Whisk away hard-to-reach crumbs (like the ones that get wedged under the grates in your stove and toaster, or into the shelves on your refrigerator door) by using your vacuum’s crevice tool. Once the dirty work is done, clean as usual with stove cleaner or disinfectant.
Ice out carpet dents
Rearranging the furniture doesn’t have to mean unsightly carpet dents. Place ice cubes on those pesky reminders of the past and wait for them to melt. The water will encourage the carpet fibers to return to their original shapes. Vacuum over the wet spots to bring them back to their upright positions.
Clear your washing machine’s lint filter
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Use your vacuum’s brush attachment to clean your washing machine’s lint screen. Finish the task by attaching the vacuum’s crevice tool to pull any remaining lint from the machine’s lint cavity. Here’s how you might be doing laundry all wrong.