Apr 28

What to use to clean house windows?

Wondering what type of cleaning product and tools to use to provide the best cleaning of your house windows? If you want to do your own window cleaning this spring instead of relying on professional windows cleaning in Stockport, you need to make sure that your window cleaning experience is as efficient, safe and easy as possible.

There are hundreds of window and glass cleaners on the market, but even the professional windows cleaners recommend you use a 1:2 white vinegar to water solution poured and mixed in a spray bottle for the final cleaning and polishing of the windows.

To prepare to clean your windows, fill a bucket or other large pot with cool water and several drops of dishwashing detergent.

Remove the curtains or blinds and clean them from any dust or dirt.

Get an old rug or towel and place it underneath the window you will be washing to avoid all the dirty residue and water from the window to spill on the sill or floor.

The first step is to wash off the residue from the windows by using a cloth or sponge soaked in the water and detergent. You should wash the entire window, including the frames and the

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Apr 28

How to maintain garden plants?

Even though gardening tends to grow into people, and the more gardening they do – the more they want, sometimes the time and the energy to do all that is simply not enough.

Wondering how to maintain your garden plants with the limited time you have for doing gardening? Well, the easiest choice obviously is to rely on the professional garden maintenance in Manchester.

But for those of you who want to save the money for professional gardening, and want to take care of your garden by yourself, there are some tips on how to successfully do that without putting too much time and energy into the process.

The problem with leaving a garden without sufficient and proper gardening is that eventually the weeds will take over, so it is advisable to do a planned and controlled resting of the garden or of parts of it. This can bring quite a bit of benefits, apart from letting you have more time and energy to do other things. Another problem with leaving your garden without the necessary attention is that flowers and plants all need watering and nutrition to grow. If left with no or insufficient amounts of moisture, the plants will wean

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Mar 11

Cleaning Tips From the Victorian Era Which Still Work Today

“Spit and polish, old-fashioned ways to banish dirt, dust and decay” is a very intriguing new book by author Lucy Lethbridge, which describes the Victorian age secret house cleaning tips and household maintenance ideas, which can actually come in handy today.

One of the great tips, which as it turns out is actually quite efficient, is using a silk handkerchief dipped in some gin in order to clean and polish a mirror to perfection. True, these days not many people have silver handkerchiefs nor are willing to use the gin for washing instead of enjoying a chilled gin and tonic, but apparently this is what the housemaids used to use back in the Victorian ages.

Using rhubarb for cleaning unsightly stains on your enamel bathtub is another intriguing cleaning method from these times described in the book. The cleaning process includes adding a stem of rhubarb in a boiling kettle full of water and pouring it in the stained enamel bathtub. Then letting it sit for a couple of hours, and supposedly the stains will be gone. Although rhubarb stems contain oxalic acid, which is used in a number of different cleaning products, I am a bit

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Feb 26

Choosing green carpet and mattress cleaning and using fewer chemicals in daily chores can save you from SBS

More information has surfaced about the so-called Sick Building System – the universal term for the health problems which could appear as a result of the everyday chemicals we use in our homes, cars and everywhere. This is just another reason to look more carefully into green cleaning, including eco-friendly carpet cleaning in Middleton as well.

Recent research performed by the Wool Room has reached to somewhat alarming conclusions regarding the hidden chemicals in everyday products, which can make us feel run down and even physically ill.

The Sick Building System (SBS) is caused by Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) which can be found in everyday products you use, such as nail polish removers, cleaning your oven, treating stains on your carpets, etc.

Even if you use antibacterial cleaners or furniture polish, only 50% of the toxins are removed. These harmful VOCs have a strong vapour when used indoors and can cause health problems including: nausea, fatigue, dizziness, skin rashes and eye irritations, which improve once you go outside.

Although there is no one particular cause of the SBS condition, the experts in the NHS Choices have expressed their belief that the cause could be a combination of factors, such as: bad ventilation, dust

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Feb 22

So, you have damage on your rug or carpet – don’t throw it out just yet

If you are doing some research regarding the most suitable company for carpet cleaning in Clapham for your need, you might want to look at the additional services which some of these cleaning companies offer.

This is especially essential, in case you have an expensive, antique, handmade rug, or if your carpeting has permanent stains or other damage done to them.

Always ask the carpet cleaning company to visit and inspect the condition of the carpeting, before hiring it, in order to ensure that it can deal with the specific problems your carpets and rugs may have.

Even though good quality carpets and rugs should normally have a lot of decades of life before they need to be repaired because of wear and tear and other damage, they can get partially damaged early on.

But no fears, usually a good carpet cleaning profession should be able to give the best advice and to actually repair the damage or at least help stop it from spreading further. In some cases, the damage to the carpet can be caused by not-so-obvious reasons, such as: carpet moths, carpet beetles, dust mites, other insects, water leaks, pet, etc. A good carpet

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