Sarah Beningfield

An adventurous book lover with an animal obsession and a proclivity for travel and spontaneity. Used to passionately despise cleaning but has grown to enjoy it thanks to learning all the best tricks and shortcuts to guaranteeing a stress-free routine and a spotless home.

How to Get Mould Out of Curtains

How to Get Mould Out of Curtains

Mould can be a common occurrence on the curtains in your household. Mould is attracted to humid, moist places and the fact that curtains are found right next to windows is an explanation for why mould gathers there so easily. Mould can be highly detrimental to your health and can cause breathing problems, sore throats, …

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Can You Steam Clean Laminate Floors

Can You Steam Clean Laminate Floors?

When it comes to the question of whether it is safe to steam clean your laminate floors, the answer is a resounding no. These floors are very sensitive to humidity and moisture, and water can sneak into even the tiniest of cracks, causing potentially permanent damage. This damage happens because laminate floors are typically made …

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Dishwasher Tablet Not Releasing

Dishwasher Tablet Not Releasing – Causes and Solutions

There are several potential reasons why the tablet may not be releasing in your dishwasher. Below is a list of these reasons, followed by a step-by-step guide to your best available solutions!   Causes of Dishwasher Tablets Not Releasing 1. A blockage of the tablet collecting tray Sometimes if your dishwasher is a little on …

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Laudry detergent

What Is a “Mild Detergent” for Washing Clothes?

Many laundry detergents are made up of chemicals that are designed to attack stubborn stains and persistent dirt on your clothes. But what if your skin begins to react to these chemicals? This is where a mild laundry detergent comes in. A mild detergent is a gentle detergent that containing only surface-active agents that dissolve …

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Why Do Dishwashers Need Salt

Why Do Dishwashers Need Salt?

Dishwashers need to use soft water to ensure the very best cleanliness results, and that’s why dishwasher salt is key to the smooth running of your dishwasher.  The hardness in the water is absorbed by the sodium in the dishwasher salt when it combines with the resin balls in your dishwasher’s water softener basket as …

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Can You Use Washing Up Liquid in the Washing Machine

Can You Use Washing Up Liquid in the Washing Machine?

Putting washing up liquid of any kind into your washing machine is definitely not a good idea. Not only is it potentially problematic for the washing machine itself, but it can also cause some very interesting bubble-related side effects. Putting washing up liquid in your machine may be somewhat effective at cleaning your clothes since …

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