Every home has that one spot (or two, or three) that, despite your very best efforts, just refuses to get clean. Whether it's your
ancient pre-war apartment's smelly sink or your brand-new condo's dust-loving shelves, it can be downright frustrating to lose the match to dirt and grime on your home court.
Before you throw in the towel — or rag — give these tried-and-true hacks a go. From banishing allergens and odors from your mattress using baking soda to zapping dust from hard-to-reach surfaces using a Swiffer Dusters Extender, these inventive hacks are guaranteed to even out the score. Game point, you.