In a dream world, our homes would be spotless at all times. But this is reality, and despite our best intentions, life gets in the way and our homes get a bit messy. Who has the time to spend constantly cleaning?

As it turns out, you don’t need time or money to make your house look spotless. In fact, with these simple hacks, you can make your place sparkle in no time at all!

1. Have a tough carpet stain? Break out your steam iron and a damp washcloth for stain-lifting power.