efficiently While Avoiding Common Mistakes

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There are two types of people in this world: those who love to vacuum and those who don’t.

While we at Crucial Vacuum shake our heads to those who don’t (nah, we still like you), undoubtedly both groups make critical vacuuming mistakes that may end up breaking the device faster than its normal lifespan. Read on to learn how to vacuum properly!

We will be outlining the most common vacuuming mistakes and how to avoid them to help your vacuum live a long fruitful life.

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Aug 13 2015

TBT: Grandma’s Old School Cleaning Tips Pt. 2

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Throwback Thursday is back again, and we’ve got more Old School Cleaning Tips that your grandmother would be proud of. Our elders have devised amazing concoctions and obscure cleaning methods to do the best job while saving a buck from buying commercialized products.

So we at Crucial Vacuum will be sharing some of the tips our grandparents have taught us.

Freshen Your Shoes by Using Household Herbs

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Having funky smelling shoes is inevitable. We all sweat, and we all like wearing our favorite pairs of shoes, but it becomes a real issue once you become too embarrassed to remove your shoes when entering someone’s home. Don’t worry though, there’s an easy way to deodorize your shoes with some common fresh-smelling herbs!

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Aug 6 2015

TBT: Grandma’s Old School Cleaning Tips Pt. 1

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Whether it was World War II or the Vietnam era, our grandparents learned valuable lessons on staying frugal. They learned how to clean, preserve and repair without having to buy commercialized brands that we’ve grown accustomed to.

This Throwback Thursday, we’re bringing old school cleaning tips that your grandparents innovated in their time without breaking the bank.

Cleaning Your Oven without the Foul Smell

Hate that powerful oven-cleaner smell? Here’s a great alternative: Mix one box of baking soda (about 500g) with 1/4 cup of washing soda. Wet the floor and walls of the oven with a wet rag and sprinkle the mixture on the surface. Repeat and leave overnight. In the morning, wipe the mixture and grease away. Rinse well to remove the residue. Any remaining baked-on stains? Use salt on an abrasive pad to get it out. Continue reading »

Jul 28 2015

Back to School: Dorm Cleaning Tips

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It’s back to school season, and the importance of cleanliness within the dorm room is a matter of life and death – well, socially, that is. The first few weeks of college consist all of the valuable first impressions. And one impression must not be that single label: “slob.”

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Jul 16 2015

How to Clean During the Week to Free Up Your Weekends

Most people fail to realize that your weekends don’t have to consist of an endless cleaning frenzy – especially during the summer. Weekends should be spent enjoying yourself and having fun preferably with a rum infused drink by a pool. Here’s a Mojito recipe – just because.

What it comes down to is being able to balance your work/life schedule throughout the week. By spending a little bit of time everyday cleaning you’ll see a drastic change in the levels of awesomeness in your weekends. You could be doing fun stuff like this.

Here’s a simple schedule to follow to learn how to clean your home during the week to free up your weekends.

Surprisingly not everything has to be done all at once. If you’re able to complete even just one task a day throughout the week you will be able to cut down on your stress level and workload. Continue reading »