Green Cleaning

The Great Spring Clean

It’s getting to that time again… I wanted to make one big list of things to do, so that I can either spend a couple of days blasting through it, or check things off as they get done. Now we have a young pup and the kitchen is like a piddle paddling pool, I suspect …

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Vacuuming Tips

Vacuuming is something we all have to do (unless you can pay someone else to do it) – and remains one of the less-loved household chores because a) you have to cart a large, noisy machine around that inevitably knocks into everything; and b) it’s very time and energy-consuming, unless you live in a really …

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Green Office Cleaning Tips

When it comes to cleaning, our home usually takes priority. After all, it’s an endless circuit of bathroom, kitchen, vacuuming, dusting… But what about those of us who go out to work? You might spend 7 or 8 hours a day there, sharing facilities with co-workers. If you work in an office, it’s usually a …

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How to make Bathroom Cleaner

You don’t have to buy bathroom cleaner – you can make it yourself! There are loads of different ways you can bung together a simple bathroom cleaning spray, depending on what you have in the cupboard, but here’s the recipe I used to make in bulk: 1 heaped tablespoon of Citric Acid powder (or Borax)

Review – Bio D Polish

Aah, polish. Spray a little in a room and everyone thinks you’ve been cleaning away  – what a trooper! Unfortunately, people come to this conclusion because of the distinctive stinky smell (and just don’t get me started on the aerosols…) When I started my cleaning company, I quickly knew I couldn’t get away for very …

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Descaling a Kettle

I’m not entirely sure why, but when the days start getting a little sunnier and the new growth pokes through the earth, I start thinking about descaling. Yes, descaling. As in removing limescale from household objects. I am literally that exciting. Psychologically, I have decided that the onset of Spring triggers my ‘cleaning the nest’ …

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Five Dusting Tips

I made an exciting discovery a couple of days ago. I looked out of the window at 5pm – only to discover that it was not totally pitch black!! If you don’t live in the UK, this news is probably not going to bother you. But after what seems like an eternity of finishing work only …

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