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 Mattress

When we sleep, we sweat and shed skin cells which add up over the months and years. Mattresses also pick up stains, spills, dust mites and bacteria. When you consider that you spend about a third of your life lying down on it, it really makes sense to keep your mattress as clean as possible. …

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Rusty metal on a door

How to Remove Rust From Metal

It can be very hard to remove rust from metal, but there are several methods for doing so. Method One: Use vinegar White vinegar can be used to get rust off metal. You can either apply vinegar directly or put the metal item in a receptacle filled with vinegar. Once the rust starts to dissolve, …

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How to Unblock a Sink

Sinks can get blocked for a number of reasons. If your kitchen sink is blocked, it’s probably because of small bits of food going down the plughole, whereas if your bathroom sink is blocked it could be due to a build-up of hair. Here are several ways to unblock your sink. Method One: Use a …

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How to Clean Shower Curtains

Since shower curtains are exposed to lots of water, they can acquire mildew, which is a type of fungus. Here are some tips for cleaning your shower curtain. Put it in your washing machine If your shower curtain is plastic, it can probably be machine-washed. As long as you wash it at a low temperature …

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