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Cleaning bathroom tile grout

Don’t let grubby grout spoil the look of your gorgeous tiles. To clean up discoloured grout (caused by soap scum, mildew and other delights), arm yourself with an old toothbrush and a suitable cleaner and scrub over the grout lines. There are plenty of proprietary cleaners on the market, or you can make your own […]

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How to remove tomato ketchup stains

From carpets: Scrape off what you can with a blunt knife, then blot stain with half-and-half glycerine and water.  Dab clean with soda water or a baking-soda solution.  Shampoo carpet. From fabric: Pre-soak then wash as usual using biological laundry detergent. From upholstery: Dab lightly with cold water but do not allow the fabric to […]

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Removing red wine stains

When removing red wine we have all heard about using white wine, but soda water works just as well and is a lot cheaper!  Also, forget salt, instead, blot as much as possible with kitchen towel, soak with sparkling or soda water, then blot again.  Repeat the process as required until satisfied with the results.

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How to remove chewing gum

Rub ice on the gum to freeze it and scrape off as much as you can with a blunt knife. If this method isn’t working, heat the gum instead using a hairdryer, then peel off the melted gum, using a plastic bag over your hand.  Increase the heat by rubbing in a deep-heating rub before […]

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Removing pet hair from furniture

To remove pet hair from furniture start with the vacuum cleaner.  Buy a lint-brush attachment for your Vacuum Cleaner if you don’t already have one.  This attachement first prises up and then sucks up short, wiry hairs that have embedded themselves in your upholstery.  As an alternative, wear a damp rubber glove and rub your […]

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Cleaning your computer’s screen

To clean a flat screen monitor you need to use special care as the screen is less robust than old CRT monitors and can scratch easily.  This also applies to the screen on a laptop.  First unplug the power supply, then lightly dampen a clean, soft, linf-free cloth with water or screen cleaner (never apply […]

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Removing lilly pollen Stains

Lily pollen is one of the worst things to get out of your clothes, especially if they’re white.  Quality Cleaning has discovered a simple way to get these stains out of your clothes, simply leave them out in bright sunlight for several hours and the pollen will slowly fade and vanish.  If the stain is […]

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Cleaning the microwave

Removing baked on or dried food and stains from inside your microwave can often be a nightmare task.  Well not any more!  Simply heat a bowl of water with about 100ml of jemon juice inside your microwave on high power for 3 – 5 minutes.  The ressulting steam will soften dried food and the lemon […]

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Crayon and pencil marks

If the marks are on painted walls, glass, metal, tile, marble or porcelain, spray them with a penetrating lubricant (specifically WD-40), then wipe with a cloth.  The WD-40 lifts off the stain by getting between the mark and the surface.  Spray a little WD-40 in an obscure spot first to make sure it won’t harm […]

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Cleaning your patio

A nice, clean patio is a great addition to a home, but you won’t be able to impress your guests with your patio if it’s dirty.  The best way to clean your cement patio and make it look like new is to use a power washer.  Pressure cleaning efficiently and thoroughly cleans a cement patio.  […]

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