Spring Cleaning Hacks
Don't waste these beautiful San Diego Spring days on the drudgery of keeping up with something so dreadful as cleaning.
And even if you're not in San Diego, who wants to spend all their time scrubbing and scouring? There are plenty of great products on the market to make cleaning less arduous.
Here are a few items that will make cleaning a breeze or get rid of it altogether. You won't have to spend all of Spring cleaning. Some of the items are even better for you and your family AND the environment!
Here's a segment I did on local station, KUSI of San Diego:
All product information from the segment is below:
T-fal FV4495 Black Ultraglide Iron
- Ranked #1 Iron in “Glideability” and Fastest Iron (in lab tests vs. top 20 competitors)
- Non-stick ceramic Ultraglide diffusion soleplate is scratch resistant and provides faster and easier ironing
- Unique ceramic soleplate with a pointed tip that easily works around buttons, pleats and seams
- Easycord system keeps the 12ft long cord (NEW extended length) out of the way when steam ironing and prevents from re-wrinkling already-ironed fabrics
- Vertical steaming for hanging drapes and delicate garments
Available at Amazon.com, K-Mart, and Walmart; MSRP $45.00
COOKINA Gard Oven Protector
- Home cooks need not worry about cleaning the oven after each use with this product
- Users can simply place the oven protector on the bottom of the oven, up to 550°, to catch every spill and splatter for an easier clean-up, without any odor
- Only sheets on the market currently certified for use at 550° F
- 100% Non-stick and PFOA Free
- Reusable and reversible
- Easy to clean
- Fits any size oven; may be trimmed to fit a smaller oven
- Suitable for gas ovens, electric ovens and microwaves
Available at COOKINA.co and locally at Fred Meyers and Ace for $12.99
Rowenta’s Ultrasteam Steambrush
- Ideal for last minute touch ups and wrinkle release on even the most wrinkled t-shirts
- Convenient, compact design for travel
- Variable steam adjusts to any fabric type with the turn of a dial
- Ideal for delicate garments
- Removable water tank fills easily at the tap
· MSRP: $29.99, available at Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, JCPenney, etc.
Zabada Cleaning Products Kitchen Glove & Marvel
- Premium fiber cleaning technology removes 99% of bacteria just by using water
- Zabada fibers wipe off bacteria and contaminants from any surface you're cleaning
- Bacteria is then trapped deep within the Zabada fibers and are rinsed away under the faucet later
- Zabada replaces paper towels, chemical sprays, etc.
- Simply wet the glove, wipe the counter or surface and then dry with the Zabada marvel
- Just wet, wipe and dry!
- Zabada lasts for 2 to 3 years AND saves you money
- Zabada has products for the bathroom, living room, kitchen, windows and more.
Available at www.zabadaclean.com - Glove: $40.00; Marvel: $30
T-fal Excite Non-Stick Cookware
- Thermospot™ technology that indicates when the pan is perfectly preheated to seal in flavor and prevent burning
- Durable, dishwasher-safe construction
- Non-stick interior
- Innovative inscribed base design
- Features a hi-gloss silicone polyester exterior and color-matched oven-safe lacquered handles
- Part of the T-fal Excite Non-Stick Cookware Set, which includes 8" Fry Pan; 10" Fry Pan w/ cover; One-Egg Wonder; 1 Qt. Saucepan w/ cover; 2 Qt. Saucepan w/ cover; 5 Qt. Dutch Oven; and 4 Nylon Tools
MSRP: Set is $69.99-79.99