Spring is near y’all! But before we get the grill out and invite the neighbors over for that first barbecue, some serious spring cleaning needs to be done. So let’s open the windows, sweep up the dust, and really get to it.
Did you know that you can use tea bags to help clean your home? It’s true Sweeties! We have some sweet ways that you can reuse your tea bags right in your home!
Make your windows sparkle:
Step 1: Save your used tea bags from your daily brew.
Step 2: Re-brew the used bags.
Step 3: Put the weaker tea in a spray bottle and spray the leftover weaker tea onto windows, mirrors, and other glass surfaces in your home.
Step 4: Let sit for a few moments and wipe away. This will help loosen dirt, make smudges disappear, and eliminate other particles that may be lingering.
Sweet Tip!: Use a clean, dry cloth to wipe away the tea to minimize streaks and have your glass shine!
Eliminate gross household smells:
Keep your house smelling fresh y’all! Maybe your trash cans have been holding on to that smell from last night’s supper or the refrigerator may be smelling a bit...funky! Below are some easy peasys ways you can keep bad smells at bay with the tea bags that you have in your cabinets.
- Mix used, dry tea leaves into kitty litter.
- Store pre brewed tea bags in your refrigerator to keep it smelling fresh. This is a great alternative to baking soda!
- Place a few unused tea bags on the bottom of your trash bins to neutralize bad smells before they escape into your kitchen.
Dirty dishes from dinner last night? Fill your sink up with warm water and toss a few tea bags in. Let your dishes soak for 10-20 minutes. With this handy tip you can skip the harsh chemicals, will help fight grime, and loosen leftover food particles also.
Now that your house it's lookin’ and smellin’ pretty good. Kick back and relax. Add your used tea bags into warm water for a foot soak. The tea helps neutralize foot odors, softes rough patches, and makes your skin feel oh-so smooth!
Folks, you didn’t know that the mighty tea bag had so many uses, did ya? For other simple tips and tricks that we have up our sleeve, follow our DIY and Upcycle Pinterest board. Happy cleaning!