Cleaning

Cleaning guides to keep your home and appliances looking spick and span!

Can You Put Suede Trainers In The Washing Machine?

Can You Put Suede Trainers In The Washing Machine?

It's not advisable to wash suede trainers in the washing machine. Suede can't handle excessive moisture; if they absorb too...
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Is Your Fridge Trying to Tell You Something? Decode Those Bad Odours Before It’s Too Late

Is Your Fridge Trying to Tell You Something? Decode Those Bad Odours Before It’s Too Late

Ever walked into your kitchen, opened your fridge, and been smacked in the face with a whiff of something foul?...
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You’ll Gag When You Discover What’s Really Causing That Dodgy Fridge Stench!

You’ll Gag When You Discover What’s Really Causing That Dodgy Fridge Stench!

Ever cracked open your fridge expecting a whiff of last night's delightful dinner, only to be hit by a stench...
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Can You Put A Rug In The Washing Machine?

Can You Put A Rug In The Washing Machine?

While it is possible to machine wash some rugs, it's not always recommended.  Whether you can put a rug in...
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Can You Put Running Shoes In The Washing Machine?

Can You Put Running Shoes In The Washing Machine?

While it may seem convenient, washing running shoes in the washing machine is generally not a good idea. The harsh...
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Top Loading Washing Machine Smells Like Mildew? (here’s why & what to do)

Top Loading Washing Machine Smells Like Mildew? (here’s why & what to do)

If you own a top loading washing machine and it smells like mildew, it can permeate into every item that...
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How To Remove Limescale From A Washing Machine

How To Remove Limescale From A Washing Machine

If you live in an area with hard water, chances are limescale is a huge headache for you. Hard water...
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Can You Put Paint Rollers In The Washing Machine?

Can You Put Paint Rollers In The Washing Machine?

While you can technically wash paint rollers in your washing machine, doing so comes with certain challenges and concerns.  Before...
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Why Your Washing Machine Smells (even after cleaning it)

Why Your Washing Machine Smells (even after cleaning it)

Have you ever noticed a persistent unpleasant smell lingering in your washing machine, even after giving it a thorough clean?...
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Will Washing Up Liquid Kill Bacteria?

Will Washing Up Liquid Kill Bacteria?

When it comes to maintaining a clean and healthy home, the tools and products we use to clean our dishes...
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Can You Put Makeup Brushes In The Washing Machine?

Can You Put Makeup Brushes In The Washing Machine?

It’s not a good idea to put makeup brushes in the washing machine because the agitation and temperature of the...
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Is It Ok To Use Caustic Soda To Clean A Washing Machine? (read this first)

Is It Ok To Use Caustic Soda To Clean A Washing Machine? (read this first)

Caustic soda is an extremely strong chemical that can cause serious damage and injury if used incorrectly. Which begs the...
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How To Remove Mould From A Washing Machine’s Detergent Drawer

How To Remove Mould From A Washing Machine’s Detergent Drawer

It’s an unfortunate truth that washing machines breed mould and mildew. The problem is that mould spores thrive in damp,...
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Easy Way To Clean A Washing Machine Drawer Using Vinegar

Easy Way To Clean A Washing Machine Drawer Using Vinegar

The detergent dispenser drawer on a washing machine needs to be cleaned regularly to prevent it becoming a breeding ground...
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How To Clean A Washing Machine That’s Been In Storage

How To Clean A Washing Machine That’s Been In Storage

If you have a washing machine that’s been in storage for some time it will need to be thoroughly cleaned...
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Easy Way To Get Mould Off Your Washing Machine’s Rubber Seal

Easy Way To Get Mould Off Your Washing Machine’s Rubber Seal

If you’ve noticed black stains around the rubber door seal (gasket) of your washing machine, you have a problem with...
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Easy Way To Dissolve Pet Hair In Your Washing Machine

Easy Way To Dissolve Pet Hair In Your Washing Machine

We are a nation of pet lovers with many UK homes having at least one furry friend living in it....
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Can You Put Flip Flops In The Washing Machine?

Can You Put Flip Flops In The Washing Machine?

You can machine wash flip flops that are made of rubber and foam, which is ideal as these materials can...
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Can You Put Football Boots In The Washing Machine?

Can You Put Football Boots In The Washing Machine?

If you're wondering whether you can put your football boots in the washing machine, the answer depends on the material...
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Washing Machine Waste Pipe Smells? (here’s why & what to do)

Washing Machine Waste Pipe Smells? (here’s why & what to do)

If your laundry or kitchen fills with a foul smell every time you use your washing machine, you’ve found the...
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