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Cleaning the oven tops list of Britain’s most-hated household chores

Love it or loathe it, housework simply has to be done. Some find it relaxing and good for their mental health to keep on top of domestic chores, but others dread it and put it off for as long as possible. According to the results of a new survey carried out by Anglian Home Improvements, the average Brit is putting off six household chores at any one time, with men ...

How to clean your house with condiments

How do you like to eat your chips? Whether you're a fan of classic British chip shop chips dripping in salt, vinegar and ketchup, or you prefer sweet potato chips with lashings of sriracha, it's unlikely that you will have given much thought to the other properties of these sauces aside from making your chips taste even more delicious. However, the humble condiments in your kitchen cupboards could prove just ...

How dirty is your mobile phone?

Smartphones have become part of our daily life. If you are not using one to talk to other people, then you are surely using it to browse social media while waiting for your appointment or checking out emails and finishing tasks after work on your way home on the bus. It is a great thing that such devices are improving because they make life easier. Mobile phones have made life ...

The Ultimate Guide to Pancake Day 2017 + Pancake Day Special

For non-Britons, Pancake Day is probably something that you have every month or even more frequent, if you are a fan of pancakes. For people in the UK, it is a celebration that has been going for centuries. Known also as Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day always precedes Ash Wednesday. It doesn’t have a set date, simply because Easter determines it and the day changes every year. The name of the celebration ...

A green heaven bursting with life during Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2017

Are you aware of Pantone’s Colour of the Year event that’s taken place every year since 2000? It revolves around a colour chosen in correspondence with a given theme or concept. In 2017, the theme was nature – a green retreat from technology; a place for a person to just stop their constant hurry and breathe. In this year’s installment of the event, Pantone partnered with Airbnb to bring us ...

Satisfying well-established property investment and development players

Towards the end of January our cleaning company was approached by Merchant Land. They are a well-established property investment and development company that has been in the industry for over 20 years. Surely that is a long time for a firm to establish solid standards and aim for nothing but the best. Along these lines, we were delighted when they advised us to quote for a sparkle clean of one ...

Total transformation with our Sparkle and Hard Floor Cleaning Service at the Furzefield Leisure Centre

[caption id="attachment_8049" align="alignright" width="411"] Photo courtesy of hertsmereleisure.co.uk[/caption] Usually, we are hired to clean a property, and we carry out the service in the most professional manner. On other occasions, though, we approach a job opportunity with more than just professional attitude, but also real interest because of the place itself. Towards the end of November last year, we were approached by Createability Ltd, a leisure design construction company to ...

How to clean up after your pets

We love our dogs and cats, but let's face it, they can leave a lot of mess around the house and cleaning up after them can be a nightmare. So what can you do to make keeping the house spick and span a little bit easier? Well, here are a few recommendations for you. Catch pet hair with damp cloths Dogs and cats will be malting all over the place ...

Is your house as clean as you think?

You might think you're pretty house-proud, as you always make your bed, plump up the cushions on the sofa and even wipe the place mats after you've had your tea. But that doesn't mean your whole house is clean and there are probably more than a few areas that might be dirtier than you expect. So where should you be paying particular attention to if you want a truly clean ...

How much do you pay your kids to do the chores?

Nobody likes doing the housework, but if you're a parent, you can rest assured that you might have a little bit of help at hand! Of course, kids won't necessarily be that enthusiastic about chipping in with the housework either, but there is one way to win them round. It's amazing quite how persuasive a few pounds can be when it comes to getting the children to pull their weight ...