Quality Cleaning Services Cleaning Tips
Dusting must be done every week, from the ceiling to the floor using an ostrich feather duster and a damp cloth. Clean fragile ornaments with a hairdryer set on cool.
White vinegar is a cleaner’s store cupboard staple, the best for getting water marks off shower screens and taps. (Just wrap a piece of vinegar-soaked cotton around the tap and leave overnight. Repeat if necessary.)
Bicarbonate of soda is an excellent deodoriser, to keep drains smelling sweet, each week pour half a cup of bicarb and the same amount of white vinegar down the sink, then flush with boiling water.
To keep your car windows ice and frost free when left outside overnight in the wintertime, mix three parts vinegar to one part water, put it in a spray bottle and spray on the windows as needed.
To clean the bottom of the iron, sprinkle salt on the ironing board and iron back and forth. To leave a room smelling fresh after you have vacuumed, place a few drops of your favourite essential oil (such as lavender or peppermint) near the vent where the hot air is released. The air warms the oil and blows it into the room.
To clean a microwave oven, add four tablespoons of lemon juice to one cup of water in a microwave-safe bowl. Boil for five minutes in the microwave, allowing the steam to condense on the inside walls of the oven. Then wipe them with a soft cloth.
To restore toilet bowls back to their shiny best, clean with old, flat Coke or Pepsi. To dissolve limescale, leave the soda overnight to soak.
Use a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment to clean the tops and creases of Roman blinds.
Clove oil (sold in chemists for toothaches) kills mould spores. Mix three drops in one litre of water and then use to wipe down areas susceptible to mould.
To get rid of the smell of garlic from your hands, rub against stainless steel – your sink is ideal. Then wash hands with soap or detergent.
To remove marker pen off hard surfaces, spray on hair spray and then wipe it off.
To remove cat and dog hair from clothes and furniture, rub them with damp rubber gloves.
To remove fingerprints from stainless-steel appliances, place a small amount of baby oil on a napkin and wipe the affected areas.
The fingerprints will just wipe away.
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