30 Things You Should Clean in the Next 30 Days
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Sometimes, it’s not enough to clean what’s in front of you, but what’s up above you as well. “[Ceiling fans] need to be cleaned regularly,” Jacqueline Janus, cleaning expert and owner of cleaning company Two Chicks and a Broom tells Reader’s Digest. “You can’t see up there, but it’s a great place for dust to settle, even if you keep them running. An extendable microfiber duster is perfect for this.”
(Also, here are a few other activities to do in quarantine.)
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Prepare outdoor furniture
Freezing temperatures outside isn’t an excuse to neglect outdoor furniture. “Take out your outside furniture from storage to give it a good clean for warmer weather,” Jennie Varner, Brand Manager for Molly Maid, a Neighborly Company, tells Reader’s Digest. “Mix up a mild solution of dish detergent and water to clean umbrellas and cushions, and combine 1 gallon of water to ½ cup of vinegar, ½ cup of rubbing alcohol and about 2 squirts of dawn to clean glass tables.” Here are more household uses for vinegar.