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A general rule of thumb for dry clean only curtains is to only dry clean them. However, there are instances when getting your curtains to the dry cleaners is not practical whether it be for price or timing reasons.
Keeping your Aga clean is extremely important – least of all because they tend to last for generations. A dirty Aga is unhygienic and potentially hazardous as food stains can cause food to taste unpleasant and even cause the oven to smoke and burst into flames.
A clean and presentable kitchen is very important. With the amount of time you spend in the kitchen, there are some obvious places that need to be cleaned frequently. In many cases though, the kitchen cabinets sit off to the side quietly and collect the history of your meals into a beautiful cocktail of slime […]
Mould problem can be a serious trouble in any home, no matter you are a homeowner or renter. This fungus grows on everything and prospers everywhere it can find moisture. It loves humidity, warm and dusk places and induces a musty, unpleasant odour. QUICK NAVIGATION: What are mould and mildew How to detect if you […]
Limescale can be the cause of a lot of headaches if you don’t regularly maintain the appliances at home that have direct contact with water. You should take extra care of your coffee machine, kettle and boiler as hot water runs through them regularly. How each type of descaler deals with limescale Chemical descalers interact […]
Carpets have the magic power to make your home way more warm and cosy, while your feet feel like being in the heaven… But every carpet owner knows, they have a problem letting go of stains. As a carpet owner, you often face the problem how to clean carpet stains, do not you? Some stains […]
You found a new place, notified your landlord about the move, cancelled all your subscriptions, talked to your utility providers, packed your stuff, and left the rest to the movers. Now, all that remains before you turn the page is to clean the property you used to call home. Simple, right? And that’s when most […]
It’s that time of the month again. As you slowly read your energy bill, your raise your brow higher and higher in bewilderment. Does your provider think that you run a nuclear reactor? Well, there are probably a few reasons for these big numbers and today, we’re going to help you find them. Here are […]
You’ve probably already heard the famous phrase that a house move is the most difficult thing to do right after filing for divorce or dealing with the loss of a loved one. And if you ask any family that has passed through this stressful rite of passage, you are likely to arrive at the same […]
Composite sinks are a stylish addition that can fit in almost any kitchen. Made from a combination of quartz, granite, or other natural materials and manufactured acrylic resins, they can withstand very high temperatures and are fairly well protected against stains or scratches. But if they are so sturdy and clean, then why did your […]
On the outside, your carpet may seem immaculate. But have you ever wondered how things would look like through a magnifying lense? More often than not, you will immediately discover that a whole new world is thriving right beneath your very feet without you even knowing! Join Us As We Explore the Secret Life Deep […]
Found a fancy flat whose rent is a tad out of your comfort zone? Or has your current roommate decided to move out of town in just a few days? If any of this hits close to home, then you’re at the right place. As you will see below, weeding out candidates and finding the […]
Is your yard not ready for the summer? Don’t worry, because dealing with stained or weathered outdoor furniture is not as time-consuming as it may sound. To have your garden furniture looking its best, we recommend cleaning it on a regular basis, as well as storing everything indoors before the winter hits. In the meantime, […]
After months of rigorous planning, you finally arrived at your new home. But it doesn’t really feel like home yet, now does it? Plain beige walls, lacklustre or absent furniture, an endless sea of boxes… nothing to truly get you excited. But with a little bit of patience and creativity, you can quickly make this […]
An invention of the vain 40s, stainless steel surfaces have stubbornly stuck around ever since. There is a good reason for that – unlike its wooden and laminate counterparts, stainless steel has a non-porous surface that doesn’t give microorganisms convenient cracks to hide in. This, along with the tough protective film on top that sports […]
Garage sales are one of the easiest and most profitable ways to get rid of the items that have been gathering dust for years. Even now, with sites such as Craigslist, eBay, or Amazon being the preferred distribution platform for bargain hunters worldwide, you can still earn a decent sum of money with a bit […]
How best to declutter your wardrobe Do you get up in the morning, running late for work, and find yourself fluttering over what to wear? And this is not the worst! You have a vague idea about how you should look and what you can put on but the garment is nowhere to be found. […]
With so many different types of flooring out there, it’s difficult to see one and go “Yes, this is exactly the type of flooring I want for my home.” That’s where we come in. Let’s start with the golden rule of flooring that you need to apply each time you go out shopping for materials […]
Leather shoes & boots are a great way to earn some style points and their incredible durability definitely makes them a sound investment. Leather is also quite picky when it comes to maintenance and it’s very easy to ruin or discolour your footwear if you don’t know what you’re doing. But the road to the […]
We have all been in the awkward situation, where relatives or friends at work are about to visit your house to spend some quality time with you, but your house doesn’t look that welcoming at all. There are one too many random objects scattered all over the floor, furniture units are far from well-arranged and dust […]
Washing the grime off your windows under the unsympathetic winter sun is neither easy, nor pleasant. But patiently awaiting for spring to arrive is not that great of an alternative, either. In case you are wondering how to clean windows during winter, we’ve shared a few handy tips that you can use to keep water […]
You can be a private house owner, an office building manager or just the next real estate owner. In any case, your building has windows that need to be cleaned and maintained on a regular basis. The best way to achieve a good and efficient cleaning is by hiring a professional cleaning company.
So time has come to move out of your rented property. Few things are more stressful than moving. One of them is having to fight teeth and claws about your deposit, as your landlord attempts a final jab at your finances for their own merit. In this article, our friends at The Tenants’ Voice will […]
People have practised spring cleaning since ancient times in every single culture. Its deep meaning is the idea of throwing away the old year and making room for the new one. Here is a detailed guide on how to do a good spring cleaning by yourself, hassle free!
It’s hard to make kids help out with cleaning, because… well, because they know cleaning sucks. Acknowledging that, however, isn’t making the room any cleaner. So, the best way to motivate kids to help, at least by a little, is by making the whole process more entertaining than it actually is. It sounds like a […]
There isn’t a house with no dust in it. While there is the statement that living in an immaculate dust free environment may weaken a person’s immune system, there are also many dangers household dust can do to your health. Here, the Domestic Cleaners team will explain how does dust affect your health and how […]
It’s believed that, the ancients stumbled upon the versatility of vinegar more than 8 000 years ago. The Babylonians used is as medicine. The Romans drank it as a beverage. Cleopatra dissolved pearls in vinegar to prove she could devour a fortune. Vinegar was also used to treat wounds on the battlefield until World War […]
Are you looking for handy tips & tricks on how to keep your home in good shape? Then do yourself a favour and follow our brand new Star Domestic blog to learn all sorts of cleaning hacks that will help you do those dreaded chores faster and better. Here, you’ll find everything from how to […]