Rebecca

A recent uni graduate who likes writing, gaming, and drawing. I’m figuring out housekeeping tips alongside you while trying to provide eco-friendly cleaning options. Let’s find out how to use a tumble dryer together!

Should You Use Bio or Non-Bio for Colours?

Should You Use Bio or Non-Bio for Colours?

The laundry market is awash with detergents that promise to achieve dazzling whites, so trying not to bleach your coloured loads can feel like navigating a minefield. Between biological and non-biological, which detergent is safest for colours? The enzymes in biological detergents can break down proteins within some coloured dyes, causing colours to fade. Bio …

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a white, simple and clean looking wet room

How to Clean a Wet Room Floor

Wet rooms take a cool, minimalist approach to bathrooms, but they’re not so cool when they’re covered in limescale and mould. Fortunately, wet room floors are easy to clean! You can clean a wet room floor using a mop and bucket. Fill the bucket with warm water and your bathroom cleaner of choice, then dampen …

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Memory foam bed and pillow

How to Wash Memory Foam Pillows

When you rest your head on your pillow at night, you probably don’t want to be lying among thousands of dust mite carcasses. Even though memory foam retains fewer germs, it’s still important to keep your memory foam pillow fresh. Memory foam pillows can’t be machine-washed or tumble-dried, since they’re sensitive to tearing. Instead, hand-wash …

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Can You Tumble Dry Shirts

Can You Tumble Dry Shirts?

Not all clothes are made equal. While some garments can easily withstand a cycle in the tumble dryer, others are susceptible to shrinking or tearing. If you’re wondering whether it’s okay to tumble dry your shirt, check the fabric it’s made from. You can tumble dry dress shirts safely if you use a gentle, low-heat …

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How to Clean Chrome Taps

How to Clean Chrome Taps

Chrome taps look beautiful when they’re clean and shining – not so much when they’re covered in limescale and splash marks! Luckily, cleaning taps is quick and easy with the right equipment. Wipe down chrome taps with warm water and a small amount of washing-up liquid, then buff with a dry microfibre cloth. For tough …

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Washing machines at launderette

How to Use a Launderette – Complete Guide

Launderettes have got your back in a pinch. Whether your washing machine is down, you’re away from home, or you just fancy having someone else do your laundry – the launderette’s industrial machines will speedily wash and dry your load. Most launderettes are coin-operated, so you should bring various coins. You should also bring laundry …

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Fabric Softener vs. Conditioner

Fabric Softener vs. Conditioner – Are They the Same Thing?

When well-known brands like Lenor and Comfort seem to use the phrases “fabric softener” and “fabric conditioner” interchangeably, things can get confusing! Are fabric softener and fabric conditioners identical, or is their usage conditional? Fabric softener and fabric conditioner are different names for the same product. In the US, the dominant term is “fabric softener”, …

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