Household Cleaning Irks And How To Make Them Go Away

Cleaning is a wonderful way to spend your free time and a great source of therapy in and of itself. It is soothing to know that everything you own is neat, clean, and orderly. Because of this, people spend hours of their time cleaning the carpet, dusting tables, or picking up things from all over the place. However, for some people, it is a never-ending journey!

For such people, they continue cleaning everything because to them, if they don’t, they feel like they are missing out on cleaning or taking care of something. No matter how hard they try, they just can’t get over the feeling that their home is not clean.

Karolina/Pexels | It could be due to the look of the house, the feeling you get when you enter the house, or simply the smell

So, what can one do when they are dealing with something like this? Do they clean until they die, or do they look for solutions? Well, the answer is the latter. But, even if you don’t know where to start, then keep on reading as you are going to get an in-depth guide to cleaning irks and how to get rid of them.

1. Bad Smell

An unpleasant odor can easily kill the vibe and ruin the mood the very moment you enter the house, but it is not an easy task to get rid of them. Bad smells can be caused by a lot of things, but most of the time, it is the pets in the home. They would defecate in places that are either hard to reach or spot, and in a while, it would end up stinking up the whole house! However, if you don’t have any pets, then the foul smell can be caused by dust and grime, which sticks to surfaces that are rarely cleaned. So, this might call for a whole house sweep.

Pixabay/Pexels | Nothing upsets you more than stepping into your home and smelling a foul odor

2. A Moldy Bathroom 

Believe it or not, most people think that showering some water on the floor and then simply wiping it keeps the bathroom clean. In reality, the bathroom requires a good scrub now and then because of the mold that grows in favorable conditions, i.e., damp locations. Since mold is a fungus, it comes with a funky smell of its own and a look that would make the bathroom look dirty even if it has been wiped clean.

Gantas/Pexels | You can ensure the removal of mold by opening the windows and drying out the bathroom after a good clean

3. Carpet Stains

If your house is fully carpeted, then carpet stains might be the reason why your house doesn’t look as clean as it should. Even if you spend hours vacuuming the place and hand-plucking all the fuzz and the hair from it, a stained carpet can easily ruin the look of the house.

So, what do you think of these cleaning irks, and will you try out these methods to get rid of them?