Spring is nearly here, a season of newness where leaves start appearing on the trees, buds blossom and homes sparkle, as people get stuck into intensive spring cleaning. If you’re planning to give your home a thorough once over in the upcoming weeks, don’t forget about your appliances. Giving the machines you use regularly a good clean will make your daily chores easier and help remove bad smells around your home too.
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The abundance of fallen leaves and their familiar red and yellow hues can only mean one thing, autumn is here! With the excitement of summer gone and the looming change to stormy wet weather, get your home autumn ready with our top tips.
Cleaning your household appliances regularly will help them to last longer and work more efficiently. But how often should you carry out important cleaning tasks and what exactly needs doing to maintain your machines?
Kitchens have by far the most appliances than any other room in the house. Kitchen counters alone house microwaves, kettles, toasters, coffee makers and a whole host of other machines. These appliances are designed to save you time in the kitchen, but they do add another chore to your to-do list: cleaning them.
You may well be expecting to feed more people than usual this weekend if you’ve got friends or relatives coming over for Easter. Cooking for a full house is a lot more challenging than rustling up your day to day dinners and it’s even more of a challenge if your oven isn’t working efficiently. So here are some simple steps to take to make cooking for your guests easier.
Did you know your vacuum cleaner only removes about 80% of dirt from your floors? Other dirt is able to remain loose and hide in the corners of your room. But, by accessorising your vacuum cleaner with the correct tools there’s no reason why you cannot provide your home with a deeper clean.
80% of dirt on your floors is removed by your vacuum cleaner. But what happens when your vacuum begins to stink, making it difficult to use without unpleasant odours wafting throughout your home?
Surprisingly, this isn’t an uncommon problem in the UK, but it is one which is easy to rectify – if you provide your vacuum cleaner with the TLC it deserves, and to help we explain in this post the 3 most common reasons a vacuum smells and how to combat it.Read more
“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
From cooking a chicken tikka masala from scratch to the Saturday morning fry-up, our kitchens can become overrun by a multitude of aromas when we’re cooking. Key to keeping these at bay and filtering them out of your home is to keep your cooker hood working to its full potential.
To achieve this, you need to actively clean the cooker hood on a regular basis, as this will remove the accumulation of grease and other dirt, which if left has the potential to lead to overheating, and increases the fire risk of your cooker hood.Read more
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