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13 Tried & Tested Cleaning Hacks

Cleaning Hacks 9-Jan-24 | By Steve

Here are some tried and tested cleaning hacks & tips we have discovered.


Let’s face it, cleaning can suck at the best of times! Anything that cuts down on the effort it takes is a winner in our book! Take a look at these tried and tested hacks…

Check out these clever cleaning hacks!

1. Cleaning pots and pans

Half fill a burnt pan with water, add half a teaspoon of soap powder detergent and boil, brings pan back to looking new. Rinse thoroughly.

2. Clean kitchen worktops and oven tops

Squeeze washing up detergent on a filthy oventop, add a bit of water, wipe off 30 mins later.

For glass top ovens, you can use a razor on them and it removes so much sticky mess. This helps with glass showers that have bad build up on them too.

You can also clean your oven top, sinks or workops by cutting a lemon in half and rubbing it all over surfaces or stubborn areas.

3. Clean pen off walls

Hair spray gets pen off the walls.

Perfume also gets permanent marker off.

Baby wipes or make up remover wipes also work magic!

Hand sanitiser also works wonders to remove pen and marks.

4.Remove bleach stains

If bleach drops on clothing use hair spray to remove.

5. Remove sticky labels

Use WD40 to remove stubborn sticky labels.

6. Clean jugs

To clean the inside of a scalded or discolored metal kettle, add half a lemon and boil it. You may have to repeat the process, but the kettle will look like new again.

7. Sparkling shower screen

Mix equal parts of water and white vinegar, then add the mixture to a spray bottle. Spray the affected area and use a cloth to wipe down.

8. Clean oven racks

Soak your oven racks in laundry detergent for a few hours or overnight.

9. Clean toilet

Denture tablets in the toilet bowl overnight.

10. Remove pen off furniture

Take some baking soda, mix with warm water and create a paste. Use a damp cloth to spread the paste over the stain and rub back and forth until the ink comes out. Do a final pass with a clean, wet cloth to remove any lingering solution.

11. Remove pet hair

Rubber gloves will get pet hair off fabric like magic!

12. Rid stinky odours

Vinegar in a jar will stop household smells.

13.Carpet stain remover

1/3 stain remover (you use on clothes) and 2/3 water makes an excellent spotter for your carpet.

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*As always if you’re unsure about any of these, please test on an inconspicuous place first. Or even better, drop us a message and we’ll see if we can help!

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