cleaning tips


Absolutely no one likes when their shower drain smell like rotten eggs trust me. I remember when this happened to me before and for a whole week I was trying everything to fix but I couldn’t get the right solution until I came up with the best ways to get rid of the smell. These solutions that I’ve mentioned below should work for you as well. So if your shower drain smells like eggs and you want to fix that then this article/post will help you to do so.



Why does my shower drain smell like rotten eggs

Most times when shower drains smell like eggs it’s usually because there is a lot of gunk and hair inside of them. You see when you shower or wash your hair in the shower the hair will get stuck inside the drain and when this happens, water and soap will get stuck on them and after a while, they will begin to smell.



How to deodorize shower drain manually

There are two important ways to deodorize a shower drain manually.


1. Remove any gunk, mold, and hair

Use a drain cleaner to remove any gunk and hair that’s inside the shower drain. Sometimes there will be hair on the cover, just make sure to remove it. Make sure to clean the moldy areas as well.


2. Use liquid disinfectant

If you don’t see any hair and gunk then it’s best to pour 1-2 cups of liquid disinfectant (Lysol or fabuloso) into the drain. This will make the drain smell way better than before.


These two methods aren’t permanent methods. So if you want to make sure your shower does not smell again then you should check out these next solutions.


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How to clean shower drain and prevent mold from growing inside of it


Baking soda and vinegar

Pour some baking soda into the drain and then pour vinegar in it as well. If you are able to remove the shower cover (I don’t recommend doing this without professional help) then you should mix the baking soda and vinegar before pouring it into the drain, and after doing that you should use a cleaning brush to remove the mold and gunk.


Mix bleach and water

If you arent able to remove the drain cover then it’s best to mix bleach with equal parts warm water and pour it inside the shower drain. Doing this will immediately get rid of the rotten egg smell that’s coming from inside the drain.


Get professional help

If you have tried all of these methods but they still haven’t worked then it’s best to contact a company that specializes in cleaning these types of things.



After trying these methods/solutions your shower drain will no longer smell like rotten eggs. I hope you found this post/article useful/


It really sucks when you are enjoying yourself by having a drink of wine and suddenly for whatever reason it spills all over your carpet. What makes it worse is that the carpet is very bright colored so the big red wine stain will stick out more than anything else. Cleaning carpets isn’t too hard to do especially when cleaning stains from one. In this post, I will be showing you how to get red wine out of your carpet.



The first thing to do

Whenever there is a spill on the carpet you have to immediately treat it. In this case, since we’re dealing with the red wine we have to get some paper towels and a clean cloth to absorb the wine.  While this may not get rid of the stain it is still really important to do since it makes the cleaning process way easier.



Use Dish soap and hydrogen peroxide

This combination is the best for cleaning alcohol stains out of carpets and since wine has a lot of alcohol in it; this should be really easy. Pour some of the hydrogen peroxide onto the carpet then add a few tablespoons of dish soap onto it as well. Now use a clean cloth and blot the stain out of the carpet. You might have to do this multiple times in order for the red wine stain to disappear. Also if you’re planning to do this multiple times it’s best to use water instead of hydrogen peroxide the second time.



Vinegar and baking soda

These two make the best cleaning combination. You can clean almost any surface when you mix both vinegar and baking soda and in this case, they are an excellent choice for getting red wine stains out of your carpet. To do this all you have to do is pour some vinegar over the red wine stain and immediately sprinkle some baking soda on it as well. Let the mixture sit on the stain for 1-2 minutes then after that use a clean microfiber cloth to blot the stain or use a cleaning brush.



Will baking soda bleach the carpet?

While Baking soda won’t necessarily bleach your carpet if you leave too much on it for a very long time then you might see some sort of discoloration.



Vinegar and dish soap

This is yet another great way of cleaning the red wine stains out of your carpet. To do this you need to squeeze some dish soap onto the stain and then pour some vinegar on it as well. Now use a brush (toothbrush or cleaning brush) to scrub the red wine spillage out of your carpet, but make sure you are not spreading it. Keep doing this until the stain is no longer visible, however, it’s best to start using water instead of vinegar if you are planning to do this multiple times.




If the red wine stain is already dried up then it’s best to wet the stain and add a decent amount of salt to it. After doing this make sure to leave the salt on the stain until the next morning. This is a great way to absorb the red wine out of your carpet without blotting. The next thing you should do is vacuum the salt. If you realize that there is still some stain left then it’s best to get a damp cloth and clean it.



Stain remover

If you don’t want to use any of the tips I’ve mentioned then it’s best to use a regular carpet stain remover to do the job. You can get these at your local store or online.




Now that you made it to the end of the article you’ll realize that cleaning red wine out of your carpet isn’t so hard after all. Also if you are interested in how to deep clean your entire carpet then you should click here.

Whether it’s by smoking or being in an area filled with smoke like a campfire, your clothes will eventually smell like it too. It’s even worse if its smells like cigarettes. Cleaning smoke-scented clothes are way easier than you think. In this article, I will show you how to get the smoke smell out of your clothes.


How to get smoke smell out of clothes


Wash with Baking soda

Place the cigarette-smelling clothes inside the washer and add the best laundry detergent you have. Then add 1 cup of baking soda inside the washer onto the clothes., then wash them normally. After washing them place them inside the dryer for 60 minutes.



Air out your clothes

This is one of the best and easiest ways to get the smoke smell out of your clothes. All you have to do is hang the clothes outside so that they can air dry for a couple of hours. Doing this will get rid of the smoke smell of the garments.



Soak them

This is yet another easy method in this article. The first thing you need to do is get a bucket filled with warm water and add liquid detergent to it. Then place the cigarette-smelling clothes inside the bucket of water and let them smoke for 1-2 hours. After the time has passed place them inside the washer and wash them normally.



Wash them with vinegar

This is very similar to the baking soda method, but instead of using baking soda, you are going to use vinegar. Place the garments inside the washer and add 1/2 cup of distilled vinegar into the water (not directly onto the clothes). Then add some laundry detergent into the washer and wash using warm water.

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Wash with lemon extract

This might seem weird but it’s a great way of getting rid of nasty smoke odors out of almost any clothing. Just squeeze some lemons into a cup until you have around 1/4-1 cup of lemon juice. Now pour the lemon juice into the washer with the clothes inside of it and wash on a regular cycle. The lemon juice will even get rid of any other bad odors that were coming from the clothes.



Use Dryer sheets and fabric softener

Place the clothes inside the washer and add 2 cups of fabric softener. After washing them place them in the dryer and use around 4 dryer sheets. This will definitely get rid of the smoke odor that was in your clothes and also makes them smell ten times better than before.

We all know that Windex is an amazing product that can clean any glass surface pretty well. But sometimes people might not have access to it, whether it’s because they live in a different country or maybe they don’t have a bottle with them at the moment but still wants to clean their mirrors. Don’t worry because in this article I will show you how to clean a mirror without Windex.




Vinegar is an amazing product that can clean basically any surface. So if you want to clean a dirty mirror without Windex, don’t worry because you can use vinegar to do the job. When cleaning a mirror with vinegar you first need to get a clean microfiber cloth. Make sure that the cloth is damp and then pour some vinegar onto it. After doing that, you should know to use the vinegar-soaked cloth to clean the mirror.

After cleaning the mirror use another dry microfiber cloth to wipe the mirror again.



Rubbing alcohol

Rubbing alcohol have a surprising amount of uses. It can be used as a deodorizer, disinfectant, etc. But did you know it can also be used as a glass cleaner as well? Rubbing alcohol and glass cleaner share a lot of properties so it makes sense that you can use (rubbing alcohol) as a substitute.

When cleaning a mirror with rubbing alcohol you first need to spray the rubbing alcohol onto the mirror and then use a microfiber cloth to clean it. When cleaning makes sure to get rid of the water stains and toothpaste stains as well.



Warm water

I know there are a lot of people that don’t like using water to clean any glass surface because it might cause some streaks on it but this isn’t always the case. If you use warm water or steam you’ll see similar results to that of a Windex glass cleaner. To use warm water to clean your mirrors all you have to do is turn on the faucet and catch the warm water in a spray bottle or the better method is to turn on the faucet or shower and leave the warm water running for a while which will eventually cause the mirror to be watery. THen use a microfiber cloth to clean the mirror.



Shaving cream

Apply a bit of shaving cream onto the mirror then use a microfiber cloth to wipe it.



Disinfectant wipes

Get some Lysol disinfectant wipes and use them to clean the mirror. This will remove any hard water and toothpaste stain.



Liquid dish soap

Apply some dish soap onto a window cleaner and use it to wipe down the mirror.




Nowadays a lot of people are wearing facemasks for obvious reasons. But oftentimes they get really dirty and in today’s article, I will be showing you three ways to clean a facemask.

You might be wondering why would anyone clean a face mask if you can just buy a bunch of disposable ones. Well while disposable masks might be cheap, it is still better to just have a few masks that can just be washed anytime.



Washing machine

This is a very simple but effective way of cleaning a face mask. All you have to do is place the face mask inside of the washer with other clothes. After washing it place the face mask inside the dryer or air dry it.



Soak in soap and water

Get a small bucket of warm water and add your favorite laundry detergent to it. Then place the facemask inside the water and let it soak for 30 minutes to an hour. After that rinse the mask and let it air dry.



Wash it under running water

Another quick way to clean a face mask is to wash it under running water whether it’s this art in the kitchen or bathroom sink. To wash your facemask under running water you first need to squirt a few drops of dish soap onto it and then place it under the warm running water. Make sure to air dry the mask after washing it.


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How to get grease out of clothes





Ever had an annoying grease stain on your shirt or pants? Of course, you have, almost everybody has had a grease or oil stain on their clothes, and it’s pretty annoying to deal with. There are many methods on how to get grease stains out of clothes but only a few of them really works. Today I am going to show you how to get grease out of your clothes using the best methods.



Baking soda

If you know anything about cleaning you’ll not be surprised that baking soda is great at removing tough stains. So it makes sense that baking soda can remove grease and oil stains as well.

To remove grease stains from your clothes with baking soda you first need to get a small dish of warm water. Then sprinkle some of the baking soda onto the grease stain. Dip a toothbrush into the warm water and rub it all over the baking soda. Make sure to rub the baking soda all over the grease stains. Keep doing this until the stain starts to disappear, then place the clothes in the washer.


Dish soap

This is another great way of removing grease stains from any clothing. The best dish soap that’s good for this is Dawn. Dawn is excellent at removing grease from almost anything. There are two ways in which you can use dawn dish soap to remove grease from your clothes, they are both similar but somewhat different.

To get rid of grease out of your clothes using dish soap you need to do the following:

  1. Squirt a few drops of dish soap onto the greasy area of the garment and use your fingers to rub it in.
  2. Then use a wet toothbrush to gently scrub the grease out of the garment.
  3. After doing this you should rinse and place the shirt inside the washing machine.
  4. (optional) or you can get a large bucket of warm water and add your favorite laundry detergent to it.
  5. Then place the garment into the bucket of water and let it soak for 1-2 hours.
  6. After doing that you should place it in the dryer.



While I don’t believe that wd-40 will work as best as the other methods on this list I still do believe that you should at least try it.

To get rid of grease or oil stains using wd-40 you need to spray the grease with wd-40 and use a damp cloth to rub the stained area. Then place the clothing into the washer. If the garment still has the grease stain on it then maybe you should try a different method that’s on this list.

Another issue with using wd-40 on clothes is that while it will get rid of the grease stains, you’ll still have the wd-40 residue on the clothes.


Salt and stain remover

This might be the weirdest method in this article but you should definitely try it because it might be the most effective. For this method what you want to do is to dampen the grease/oil-stained area of the clothes with water and then sprinkle salt all over the stained area. Let the salt absorb the grease for around 3-5 minutes. Then spray the grease with this stain remover. After spraying the garment, you should place it in the washer and let it wash with the warmest water option.

Doing this will remove all the grease stains that were on the garment.



While I do believe that all of these methods will definitely get rid of grease stains, I still recommend only trying the wd-40 method last as the rest are way more effective.







Cleaning a monitor is way easier than you might think. However, there are some things you need to know and do before cleaning your monitor, especially the screen. But that’s why I’m here, in today’s article I will be showing you how to clean your monitor without damaging it.



Precautions before cleaning your monitor

When cleaning your monitor be sure not to use paper towels, pads, cloth towels, or anything rough, because using them on the monitor might scratch it. I also think it’s best to avoid using water and vinegar as well.

When cleaning a monitor you should use a microfiber cloth and a screen cleaner. Using a microfiber cloth instead of a regular one will clean your monitor screen without leaving behind any thread residue and scratches.



How to clean your monitor screen

To clean your monitor screen you need to follow these steps

1. Turn off the monitor

Turn off the monitor and disconnect all the cables. After disconnecting all the cables wait 15 – 30 minutes before you start to clean the monitor.


2. Dust off the monitor screen

Make sure to dust off the monitor screen before you start the cleaning process. You can use a regular duster or a dry microfiber cloth. It’s very important to dust off the monitor before cleaning it because if you clean the screen while dust particles are on it this can make it look really messy.


3. Spray cloth and clean monitor screen

Now it’s time to clean the monitor screen and it’s best to use a screen cleaner instead of water or vinegar. When cleaning any screen whether it’s a tv, phone or a monitor make sure not to spray the cleaner directly onto the screen. Doing this might cause the liquid to get into some creases of the electronic and this will cause some electrical issues. So it’s best to spray the microfiber cloth instead and use it to wipe the monitor screen.


4. Wipe the screen multiple times

If there are still stains and fingerprint marks on your monitor screen then it’s best to repeat the previous step over and over until the stains are gone.


How to clean other parts of the monitor

When cleaning other parts of the monitor you have to be even more careful, because places such as the back of the monitor usually have some creasers and holes that lead directly inside of the monitor and if any liquid gets into those areas, it can cause the monitor to stop working.

But don’t worry I am going to show you how to clean the other parts of your monitor without damaging it.



  1. Dust off the monitor
  2. Get a microfiber cloth and pour some rubbing alcohol onto it. Then squeeze out the excess liquid.
  3. Now use the cloth to wipe down every part of the monitor excluding the screen.




You see cleaning a monitor isn’t too hard. I hope you found this article useful and if you are interested in how to clean tv and phone screens then click here.




In this article, I will show you how to remove bad odors from your shoes using some easy tricks.


Baby powder

Baby powder is surprisingly good at deodorizing a bad-smelling shoe. To remove any bad odor from your shoes with baby powder you need to sprinkle some of it inside the shoes. Then let the shoes sit overnight with the baby powder inside of them. The next morning you should throw the excess powder out of the shoes, after doing that your shoes should be smelling way better than before.


Another thing you can do is to sprinkle the baby powder inside the shoes and let them sit under the sun for a couple of hours. Then after that, you should leave them somewhere inside the house overnight.



Baking soda

Baking soda is a great product to have in your home because it has many uses. One of the uses that baking soda has is that it can be used as a way to deodorize your shoes. Deodorizing your shoes with baking soda is rather simple, all you have to do is sprinkle the baking soda inside the shoes and let it sit in them overnight. Then the next morning all you have to do is throw the baking soda out of the shoes.



Freeze them

This is the strangest method on this list but it is definitely one of the most effective. Freezing your shoes will kill any bacteria that was in them, which will make the shoes smell better. To remove the bad odors from your shoes by freezing them you’ll need to place them in a ziplock bag and put them in the freezer and let them sit in there for the whole night.



Wash the inner soles with vinegar, dish soap, and fabric softener

First, remove the inner soles of the shoes and place them under warm running water. After that add a few squirts of dish soap onto the inner soles and pour some vinegar onto them as well. After that, you should pour just a little fabric softener onto them as well.  Now use a toothbrush to scrub the shoe soles. After scrubbing them you should rinse them and then place them in the dryer.

After doing this your shoe will no longer smell bad.



Spray inside of them with rubbing alcohol

This is a very simple trick however it won’t last very long. To do this all you need to do is spray the inner sole of the shoes with rubbing alcohol. This is mostly for people in a hurry as the smell of the shoe will resurface in a couple of hours.



How to prevent shoes from smelling bad

There are many ways to prevent your shoes from smelling bad. However, I’m only going to tell you the most important methods.



1. Moisturize your feet regularly

This means you should put on some lotion on your feet an hour before you wear your shoes. This will make your feet smell good for the rest of the day, which will also prevent your shoes from having any bad odor.



2. Wear moisture-wicking socks

These are the best type of socks to wear when you are about to work for a long time. These types of socks will prevent your shoes from smelling bad due to how they don’t absorb sweat that easily.





A plunger is one if not the filthiest thing in your bathroom and I don’t think I even need to explain why it is. There are many different ways in which you can clean a plunger but today I am going to show you two of the best ones. These plunger cleaning methods are pretty simple so you don’t have to worry about following thousands of different steps.


How to clean a plunger


Step 1

Pour 1-2 cups of liquid bleach into the toilet bowl.


Step 2

Place the plunger inside the toilet and swirl it around for 2-3 minutes. Then flush the toilet.


Step 3

After cleaning the plunger rinse it with water. And let it dry in the shower



2nd method


Step 1

Get a bucket and fill it halfway up with hot water.


Step 2

Add 1 cup of bleach and a few squirts of dawn dish soap into it.


Step 3

Now place the plunger into the bucket of water and swirl it around for 2 minutes and let it sit in there for 1 hour.


Step 4

After one hour take out the plunger and rinse it using clean fresh water and let it dry in the shower.



I know there are a lot of ways to clean a plunger but these two methods are the best in my opinion. The reason why I prefer these methods is that they aren’t unnecessarily long and complicated to follow.

I hope this article showed you how to clean your plunger.


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Smoking isn’t good for you it can cause some serious issues to your health. Most people who smoke cigarettes in their homes usually have a problem with smoke-stained walls. When the smoke from cigarettes stains your walls and ceilings this can be an issue because it will create a brownish-orange color on your walls and not only that but it will make them smell like cigarettes as well. So I am going to show you how to clean smoke off of walls.



What you should do first

Before you clean the smoke stain you have to loosen it up first. You need to use a vacuum with a brush attachment and run it all over the wall.



How to clean cigarette smoke off of walls with vinegar

To clean cigarette smoke stains off of walls with vinegar you first need to get a spray bottle and pour 1-2 cups of white vinegar into it. THen add 1cup of lemon juice (not the one you drink). Shake the mixture and spray it all over the walls. Then use a microfiber cloth to gently scrub away the stains.

The stains aren’t really that easy to get rid of so you may have to keep spraying and scrubbing until the smoke stains start to disappear.

Make sure you are wearing gloves and a mask.


Cleaning away smoke stains using dawn dish soap and Baking soda

For this method, you will be creating your own cleaner. Mix together 1 gallon of hot water, 6 tablespoons of dish soap, and 2 cups of baking soda.  Dip a rag into the mixture and use it to scrub the walls. Keep scrubbing until the stains become barely visible.



Use salt, baking soda, and warm water

Another way to get rid of cigarettes stains is to mix 1/2 cup of salt, 1 cup of baking soda, and  1 and a half cups of warm water. Now use a rag to clean away the cigarette smoke stain off your walls and ceilings. This may take a while so be patient.



Repaint the walls/ceiling

If you want to repaint the walls over the cigarette smoke without cleaning away the smoke stains first, well unfortunately you cant. You have to clean away the stains before you can paint them. Now I know some of you might be wondering what is the best paint to use to cover cigarette smoke and It depends on the type of paint you already had.

When painting your walls you could do it by yourself but personally, I would get a professional to do It since they would know how to properly cover the walls.



How to prevent cigarette smoke stains

There really isn’t an effective way to prevent cigarette smoke stains on your walls and ceiling if you will continue smoking inside your home. The best way to prevent this is if you go outside to smoke instead of doing it in your home.




If you are still having trouble removing the smoke stains from your walls then you need to hire a professional to deal with that. I hope this article was helpful to you and if you want more deep cleaning hacks then you should click here.