Cleaning can be a boring activity but the results sometimes overcome all possible expectations. With the help of cleaning, you can learn that your garden table is not actually green, how 50-year-old dirt looks like, and even find a whole new room under piles of dirty clothes.

We at Enlighten get inspired by examples of miraculous transformations and believe that cleaning can lead to miracles. At the end of the article, there is a bonus that will prove to you that skillful hands can scrub off even centuries of dirt.

The first cleanup of the room after a 2-year depression

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It’s surprising how much an elementary storage system can change.

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That’s what happens with a garden bench if you don’t wash it for 16 years:

HatesNewUsernames / Reddit“How I spent my Sunday”

kaze2k6 / RedditHow to change the interior quickly:

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“That’s what my kitchen looks like when my husband is out of town vs right before he comes back.”

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No, these are not new stairs. These are the same stairs but washed.

nmbullshark / RedditPolishing this much can result in the presence of a genie.

LizT4Y / RedditYou can even wash the stones in the fountain if you want to.

captainneilmars / RedditThe most difficult thing is to start.