Spring Cleaning Hacks You'll Wish You'd Found Out Years Ago

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If you've been putting off spring cleaning and don't want to shell out the money for expensive cleaning products or services, look through your own home to see if you have basic items like lemons and baking soda. If you do, you'll have your house sparkling on a budget in no time...

Cook Salmon in the Dishwasher

Though using an oven is definitely the recommended method for cooking salmon, a dishwasher is a great backup plan if your oven doesn't work. Simply wrap the filet in tin foil and turn on a non-soap cycle. When you take it out you'll have a stovetop-quality filet.

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Rinse Produce in the Dishwasher

Instead of hand-washing all the produce you come home with, you can line them up in the dishwasher and run it on cold. Make sure not to add any detergent to it, though. It's a fast and efficient way to clean all of your fruits and vegetables at once.

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The More You Know

  • Once you use a clothespin to hold a nail while hammering, you'll wonder why you ever risked hitting your fingers before.
  • If you know you'll need to bake with brown sugar soon and it's too hard to use, stick a piece of bread in with the sugar overnight and leave the two in a sealed plastic bag.
  • Sleeping just 30 minutes more than you usually do can do wonders for your productivity levels by reducing daytime sleepiness, fatigue, and tension.
  • To keep your pot from boiling over, put a wooden spoon over the top of it. If it starts to boil up too high, the spoon will pop the bubbles and keep it from overflowing quickly.
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Post originally appeared on Upbeat News.