Category: DIY Cleaning

terracotta tile cleaning

How to clean and maintain your terracotta floor tiles

About Terracotta Tiles:   Terracotta, which literally means "baked earth" in Italian, is made from natural clay, which gives it a characteristic reddish-brown colour. The clay tiles give character to a room.   Terracotta tiles are an extremely durable and resilient tile. They are designed to withstand the harshest elements. If treated properly, terracotta will provide a beautiful floor which will be hard wearing, warm, stain resistant and easy to maintain.   The one big downside to Terracotta is [...]

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How to remove baby vomit off your fabric furniture

Do you need to know how to remove vomit from your furniture or carpets? Not the nicest topic we know, but you may find it handy to know what to do if your baby or young child has vomited over your furniture or carpets, without it leaving a permanent stain. As you are aware,  vomit isn't very pleasant.  It smells and can stain your clothes and furniture too, so after consoling and attending to your baby or child, it's best to ACT FAST before it has time to seep into your furniture or carpets. Jus [...]

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Before and After Shower Screen Cleaning

How to clean grout in your shower

Need to clean the grout in your shower cubicle? Over time, the grout in your shower will become discoloured. Here's an easy, natural cleaning method for cleaning grout in your shower area. Ingredients/Items Needed: Vinegar Spray Bottle Bi-Carb of Soda Grout, Scrubbing or Toothbrush Small Bowl 5 easy steps to cleaning grout: 1. Fill a spray bottle with 50% white vinegar & 50% water and spray on the area of grout you are cleaning. Let it sit for 5 minutes. 2. Using a grout, scrubbing or toothb [...]

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How to clean cat urine off your carpet

How to clean cat urine off your carpet

Whoops, kitty has had a little accident on your carpet! We have always had cats at home, both in the UK and here in Australia for the last 30 years.  So we know there are certain stages or situations that your cat will suddenly treat your carpet like their toilet area.  However, don’t panic!   Using just white vinegar, bi-carb of soda and water you can get your carpet looking and smelling clean again, if you act fast. Just follow the easy steps below: 1. Absorb excess urine with some paper towel [...]

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