10 cleaning habits you may have but you should immediately quit

Gone are the days when the variety of cleaning products in the stores was narrowed down to bleach, dishwashing liquid and two brands of a laundry detergent. Today’s customers are literally spoiled More »

7 places you should not overlook before you move out

If you have experienced a moving out, then you know that the entire process is associated with tons of tedious, time-consuming procedures such as wrapping your items, disassembling furniture, sorting out the More »

How To Save Money On Cleaning Using Rubbing Alcohol – Tips

Every home has a bottle of rubbing alcohol – it’s cheap and it is known not only for being a first aid tool. You can take advantage of its cleaning features and More »

Wood Parquet Floors – Cleaning Tips

Parquet is a common type of flooring that makes every room look stylish, especially if it is properly maintained and regularly polished. If you pay some closer attention to the properties you More »

How to clean and maintain wooden countertops

No matter how passionate you are about maintaining your house spick and span, there is always something that needs to be taken care of. The domestic cleaning errands seem like a burden More »

 

How to deal with the most unpleasant spills in the kitchen?

How to deal with the most unpleasant spills in the kitchen?There are some spills that inevitably happen – trying to get things done quickly usually results in nasty stains on the floor, on the carpet or on your clothes. However, if you know how to handle them, there is nothing to worry about. Check our tips out and discover the most common spills in the kitchen:

by Julia

10 cleaning habits you may have but you should immediately quit

10 cleaning habits you may have but you should immediately quitGone are the days when the variety of cleaning products in the stores was narrowed down to bleach, dishwashing liquid and two brands of a laundry detergent. Today’s customers are literally spoiled for choice, the supermarket shelves are full of products promising an easy and effortless removal of dirt and germs. However, the wide array of cleaning products does not actually make the entire cleaning process easier. It is the proper cleaning technique that optimises the house cleaning procedure and enables you to save a couple of hours you would otherwise spend in exhausting scrubbing. Keeping a microfibre cloth and a bottle of a glass cleaner is not enough for ensuring a healthy, dirt-free environment. Below, you will find a bunch of widespread cleaning mistakes. If you do one or more of them, it’s time to reconsider your cleaning techniques:

by Jimmy Abbott

7 places you should not overlook before you move out

7 places you should not overlook before you move outIf you have experienced a moving out, then you know that the entire process is associated with tons of tedious, time-consuming procedures such as wrapping your items, disassembling furniture, sorting out the fragile stuff, etc. You might have found the perfect place of residence, but before that, you have to go through the challenging move out process. Apart from calling the utility companies and informing them that you are about to leave your tenement, you also have to think about yet another task – namely the end of tenancy cleaning regarded as a burden by many. You are probably well-aware of the fact that you have to leave the property in a spotless condition or the security deposit you have given upon moving in might be lost. If you are among those tenants who cannot afford to arrange professionals for the job, here is a cleaning manual containing the areas that need special attention.

by Timothy Clayton

How often should you deep clean your bathroom?

How often should you deep clean your bathroom?Bathroom cleaning might be the least pleasant house cleaning chore you have to do, but neglecting it only makes matters worse. Many people wonder how often they should clean the bathroom or any other area around the house. The truth is that there is not an universal answer to this question. It depends on how many members your household consists of and how many of them contribute to the overall cleanliness and neatness of the place. Anyway, no matter if you live on your own or you live with your family, the bathroom is undoubtedly one of the most frequently used areas and therefore, it requires your special attention. There are some tricks that can help you keep the bathroom clean for longer, but regular sanitising is an essential part of maintaining the germ-free environment at your home:

by Alexandra Higgins

How to fake a clean house in 15 minutes?

How to fake a clean house in 15 minutes?It’s a common scenario – some old friend calls you and says she is in the neighbourhood and wants to see you. The tricky part? She will be there in 15 minutes and your house is far from being spick and span. You are wondering from where to begin and how to clear this mess away in no time. Fortunately, there are few simple rules you can follow when you are in an emergency situation like this. The time required is about 15 to 20 minutes and you will need air freshener, large basket, vacuum cleaner or a broom, cleaning wipes and dishwashing supplies – you definitely have all of the stuff.

by Julia

How to Choose the Right Carpet for Every Room at Your Home?

choose carpet for every room

No matter if you want to add a new look to a certain room or you want to redecorate your whole house, before you go and buy the first carpet that catches your eyes, consider few aspects. Every room of your house has individual requirements when it comes to choosing the right carpet. You can’t put a fancy soft plush carpet that you like in your hallway – it is way more appropriate for your bedroom. Hallways are high traffic areas and when you buy a carpet you don’t expect it to last just a year or two. Read on and check which are the best carpets for every room of your house.

by Jimmy Abbott

Top 10 Places in Your Home Where Dust Is Hiding!

top 10 dusty places at home

Many people underestimate the power of dust – this inhabitant of your home at first glance may seem innocent but actually it is the reason behind many different health issues. Problems like eye irritation, lingering colds and chronic allergies usually are caused by these little mites that are hiding in your home. Not to mention that it makes your house dirty – the filthier the environment is, the more dust it attracts. Read on and check these dusty places you may be missing.

by Timothy Clayton

How To Bug-Proof Your Home?

get rid of home pests

Did you know that spiders feed mostly on mosquitoes? Yes, some bugs are not necessarily bad guys. However, finding an eight-legged invader in the showers is not the best thing you can experience in the morning. Getting rid of bugs at home can be a tricky task. Many people grab a store-bought pest repellent bottle and spray around their house without realizing that most of them contain harsh chemicals. Exposure to insecticides can cause skin irritation, problems in the respiratory system and disrupt your hormones. After these ‘outstanding’ outcomes maybe the presence of spiders and other crawlies around is not that bad, is it? However, you can’t just neglect the bug issue this is why you will find more natural and safer ways to deal with the problem. Read on to see which are the good alternatives for keeping pests away.

by Alexandra Higgins

How To Save Money On Cleaning Using Rubbing Alcohol – Tips

Tips on cleaning with rubbing alcohol

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Every home has a bottle of rubbing alcohol – it’s cheap and it is known not only for being a first aid tool. You can take advantage of its cleaning features and find a lot of other useful tips on how to make your house spick and span with it. Just read on.

by Julia

Which is harder – marble polishing or wood floor sanding

marble polishing versus wood sanding

Every homeowner who wants to have a property that looks great, pays special attention to the flooring material that is to be installed. There is such a great choice that you might find yourself overwhelmed and unable to decide which flooring material is the most suitable for your property. However, marble and hardwood are so popular for a reason and you should definitely take them into consideration. If you have no clue as to whether they require a lot of maintenance and how difficult this is, keep reading and find out if it is easier to have your marble floor polished, or floor sanding procedures appeal more to you.

by Jimmy Abbott