Spring Cleaning

Powering A Peaceful Home

Juliet Landau-Pope | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Juliet Landau-Pope

Spring is in the air and with many of us starting to think about blitzing the bathroom and deep-cleaning the kitchen, it's an ideal time of year to re...

Meet The Woman Who's On A Mission To Help Us Declutter Our Lives

Claire Meadows | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Meadows

Britain's nation of hoarders are being encouraged to sell, swap, upcycle, recycle or donate their unwanted items with the arrival of national Clear Your Clutter Day on Saturday, March 11th.

The 10 Office Items Making You Sick!

Chad West | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chad West

We are most concerned about the hygiene and cleanliness of our homes, but what about the other place we spend up to 40 hours each week - the office?

10 Household Items You Own That Probably Need Replacing Right Now

Sade Coady | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sade Coady

From chopping boards to toilet brushes - we often take everyday items for granted, expecting them to pass the test of time and rarely replacing them. Hassle.com, the UK's leading platform for booking a local and trusted cleaner online, have identified 10 everyday items that you should be throwing away!

Get Clean This Christmas: Seven Hacks For Going 'Cold Turkey' With The Cleaning!

Sade Coady | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sade Coady

Christmas can take its toll on your home, especially as us Brits spend 2.3 billion hours preparing for the holiday season, and with as many as a quart...

Next to Godliness?

Julian Vigo | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Julian Vigo

Contrary to popular belief, it is said that pigs are the cleanest animals on earth, a notion which makes me question where  the expression "filthy pi...

9 Genius Uses For Toothpaste You Need To Try

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Toothpaste is designed to keep your pearly-whites clean and gleaming. But did you know that it also, inadvertently, holds the key to domestic blis...

How To Clean Your Toilet Using Coca Cola

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Who needs bleach when you can clean your toilet with Cola? Simply splash your fizzy beverage around the pan, scrub with your toilet brush, et voil...

15 Spring-Cleaning Hacks For People Who Really Hate Cleaning

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We love the longer days and ever-growing sunshine of spring. The downside to all this natural light is that the muck in our houses shows up all th...

Sex-Inspired Spring Cleaning - I Am a Three Times a Day Man

Mr Pickwick | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Mr Pickwick

Mrs Pickwick too is liable to similar moments. Often, I cooch up with her on Saturday mornings with thoughts of love in my mind and stare deeply into those hazel eyes I have loved for over 20 years. It is only then that I discover that she is composing a list of things she and I need to do that weekend driven by duty or necessity.

Time to Declutter: My Minimalist Start to 2015

Helen Louise Moores | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Louise Moores

I realise that clearing out a few rooms is only a baby step towards making real changes but it's certainly a step in the right direction. Hopefully it will mean I can start focusing my time on what's really important - my family, my health and my personal goals.

Three Cleaning Products You Don't Need to Buy

Sian Breslin | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Before you reach for the corrosive, expensive, potentially health damaging chemical cleaners, why not have a look in your store cupboard to see what natural cleaning products you have lying around?

Five Ways To Spend The Easter Weekend With Your Family

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

Parents, beware - because this is also the season of chores, DIY and Spring Cleaning. With the remaining long weekend upon us, what is the best way for families to free up their time so that they can spend quality time together?

Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

Once a month, do a spring clean on a room, so that those dustballs hiding away in the corners can be uncovered and dealt with.

Spring Cleaning Help Is at Hand! How to Hire - and Keep - the Best Housekeeper in Town

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

We all know that having a housekeeper can be sanity and relationship saving. No more conversations about whose turn it is to get to the bottom of the laundry basket, or empty the dishwasher.

Allow Your Home to Spring Back to Life With These Cleaning Tips

Chris Mayhew | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Mayhew

I know it has been a long time coming but after one of the coldest and longest winters on record it looks like spring is finally here; rejoice! However, your excitement may be short-lived when you remember that spring is not just synonymous with new born animals and budding daffodils but the dreaded spring cleaning also.

Declutter Your Space, Declutter Your Mind

Jayne Morris | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

Statistics show we're making more purchases and accumulating more clutter in our lives than ever before. In a society that continues to support excessive production of short-lived, disposable items, it is not just our closets that are jam-packed.

9 DIY Jobs For Spring That’ll Last The Whole Year

Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Forget spring cleaning, now is the time of year to give your home a full health check. "By spring, we're really keen on renewal in some form or other,...

Brighten Up Your Home In Spring

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to a recent study by Alliance & Leicester, Brits spend over £1,000 on DIY quick fixes to help spruce up their home. However, while one i...

Spring Cleaning - Eight Ways to Detox

Laura Knowles | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

Spring has sprung. Oh sun in the sky, blossom on the trees, you know how I feel. Forget the 'after Christmas bloats' in January - spring is the perfect time to cleanse ourselves and have a good detox.

Spring Clean Your Life - Living Deliberately

Kirsty Hanly | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Hanly

In the 21st Century we can live such busy lives that it's very easy to lose awareness of the ability we all have to control our emotions, our state of mind and the skill of planning for happiness. Rather than just letting life happen to you, how much better might it be to consciously steer it, through your actions, thought and feelings, in a more positive direction?

You Need A Vicky - National De-Clutter Week

Vicky Silverthorn | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Silverthorn

So with National De-Clutter Week now upon us I think we should all get in the spirit and try to do something every day (nothing too dramatic) and I re...

The Empress's Old Clothes: On Why Every Ageing Woman Needs Patti Smith

Sara Bran | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Bran

I remember my granny saying that she never felt old, that she never noticed time passing, and I know what she means now. In the Tarot of midlife, I am shifting from the Empress card of fertility and family to the High Priestess, the goddess within.