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Woman shares genius hack to remove stains from sofas in seconds

Shola Lee

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Woman shares genius hack to remove stains from sofas in seconds

Featured Image Credit: @ajvaughan/TikTok

A TikToker has shared an incredible cleaning hack, and honestly, we're off to try it right now.


Our new favourite hack involves a saucepan lid and a wet cloth — no, we're not joking.

So, as TikToker @ajvaughan discovered, there's a pretty decent way to clean your sofa that involves little to no mess.

All you need to do, as the content creator demonstrates, is put a dishwasher tablet in water, soak a cloth in it, wrap it around a lid and run it over the sofa.

It comes up clean as a whistle and seemed to take no time at all.

Like, seriously, it was the speediest sofa wash we've ever seen and fans on TikTok were just as mesmerised.

One said: "wow gonna try that tomorrow," while someone else said the material makes it tough to clean: "It's the material I swear, toddler spills something, you clean it and still have those water stains."

You need a dishwasher tablet for the hack to work. Credit: @ajvaughan/TikTok
You need a dishwasher tablet for the hack to work. Credit: @ajvaughan/TikTok

While another said that it beat pulling the sofa covers off and chucking them in the washing machine: "I think it's working better with tabs for washing mashine [sic], purpose of it is to clean fabric I do floors with them also smell amazing."

However, another suggested that it was better to get a proper shampoo for the job: "Just get a wet/dry vac and upholstery shampoo. Don’t use dishwasher tabs on fabrics."

And that's not the only decent cleaning hack we've loved recently, turns out that there's a stunning house plant that can help reduce mould in your home.

And a saucepan lid. Credit: @ajvaughan/TikTok
And a saucepan lid. Credit: @ajvaughan/TikTok

It's safe to say we're obsessed with house plants, they just make any room look cute, pulled together, and honestly, they're cheaper than re-decorating.

So, when we heard there's a plant that can literally help drive mould away from your house, we were on board pretty quickly.

And, it turns out that peace lilies, which you can buy for under £7, are actually pretty decent for keeping house mould at bay.

As experts from Gardening Express explained: "Mould in the home is caused by excess humidity. Warm rooms, like bathrooms, are at particular risk.

"Using plants to help keep mould at bay is a practical and natural way to control humidity and moisture in your home. How good a plant is at reducing humidity is all to do with its ability to absorb dew, fog, and other moisture through its leaves. This moisture then moves down to its roots.

"The peace lily loves the shade and thrives in high humidity so it is the perfect choice for areas prone to mould."

So that's dishwasher tablets on your sofa and peace lilies everywhere to keep things clean, who knew?

Topics: News, Life, Hacks, TikTok

Shola Lee
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