Archive for the ‘Cleaning Tips’ Category
Alright! Let’s get this sorted. Owning a dog is the best decision you have made, that was the easy part. Cleaning up after it is where all the trouble begins. While it is all fine and dandy to have a playful little, four-legged member in the house, things can get a bit messy afterwards.
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 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 the household king or queen, you will often face the problem of how to clean those nasty, stubborn, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]