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No Mess, No Stress: 5 Clever & Practical Home Hacks for Any Daily Disaster

No Mess, No Stress: 5 Clever & Practical Home Hacks for Any Daily Disaster

So you’ve just moved into your new home…you are surrounded by boxes and feeling a bit overwhelmed. It’s an exciting time to start fresh, but then you remember all the people asking if you’re stressed about the “big move” and now you know why. Don’t let the chaos of moving get you down! These easy home hacks will make organizing, cleaning and settling into your home feel like a breeze!

 

  1. The REAL Purpose of Plastic Bread Ties

Use these babies as an easy labelling system for anything and everything you will inevitably have plugged into one huge power strip while you try out different set-ups in each room. Never have an emotional breakdown untangling cords again!

label cords

 

  1. Bugs BEWARE

If you are anything like me (and most women in America) you barely want to squish a bug, let alone dispose of it after the deed is done. To avoid having even making eye contact with any pest you come across while carefully placing the aforementioned power strip in the corner, use a lint roller! *rolls, squishes, throws away entire lint roller*

 

  1. Dish Disasters

Okay so while you were fending off that horrible bug, maybe you let dinner sit on the stove just a tad too long…now after that traumatizing insect experience, you’re also left with a burnt-on mess on your brand new cookware. Yikes! Don’t worry, this can be fixed. Take it from the girl who could burn water. Just fill whatever charred vessel you’re dealing with and fill it with warm water, some dish soap and a dryer sheet. In 20-30 minutes the pan will look as good as new, without all that extra soaking and scrubbing and crying!

 

  1. Watch the Wood!

While you were pining over that beautiful pan, perhaps you set it down on your beautiful wooden dining table while it was still wet. Just when you thought your troubles had ended, you’re left with an enormous pan-shaped water ring, right where your mother-in-law likes to sit. Have no fear, white ring remover is a real thing! For immediate ring removal, try this!

 

 

  1. It’s Crystal Clear

It’s been a stressful day. At least you have your gorgeous spa-quality bathroom to retreat to when you want to unwind. Disoriented after all the bustle of the day, you accidentally walk straight into your glass shower door, leaving a perfectly-formed smudge print of your face. You try everything you know to get it off, but the door, once pristine and crystal clear, is now left streaky and clouded. You use what’s left of your energy to walk over to your wet-bar to try to take the edge off—but don’t reach for that bottle just yet, unless it’s Barkeeper’s Friend! The ceramic/glass cooktop cleaner works wonders on glass shower doors!

 

 

Do you have any hacks that keep your home running like a well-oiled machine? We’d love to hear from you. Drop us a comment below!

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