Pro tips for doing laundry

While doing your laundry is not a complicated task, you should still do some things to ensure that everything is properly cleaned. Do not simply toss your garments in the machine and press the start button. Always separate your clothes into different piles (keep in mind colours and fabrics). Always check the care label to avoid damaging the clothing.
In this article, we will share some things you should generally avoid doing. Keep reading to find out why.
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How to remove wrinkles from polyester fabrics

Polyester was developed in the 1940s and was considered a textile revolution. Nowadays, over 50% of the world’s clothing is made of polyester or polyester blends. Such fabrics dry quickly, repel spills up to a point, and free people of ironing their clothes. That, of course, is true for materials that are 100% polyester. When it comes to polyester blends, however, things are not exactly the same. Depending on the amount of polyester that the blend has, the fabric may develop wrinkles and creases. If after cleaning, your polyester blends are looking less than smooth, follow the steps below to get rid of wrinkles.
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Cleaning wood furniture at home

Wood is a natural material that visually brings warmth and cosiness to any interior design. Since most homes around the world have furniture made of wood, every homeowner needs to know how to properly maintain and clean those items. Even though wood is a durable material that has a long lifespan, it requires some special care, regular maintenance, polishing, and other TLC.
Wooden furniture, for example, needs to be dusted on a regular basis. Dust is abrasive and can scratch the gentle surface of the wood, causing microscopic dents and cuts that will attract soil, grime, and other dirt. When dusting, it is best to use a damp microfiber cloth – that will prevent loose dust from flying around. However, make sure that the cloth is slightly damp and not dripping. Excess moisture can cause water damage or water stains.
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How to properly clean your linoleum floors

Linoleum is a convenient, eco-friendly flooring material that is relatively easy to clean and maintain and will save you a lot of time and effort. However, cleaning linoleum can be tricky. Since it is made of natural ingredients such as cork, linseed oil, and wood dust, harsh chemicals and cleaning products with strong ingredients should not be used on linoleum.
Yes, linoleum is durable and low-maintenance, however, it isn’t as tough as vinyl for example. This is why extra care needs to be taken when treating this flooring material in order to prevent damage from happening, as well as prolong the flooring’s lifespan.
This article will show you how to properly clean your linoleum floors, what to use, and how to take care of it in order to enjoy it for many years.
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Cleaning painted walls without causing damage

Even though walls are one of the most neglected places when it comes to regular cleaning, they do need maintenance as much as your floors, windows, etc. Depending on the type of walls you have, you may need to take a different approach to achieve the best results possible while not causing any harm at the same time.

Whenever you do your regular weekly or monthly cleaning of the house (vacuuming, dusting, etc.) you should also dust your painted walls and remove cobwebs. Make sure you do a more thorough cleaning once a month. This can include spot treatment and cleaning discolouration around door knobs and light switches. If you have any larger splatters, crayon or scuff marks, or greasy fingerprints, keep reading to find out the best way to get rid of them.
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How to recycle things at home

Cleaning your house is of crucial importance. If you want to live in a clean, healthy, and organised home, you should have a regular cleaning schedule to stick to. By tackling big and small jobs around the house, you will eventually reduce the amount of grime and dirt, creating a safe space for yourself and your loved ones.
However, cleaning and organising can be tricky. Of course, the daily or weekly dusting and mopping we do is not a big deal but whenever it is time to tackle the annual spring (deep) cleaning of the house there will be clutter and random items to be taken care of. It is a big job and we would like to help you find a way to deal with it in a simple and efficient manner. We will talk about recycling and how to dispose of various items around the house properly.

While nowadays, more people are interested in sustainable living and recycling, most have no clue that this goes beyond plastic bottles and cans. This, of course, is amazing and some countries do, in fact, have machines that will give you cash whenever you dispose of cans and bottles, you can go the extra mile and recycle a lot more. Every little bit of recycling you can do helps the environment in major ways. The more junk we keep out of landfills, the less probable it is that waste will enter our waterways and damage sea life. The more we recycle, the more we save already scarce natural resources.
Keep reading to find out what can be recycled and where and how to dispose of it.
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Clear your walls of mould for good

Mould spores are all around us, and all it takes for them to become active is a little moisture and warmth. A mould colony appears out of nowhere. Growth can occur, on any surface, as long as the conditions are favourable from wood to tile to sheetrock walls. Mould that grows on your walls can be black, green, brown, or white. If the colony is substantial, it is critical to identify the type of mould development before beginning the cleaning process in order to establish the overall health impacts on you and your family.
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Cleaning tips and tricks for your attic

Many homes have an attic and even though it usually serves as a storage space for most households, it is ideal for expanding your property. Your attic may not be a part of your regular cleaning schedule but if you go there once a year to collect your Christmas decorations or other items that are not used often enough to not be stored away, you may notice just how much dirt, grime, cobwebs, and dust. What is more, allergens like mouse droppings, mould, and insect carcasses are also common.
Once you open the door to your attic, all those sneak into your home, filling the air with irritating dust that will affect you and may trigger your allergies or asthma.

If you decide it is time to clean your attic because you are overwhelmed by the dirt collected there, or because you want to convert it into a living space, do not worry. Even though the job may seem scary, once you break it down into steps, you will be able to finish it in no time. This is exactly what this article will do so keep reading to find out how to do this in the best way possible.
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Cleaning your cabinets on the inside – What to use

Every kitchen includes a number of cabinets that store food products, packages, small appliances, and anything else that is needed around the kitchen but not often enough to be kept on the counter. It is extremely important to clean the inside and outside of those cabinets to ensure the thorough cleanliness of your whole kitchen and also maintain your household healthy.
You can clean cabinets using different solutions. In this article, we will share some of the best ingredients you can use to thoroughly clean the inside of your kitchen cabinets, as well as some tips and tricks on how to do it in the best way possible. You can pick any of the different methods we will list. Make sure you pick the one you like the most – all of them are great for a variety of reasons.
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How to make things at home last longer

Unfortunately, items at home do not last forever. Even with regular cleaning and maintenance, household objects do have an expiration date and there is nothing that can be done about that. However, something you can take action for is prolonging their life expectancy. By properly taking care of your belongings you will be able to maintain their good condition for longer. Here is how to prolong the life of a few common household items.
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