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How To Remove Pet Urine Stains & Smells

How to Remove Pet Urine Stains & Smells

“Dogs teach us to love, cats teach us to live”…unfortunately, no matter how much we love our pets, from time to time they can have accidents which not only leave unpleasant odours wafting through the house, but also result in stains on carpets and upholstery.

Stains caused as a result of pet accidents are problematic for two reasons:Read more

Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

It’s one of the biggest causes of death by poisoning in the UK, with roughly 40 deaths being recorded each year. Yet very few are fully aware as to what carbon monoxide poisoning is, how it occurs or how we can protect ourselves and our loved ones.

To help prevent you and your family members becoming another statistic, in this post we explain what carbon monoxide poisoning is, the symptoms of such poisoning and how you can take steps to protect your loved ones from it.Read more

Save Money With These 4 Videos

Save Money With These 4 Videos

170 million new electrical items are purchased each year in the UK, yet as a country we recycle less than a third of these when they come to the end of their lifecycle. In fact, it is estimated that we throw away enough WEEE waste to fill Wembley Stadium six times over, every single year.

As a result, a government adviser stated at the beginning of 2014 that “families should stop buying new cars, fridges and washing machines, and instead repair them when they fail”.Read more

10 Autumn Cleaning Tips For Your Home

10 Tips for Autumn Cleaning

We’ve all heard of spring cleaning, but it has been suggested by health experts that such a deep clean should be carried out twice a year – with the second time being autumn.

Autumn is an essential time to give your home a deep clean due to the falling temperatures outside and the heating being on, combined with windows being closed, making it the perfect conditions for carpets to harbour dirt, germs and harmful allergens.

To help you clean your home, in this post we’ve compiled 10 autumn house cleaning tips.Read more

A Simple Guide on How To Clean Your Patio

How To Clean Your Patio With a Pressure Washer

There’s no denying that a patio can be a great addition to any garden, providing the perfect area for a BBQ or to relax in the low-lying summer evening sun. But having a patio installed into your garden can work out expensive.

According to one leading DIY specialist, the price for materials plus labour for a 30m2 patio can range from just over £1,600 up to almost £3,000, so when you consider the price of having a patio installed its understandable that you’ll want it to remain looking at its best for as long as possible – and to achieve this you’ll need to clean it.Read more

5 Effective Back-To-School Cleaning Tips For Your Home

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.Read more

Your Carpets Have a Right to Remain Clean

Carpet Cleaning

Did you know the moment you walk into your home you are bringing roughly 7 grams of dirt in with you, all from the sole of your shoes, and the amount of dirt increases when it’s wet weather. It’s a worrying thought, but by providing your carpets with some TLC you can ensure they remain in a pristine condition for longer.

Four great ways to provide your carpets with the TLC they require are:Read more