8 Cleaning Hacks You ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Use Salt to Clean a Messy Oven

Recent casserole bubbled during baking? Put a handful of salt on the spill on the oven floor while it's hot.

Clean a Cutting Board with Lemon

Is your wooden cutting board stained or onion-scented? Salt it and scrub with half a lemon sliced side. Wash and repeat if needed. Refresh your board for usage.

Revive a Grimy Baking Sheet

Sprinkle baking soda on a dirty baking sheet, then hydrogen peroxide, then baking soda again. Wait a few hours, then wipe away the homemade cleaning with a rag or sponge.

Clean Your Garbage Disposal with Ice

Clean your garbage disposal with this fast tip if it smells bad. Put a handful of ice down the drain and start the disposal.

Olive Oil Hack for Stainless Steel

Despite appearances, oil may remove oil. Apply olive oil to a paper towel or cloth to clean stainless steel equipment.

Use a Dryer Sheet to Clean a Casserole Dish

The conditioning elements in an unused dryer sheet can remove baked-on food from a baking dish.

Use a Lemon to Clean the Cheese Grater

The lemon juice and flesh will dislodge dirt in narrow crevices. Finish with a thorough rinse.

Deodorize Your Refrigerator with Coffee

Coffee deodorizes the fridge and smells excellent when brewed. Put dry ground coffee in a basin and refrigerate. Coffee grounds absorb bad smells.