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Cleaning Hair Straighteners

Cleaning Hair Straighteners

Your hair straighteners could be so dirty that they are doing more harm than good to your hair!  Sticky styling products and natural hair oils can be a dirty combination that you don’t really want to be rubbing daily through your hair. The ceramic plates on your straighteners can harbour dirt and germs which can be transferred straight into your hair and leave it looking dull and lifeless. With my straighteners that are used a least once a day I…

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Washing Machine care

Washing Machine care

Its so important to keep your washing machine nice and clean as detergent alone isn’t enough to keep your clothes smelling nice and fresh. Washing machines gain horrible smells from the build up of odours caused by the dirt they remove from your clothes and the hard water. Dirt sticks to the drum and builds up hence the reason we need to keep our machines nice and clean. Tips to keep it clean. When not is use try to leave…

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Toilet Cleaning

Toilet Cleaning

    Keeping your toilets clean is a must for any busy household.  Keeping your toilet germ free can reduce a number of health risks. An unclean toilet can commentate the rest of the bathroom leaving bacteria and germs to jump around freely.  You must always leave the toilet seat down if not the invisible toilet germs can escape and surround your bathroom. Here is my guide on how to do a proper job. 1 – Lift the toilet seat…

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Cleaning the inside of your car.

Cleaning the inside of your car.

  Picture – My mini Queen of Clean in training (olivia)…. She isn’t always happy to be having her picture taken. We can spend quite a bit of time in our cars so its important that the space we sit in whilst driving or being a passenger is just as clean as your home. The seats will be worn down from daily use and its important to keep them looking good. Cars pick up dirt very easily.  Our shoes, coats…

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Chocolate Mess at Easter Time

Chocolate Mess at Easter Time

  Its that time of year when the chocolate eggs hit the shops and our children go crazy for Easter egg hunts, chocolate eggs and delicious chocolate cakes. As yummy as chocolate is, chocolate will come at a price over the Easter period and stain those pretty party dresses and smart party shirts, especially with our younger children when they get carried away and start stuffing themselves with lots of chocolate ,whilst playing outside in the fresh spring air. They…

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10 General Cleaning Hacks for around the home.

10 General Cleaning Hacks for around the home.

I have rounded up some of my favourite cleaning tips for you to help keep your home extra clean and pristine. Some of these are so easy and simple to do and will literally take no time at all. 1 – Cleaning cloths and sponges really do harbour germs.  My tip is to pop them in the microwave for 2 minutes to kill all those nasty germs. 2 – Use salt to clean the iron plate on your iron. Pour…

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The many uses of Bicarbonate of soda in the home.

The many uses of Bicarbonate of soda in the home.

As you can see from my Instagram posts I use a lot of Bicarbonate of soda in my daily cleaning.  This idea came from my great Nan who always had pots of it around the kitchen and I have memories of watching her sprinkle it all over the house. Its a natural chemical free way of cleaning so with this you know you are being good to the environment and your home. Keeping toxins at bay. Mattress  Bicarbonate of soda…

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How to clean your Microwave

How to clean your Microwave

  The Microwave is one of those kitchen appliances many of us put off cleaning.  Its one of those items that is out of sight out of mind and as long as the outside of the appliance is clean the inside can wait. Inside the microwave there can be food splatters and food spillages and often a nasty unclean smell. The microwave can also be an awkward appliances to clean that you need to get the plate out and get…

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Cleaning Tips for moving into a new HOME.

Cleaning Tips for moving into a new HOME.

  Moving into a new home is a very exciting time but it’s so important to give your new home a good clean before you move in to make it feel like yours. Other people’s grime will be polluting the surfaces and door handles!  You will notice the previous occupants marks of habitation which can make you feel uneasy in your new property but never fear a few antibacterial products and a drop of bleach here and there will help…

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Benefits of Steam Cleaning

Benefits of Steam Cleaning

Many people ask me all the time about steam cleaning and is this better then getting out the mop and bucket. I switched to steam cleaning a few years ago and this switch was determined from tests that we did on Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners.  Steam does actually kill germs and lift away dirt.  When you mop you are pushing around the dirt not actually getting rid of it or killing the germs.  Homes harbour so many germs. Food drops on…

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