In The Wash

In The Wash is your guide to the best laundry and cleaning products, tips and tricks. Our mission is to solve the UK’s cleaning and laundry dilemmas!

How to Clean a Disgusting Bathtub

How to Clean a Disgusting Bathtub

Your bathtub tends to accumulate dirt over time. Bathtubs can also get reddish-brown stains if iron particles in water react with oxygen.  Want to know how to deal with a disgusting bathtub? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Here are some cleaning tips that will restore your bathtub to its former glory. What to Use …

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How to clean a fixed shower head

How to Clean a Fixed Shower Head

Showerheads can accumulate all kinds of gunk. Over time, the shower head’s holes become stuffed up with limescale and rust particles. This affects the flow of water because it has to go around these particles to get through. When you take a shower, this decreases the amount of clean water that gets through. Here are …

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How to Clean a Plastic Bath

How to Clean a Plastic Bath

After working hard all day, a hot bath is the perfect way to unwind. However, bathtubs experience constant exposure to water which causes soap scum build-up. This means your bath will become grimy over time unless you clean it regularly. Hard plastic baths can be tricky to clean. They require some special care to keep …

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what setting to wash towels in washing machine

What Setting Should You Wash Towels on in the Washing Machine?

Washing towels may seem like an intuitive process, after all, you just pop them in the washing machine and go, right? Not exactly! Many of us have never actually considered how we wash our towels, but there are specific steps to follow to keep your towels looking good, smelling good and bacteria-free. Read on to …

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What Setting Should You Wash Trainers on in the Washing Machine

What Setting Should You Wash Trainers on in the Washing Machine?

No matter how well you treat a shiny, new pair of trainers, they’re going to get grubby. Unless you only wear them around the house, they will be pounding the filthy pavements and traipsing through muddy parks.   When the time comes to spruce them up, you might ask yourself: can I wash my trainers in …

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How to Clean a White Composite Sink

How to Clean a White Composite Sink

A white composite sink is a lovely choice for many kitchens because it has a high-end appearance and a smaller price tag than real granite. That said, composite sinks are more expensive than stainless steel or porcelain. Composite sinks come in many varieties including matte or shiny finishes as well as different shapes and colours, …

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Can You Put Wellies in the Washing Machine

Can You Put Wellies in the Washing Machine?

Wellington boots, more affectionately known as ‘wellies’, are the perfect rainy-day companion. Whether you’re going for a long country walk, doing some gardening or just quickly popping to the shops in a downpour, wellies prevent that wet, squidgy sock feeling. Wellies have evolved from classic, plain knee-high boots and now come in a variety of …

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