How To Keep Maggots Out Of Your Rubbish Bins

The warm weather is wonderful, everything looks and feels brighter. Unfortunately, there are a few downsides, and maggots taking over your rubbish bins is one of them. Maggots are hatched from fly larvae and although they are pretty harmless to us humans, they reproduce at a very fast rate and can quickly take over warm […]


How To Stop Condensation On Windows

It’s an all too common issue isn’t it? Windows dripping with condensation and small pools of water forming on the windowsill. However, there are some ways you can combat this annoyance. Here we look at a few of them. Heating – In the cold months, try to ensure your rooms are kept warm as evenly […]


Cleaning The Glass Of Your Oven

Oven glass can be difficult and stubborn to clean. This task doesn’t need to be as challenging and time consuming as you fear. All you need is a dedicated oven cleaner and a good technique. Firstly, let’s look at what you will need: Oven cleaner – for stubborn grease A sponge – for rinsing A […]


Are You Guilty Of Being A Secret Hoarder?

More than 4000 people completed a recent survey and it showed some shocking results about our cluttering habits as a nation! 95% of people confessed to holding onto things they can not bring themselves to part with but only 24% actually said they were ‘hoarders’. The conclusion from this is that we are a nation […]


Recycling Clothes That Are Not Fit For Charity

It’s an annoying but unavoidable situation. You sift through your wardrobe and rediscover some old favourite items, only to notice they are no longer wearable. Fraying seams, random holes and bleach marks all make garments unfit for wearing and for charity. So, what can you do? Can you really recycle those favourite threads? The answer […]


Cleaning Tips For The Build Up To Christmas

What a busy but fun time of year! Christmas shopping, more last-minute shopping, wrapping, writing cards, sorting food, making the house festive, getting the kids excited… phew! So much to do and before you know it Christmas is here! It can be hard to find the time for cleaning with so much going on and […]


Removing Grass Stains

Grass stains – a common and annoying issue that crops up all year round. Are you tired of having your kids come home with these stubborn stains? Follow these simple tips to make it easier to remove grass stains. The first step, no matter which method of stain removal you opt for, is to soak […]


Sink Unblocking Techniques

It doesn’t have to take much for a sink to become blocked but it does always feel like a daunting prospect when you are faced with fixing the issue. Kitchen sinks are the most likely to block easily as small pieces of food waste tend to get lodged in the pipes and if fat goes […]


Things To Do On Friday To Make Monday Better

Monday morning is something most of us dread, especially with autumn / winter approaching, the sunny mornings vanish and the chilly dreary weather replaces it, not very motivating! Feeling unprepared and chaotic can make the Monday blues a struggle, and leaving everything until the last minute can ruin your Sunday too which is never good! […]


Preparing For ‘Back To School’

‘Back To School’ is something that excites most parents! But children are not as enthused to see the end of their summer holidays. It is a great idea to prepare yourself and your children for a new academic year by getting some routines in place early. This, along with some ground rules should make for […]