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7 Oven Cleaning Hacks That Will Leave You Speechless

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I must admit, cleaning an oven is not the most glamorous job but someone has to do it!

When your oven glass and racks are covered in icky grease and baked on food then you know that its time for a deep clean.

In this post I will share with you 7 easy ways to clean your oven and make it sparkle like new again.

Keep scrolling below to check out this wonderful list of oven cleaning hacks from the Pros!


7 Ways to Clean Your Oven

1.Spray oven racks with cleaner and place in resealable bags. 

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For this oven cleaning hack, courtesy of Imogen Blake of the Daily Mail, you will want to completely remove your oven racks and spray them with a strong oven cleaning solution such as Easy Off Oven and Grill Cleaner. Place your oven racks in large resealable bags for approximately 30 minutes.  Finally, rinse off the oven racks with warm water and they will sparkle like new.

2. Clean up burnt food residue at the bottom of your oven with this homemade cleaner.

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For those who do not like to clean with harsh chemicals, this eco-friendly oven cleaner is perfect for you. First you will sprinkle baking soda over the hard-to clean stain in your oven, then you will spray it with a solution made of oranges and white vinegar. Let it sit for about 20 minutes and the reside will swipe away effortlessly. Get the full oven cleaner recipe here. 

3. Use a magic eraser to easily wipe away grease on your oven glass.

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There are hundreds of uses for a Magic Eraser and using one to clean your oven glass is always a great idea. A Magic Eraser is perfect for easily removing grease among many other stains and messes.

4. Unscrew your Oven door to clean debris that has fallen in between the glass. 

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If you are serious about deep cleaning your oven, then this step is a must.

Believe it or not food, grease and all other kinds of nasty things can mysteriously become wedged in between your oven glass. To get in there, you will need a Star Key Set to unscrew those special screws on your oven door. Next, you will use your cleaning item of choice to get rid of all the debris between your oven glass and door.

5. Try steam cleaning your oven with water and vinegar.

Place a large metal or glass baking dish, filled with a solution of water and White Vinegar on your bottom rack then heat your oven to 350°.

Bring this solution to a boil and turn off the oven. Open the doors and spray the inside with a solution made of water and vinegar and allow this mixture to sit for 30 minutes. Once the oven has completely cooled down, wipe away all food residue.

6. Leave a dish of ammonia in your oven overnight.

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You will want to try this out! First, you will heat your oven to 200° then you will turn your oven completely off. Next, you will place a few cups of ammonia in a baking dish or bowl and set on your middle oven rack. Next you will take a pot of boiling water and place it underneath the dish filled with ammonia. You will leave these dishes in the oven overnight. In the morning, all baked and burnt on food will wipe away with ease.

7. Use a good ol’ baking soda scrub and a little elbow grease.

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Making a paste out of baking soda and water never gets old. This is a timelessly classic and traditional way to clean your oven. With a little bit of elbow grease, your oven will sparkle like new again.

Final Note…

71XOAaLDT5L. SL1500  - 7 Oven Cleaning Hacks That Will Leave You SpeechlessCleaning an oven is not necessarily anyone’s favorite part of the day. So it is always wise to invest in tools that will make your life easier. These oven liners found on Amazon are an awesome tool to use to help extend the life of your oven cleaning efforts. You will love the ease of clean up and the versatility of these BPA Free oven mats!

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7 Cheap and Easy DIY Porch Decor Ideas for Summer

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Here are several different ways that you can decorate your front porch for the summer.

Whether you use thrift store items or things found around your home, your front porch can make a huge statement without breaking the bank.

Take a look at these cute and simple porch decor ideas to be inspired.


DIY Front Porch Decor Ideas for Summer

1. Tiered Planter Display

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Check out your local thrift store or yard sale for a tiered display that you can use to decorate your front porch with an assortment of planters and rustic trinkets. | via Simplicity in the South

2. Vintage Bike 

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A vintage bicycle can be used to create a simple yet cute porch vignette that you can complement with potted flowers and other thrift store finds. | via Sarah Joy

3. Welcome Sign

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Craft a sweet message to your guests on a chalkboard to set a summertime aesthetic for your front porch that your guests will love. | via Cottage in the Oaks

4. Tiered Planters

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A set of tiered planters can add a pop of color and personality to your home’s entryway. Complete the look with a decal displaying your home’s number. | via Positively Splendid

Related: [Pics] 9 Swoon-Worthy DIY Rustic Farmhouse Decor Ideas

5.  Rocking Chair Planter

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Paint an old rocking chair a vibrant color and replace the seat with a planter for a fun and chic look. | via My Home Decor Guide

6. Red Wagon

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A classic red wagon such as a vintage Radio Flyer can be a great decor piece for your front porch. | Via Postcards from the Ridge

7. Welcome Stencil

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A simple stencil can beautify your front door while welcoming your guests to come inside. | via Decor Chick


It doesn’t take much to create a uniquely styled front porch.

Try these ideas on your front porch to impress your neighbors and guests.

For more DIY home decor ideas, you might enjoy this post.

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[Pics] 15 Simple Japanese Home Organization Ideas to Inspire You

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Be inspired to declutter with these awe-inspiring organizing ideas from Japan.

These savvy homeowners showcase their very smart ways to create and maximize space in their homes.


Japanese Home Organizing Ideas

1. Organize your drunk drawer using bins, plastic bags and labels. 

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A label maker is always a wise investment when you want to organize your home. Label everything and put like items together in bins, zipper bags and mason jars.

2. Items such as shower caddies and magazine holders have multiple uses. 

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Shower caddies can be hung on your cabinet doors to store spices and other items. You can also use magazine/file holders to store and organize pots and pans.

3. Install a tension rod under the cabinet for bottle storage. 

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A simple tension rod can be install under your kitchen or bathroom cabinet to store bottles and other items. You can also use simple plastic bins to store other supplies.

4. Use a towel rack to organize cleaning tools and supplies. 

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Hang your cleaning tools and supplies using S-hooks on a towel rack to allow for easy storage and accessibility.

5. Make a rolling cabinet to store tools and hardware. 

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A rolling storage created for the garage saves spaces and makes it easier to move around when needed.

6. Hang pots and pans on kitchen back splash. 

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The kitchen back splash is often unused space that you can maximize for extra storage of your pots, pans and kitchen utensils.

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Hanging items allow for more floor space in your utility/broom closet when needed.

8. Hang kitchen utensils on cupboard doors. 

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Your favorite kitchen tools will always be organized and within reach if you hang them inside your  cabinet doors.

9. Use tension bars to store pot and pan lids. 

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Create additional storage space for your pots and pans by installing tension rods in the upper half of your cabinets.

10. Place shoes in a cabinet making sure to use the space behind the doors. 

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For ease of access, place shoes in a cabinet and use the back of the door for more storage space.

11. Organize and label credit cards using card holders. 

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Use simple card holders to organize your most frequently used credit cards by limitations and what they should be strictly used for.

12. Keep your bedroom closet organized using monochrome boxes with labels. 

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Use like colored storage boxes and labeling stickers to keep your closet looking neat and organized.

13. Create storage on your kitchen back splash without damaging the wall.  

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Install tension rods and a simple wire grid to add additional storage space to your kitchen back splash without damaging the wall.

14. Use magazine holders to store and organize plates and dishes. 

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This is a simple way to neatly keep your dishes together with stacking dishes and increasing the chance for more accidents, instead use magazine dividers to store dishes and prevent damage.

15. Use a basket to hide power strip and store other items. 

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Clear your bathroom counter by hiding a power strip inside of a decorative basket and use to store your grooming tools and other bathroom essentials.

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5 Smart Ways to Clean Your Shower Faster

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In this post, you will find quick and easy tips that’ll teach you how to clean your shower faster.

If you want to save time cleaning your shower, then these hacks are a must-know!


Shower Cleaning Tips

1. Clean hard to reach areas with a Bleach pen. 

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A Clorox Bleach pen is perfect for spot treatments and cleaning areas that are hard to reach such as between grout tiles and shower corners.

2. Prevent back pain by scrubbing your tub with a broom. 

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This is a brilliant way to clean your tub all the while preventing back pain. Use a broom and your favorite cleaner to scrub away with ease.

3. Use aluminum foil to clean soap scum from your shower doors. 

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Make a ball out of aluminum foil and using your favorite bathroom cleaner, you can easily scrub away soap scum and grime on your glass doors with ease.

4. Soak your shower head overnight in a bag of vinegar. 

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Fill a small bag with vinegar and place your shower head in it overnight. This will remove hard water build-up making your shower head look and spray like new again.

5. Make your own shower cleaner using two ingredients. 

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Fill a dish wand with Dawn dish soap and white vinegar. Keep this in your shower to scrub away soap scum and mildew. This homemade mixture is non-toxic and works just as great if not better than store brand shower cleaners.

I hope you enjoyed these very simple shower cleaning tips! As always, Happy Cleaning!

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