Back to School Cleaning Made Easy

This time last year we provided you with a two-part blog which looked at deep cleaning your kitchen and your floors following the school holidays. Now we’re another year older and another year wiser – and following the partial washout of the summer – we appreciate there are various other areas of your home which could do with a back-to-school clean.

As such, below you’ll find 8 effective tips to help you bring a sparkle back to your home, and each tip is designed to be quick, simple and cost-effective.

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Back to School Essentials Without Spending a Fortune

No sooner had the school holidays arrived than they’re nearly over, and recent research has suggested parents are paying in excess of £400 per year to send their children back to school. And whilst we all want the best for our children, the back-to-school shop needn’t be so expensive.

Below we share 6 super easy steps to help you save money when it comes to purchasing the back-to-school supplies, whilst ensuring your children do not miss out.

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August Bank Holiday Weekend

August Bank Holiday signals that the end of the school holidays are in sight whilst the countdown to Christmas is fast approaching. But before we fall into the lull of winter, make sure you enjoy what is left of the British summer by getting involved in some of the following Bank Holiday events going on around the country.

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Category: Fun Tips

11 Ways You Can Benefit From Leftover Lemons

“When life gives you lemons…” keep them, after all lemons are great for cleaning various areas of your home, as touched upon in “15 Tips to Help You Save Money on Cleaning Products”. But it isn’t just your home which are good for, and below we’ve outlined 11 further ways you can benefit from leftover lemons.

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Category: Fun Tips

6 Steps To Remove a Dishwasher Soap Dispenser

Have you just gone to unload your dishwasher, only to find the pots and pans are still as dirty as they were when they went in, and that the soap is clogged in the soap dispenser? If so, there’s a good chance you have a fault with your soap dispenser, and this will need replacing.

Thankfully replacing a faulty soap dispenser on your dishwasher is a relatively straightforward repair job which you’ll be able to do yourself by following the steps below. By taking the time to carry out the repair, not only will you save money in the short and long term, but you’ll also have a fully functioning dishwasher once again.

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6 Reasons To Use a Water Filter Jug

There’s no hiding from the fact that water is good for you. Our bodies are made up of 60% water and it’s the number one nutrient for our bodies. It’s also key to removing toxins. But not all water is the same. In fact your everyday tap water is likely to be full of nastiness which could be doing your body more harm than good.

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Category: Personal Care

Are You Beach Body Ready

Are you beach body ready? It’s a phrase which is thrown around a lot as we approach the summer. And this year, an advertising campaign (run by Protein World) asking this exact question received over 370 complaints.

At BuySpares, we understand why people like to get themselves “beach ready”, but we’re also keen advocates of healthy living – and this is even more important when you consider recent research has suggested roughly 75% of men and 65% of women are set to be overweight by 2030.

Now there is no getting away that these figures are worrying. But there’s no reason why you or your loved ones should become one of these statistics, especially when being healthy is as easy as…

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Category: Personal Care

How To Clean Your Floors With Ease

How clean is your floor, really how clean is it? It may look clean, especially once you’ve ran the vacuum over it or mopped it, but in reality your floor is a lot dirtier than you may think. In fact, research conducted by the Rug Doctor has revealed despite a carpet’s high exposure to germs few of us provide the area with a deep clean, whilst over 30% of us only vacuum once a week.

With this sobering thought in mind, we look at how to clean your floors to ensure they are as clean as they can be.

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Camping Tips For a Cool Camping Holiday

Camping, it’ll either spark fear or you’ll relish the chance to be in the great outdoors. For those who are super keen, camping also brings about the chance to unleash their inner Bear Grylls and get back to basics.

Wherever you fall on the camping spectrum, if you’re set for a few nights under canvas this summer – whether at a camping and caravan club, a UK campsite or you’re indulging in New Forest Camping – you will need to make sure you’ve read these 12 camping tips, to ensure you have a cool camping experience.

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Repair Garden Appliance Faults

Your garden is an extension of your home, and your chance to express your personality with the help of nature. Whether you’re after cascading water features, flowerbeds bursting with colour all year round or a pristine lawn surrounded by a few pots and decking – all can be achieved.

Achieving the garden you’re after and maintaining it however are two different things, and key to maintaining your desired garden is having the right garden appliances available – and in full working condition. Unfortunately, general wear and tear combined with irregular / poor maintenance can result in your garden appliances developing faults.

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