No one enjoys cleaning, but it must get done.

So if you’re going to put in the time and effort, you might as well do a good job and get everything sparkling and germ-free.

Professional cleaners have some great tricks up their sleeves for getting things fresh and clean – and often they involve household items rather than pricey sprays and tools.

Check out these 40 hacks that come straight from the pros – they’ll probably remind you about some areas you’ve been neglecting.