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Urgh, cleaning is the bane of my life, but a necessary evil! I am all for products that make my life easier and cut down on the time needed for scrubbing away at pasta sauce stains. Imagine my surprise when I became aware of the ‘magic sponges and pastes’ from Astonish recently – you too may have seen the TV adverts slotted in-between the soaps on ITV!

We already have a cleaning cupboard stocked with Astonish products, I tend to pick them up on my weekly Home Bargains visits. I’ve found the range performs very well against brands that cost ever so slightly more – but that is just my personal opinion! Let’s check out the new range…

New Astonish Cleaning range

Featuring an Oven & Grill Specialist Cleaner & Sponge, Hob & Cooktop Specialist Cleaner & Sponge and Cup Clean, the products are part of the new Astonish Premium Edition range. If you are looking to prepare for a big Spring clean to freshen up your home for the warmer weather, this range will help to make light work of what is normally a tedious chore!

I’m not the only to agree as Astonish, the British manufacturer of cleaning products, has just had its Oven & Grill Specialist Cleaner & Sponge announced as Household Cleaning Product of the Year!

Astonish Cleaning Range Specialist Products

To celebrate this latest accolade, Astonish have teamed up with Sim’s Life to offer 2 lucky readers the chance to win an Astonish prize package to include top-selling products from the specialist range; our award-winning Oven & Grill cleaner, Hob and Cooktop cleaner and Cup Clean. Giving you the opportunity to check out the #AstonishingResults from using the range, yourself! Don’t forget to check out the full range in Home Bargains!

Don’t forget to enter to Win a Gardenia worth £30 for Mother’s Day!

How To Win The New Astonish Cleaning Range

For your chance to win one of two packages of the new Astonish Cleaning range (pictured above), simply enter using the Gleam form below and do not forget to answer the question by leaving a blog comment!

Win one of two Astonish Prize Packages

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Giveaway ends at midnight on Sunday 15th March 2020.
Two winning entries will be drawn at random by Gleam.
The winners will be notified within 48 hours of the giveaway ending and a UK postal address to send to the official agent to arrange delivery of the prize will be required by the winner.
The winners will receive 1 x Oven & Grill cleaner, Hob and Cooktop cleaner and Cup Clean from Astonish.
Open to entrants in the UK only.
The prize is non-refundable and no cash alternative will be offered.

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196 comments

Carol Bell February 14, 2020 at 11:43 am

Lemon

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Emma H February 14, 2020 at 11:49 am

My top cleaning tip is to mix lemon juice with baking soda, spread over the kitchen sink and draining board and leave for 20 minutes or so. Rinse it all off and it will have removed the limescale and be sparkling clean, plus the lemon makes it smell nice too!

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Mark Mccaffery February 14, 2020 at 11:50 am

My top cleaning tip to simply clean as you go.

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Lorna Forsyth February 15, 2020 at 9:13 am

Clean as you go and use an app to remind yourself when things need done

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Priscilla Stubbs February 14, 2020 at 11:54 am

My top cleaning tip is to mix bicarb and white vinegar and let it fizz and apply to your wooden bread board

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dave johnston February 14, 2020 at 11:54 am

VINEGAR ON GLASSES COME UP A TREAT

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Iain maciver February 14, 2020 at 11:54 am

keep on top of it

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Rebecca Tennant March 15, 2020 at 10:07 pm

Always clean up and put away as you go, and make it fun for your little one to do jobs and tidy away toys

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Karen Christmas February 14, 2020 at 12:07 pm

White vinegar and bicarb are cleaning essentials – cheap but effective

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Heather Haigh February 14, 2020 at 12:13 pm

Do as much cleaning as makes you feel happy in your home but don’t get obsessed by it, nobody wants, ‘I wish I had cleaned more’ on their headstone.

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Ritchie Dee February 14, 2020 at 12:24 pm

Clean a wooden chopping board with salt and lemon juice.

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Nicola Dean February 14, 2020 at 12:41 pm

Declutter and keep on top of it doing a little bit each day

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pete c February 14, 2020 at 12:44 pm

always clean up spills the moment they happen, leaving them any longer can make it so much harder to remove

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Joanne Hutchings February 18, 2020 at 7:43 pm

Set a timer as your cleaning. Sounds bizarre but it keeps you really focused.

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ashleigh allan February 14, 2020 at 12:47 pm

Mine is to keep on top of it!

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Katie B February 14, 2020 at 12:48 pm

Cleaning up as you make a mess. I keep trying but with a full time job and a messy boyfriend it’s hard!

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Emily Clark February 14, 2020 at 1:21 pm

Smelly scouring pad or jaycloth? Get it damp and microwave it to freshen it up. Add some lemon juice for a nice lemony smell!

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Sarah McCaffery February 14, 2020 at 1:34 pm

Rope the children into helping out with the little tasks.

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Joo Dee February 14, 2020 at 1:38 pm

little and often keep on top of it

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Vivienne Wilkes February 14, 2020 at 1:46 pm

Microwave a bowl of water in the microwave with lemon juice in to get rid of smells

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Sheena Batey February 14, 2020 at 2:04 pm

Work from the bottom to the top as dust rises

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Emily Hutchinson February 14, 2020 at 2:32 pm

It’s got to be little and often so it doesn’t become overwhelming.

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Caroline H February 14, 2020 at 2:42 pm

Having a routine so the mess and dirt doesn’t get out of hand is my top tip (and it includes everyone else in the house doing their bit too!).

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James H February 14, 2020 at 3:28 pm

Microwave hot water to wipe clean your microwave!

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Solange February 14, 2020 at 4:41 pm

Use your washing powder as a general cleaner. It really cuts through dirt, grime and grease, very good on shower trays, baths and sinks. Put some down the loo and watch the stains disappear, no need for other high priced cleaners.

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Karen Barrett February 14, 2020 at 4:44 pm

Use dental floss to clean around cooker knobs

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Tayla Courtice February 14, 2020 at 4:52 pm

You only need a good microfibre cloth and water to get the best results on your windows

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Margaret McCaffery February 14, 2020 at 4:57 pm

Lemons are natures little degreasing marvels.

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Andrea Fletcher February 14, 2020 at 5:59 pm

To do little and often. I use lots of lemon juice & bicarb they clean all sorts of things.

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Mari Sutherland February 14, 2020 at 6:28 pm

Always leave the vacuum cleaner out – then people assume they have interrupted you cleaning and forgive the mess

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Rachel Walsh February 14, 2020 at 6:39 pm

I use zoflora everywhere and anywhere, disinfects whilst making your home smell gorgeous!

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daniel baugh February 14, 2020 at 7:43 pm

lemon juice in water in the microwave before you wipe it down

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Danika Lloyd February 14, 2020 at 7:46 pm

Make it fun and it will get done

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Anna Wood February 14, 2020 at 7:49 pm

Little and often, focus on a room a day and dont let it get too bad!!

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Kim Neville February 14, 2020 at 7:54 pm

Keep on top of cleaning during week and then at weekend have a good blitz

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Carolyn E February 14, 2020 at 8:02 pm

A flat sharp blade to clean the baked on stuff from the hob.

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fiona waterworth February 14, 2020 at 8:09 pm

vinegar and newspaper will clean smoke off car windows

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Jayne Townson February 14, 2020 at 8:13 pm

My top cleaning tip is little and often so it doesn’t build up.

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Mel Turner February 14, 2020 at 8:31 pm

Little and often keep on top of things

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Robyn Clarke February 14, 2020 at 8:57 pm

Peanut butter! It’s great for getting stickers off things and then washes away easily.

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Yasmin0147 February 14, 2020 at 9:13 pm

White vinegar is great for mould, limescale and pretty much anything, use it with bicarbonate of soda for the oven

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ADEINNE TONNER February 14, 2020 at 9:52 pm

It has to be using old newspaper with washing up liquid and water to wash the windows

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Maggie Coates February 14, 2020 at 9:57 pm

My top tip is to save your old t-shirts to use as cleaning rags

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Helen Tovell February 14, 2020 at 10:34 pm

Little and often is my motto so it never gets a chore

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Steven Grimble February 14, 2020 at 11:04 pm

Love these products good luck everyone ❤

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Fiona jk42 February 14, 2020 at 11:37 pm

I have a cleaning schedule, and clean something every day, as well as do at least one load of laundry daily.

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Amy Bondoc February 15, 2020 at 4:58 am

baking powder with a little water cleans the oven hob and even pans nicely without scrubbing

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Ben Audsley February 15, 2020 at 5:56 am

use a lemon in water for microwave cleaning – it gets rid of all of the grease!

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Lynda Jones February 15, 2020 at 6:09 am

My top tip is to carry a bag or box with you as you are cleaning everything that is out of place goes into the box. Then once you have finished cleaning the all the things in the box can be put back where they belong. It saves making several journeys

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Margaret Akel February 15, 2020 at 6:53 am

clean up as you go along, have a bowl of warm soapy water in the kitchen sink

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Kelly Y February 15, 2020 at 7:06 am

Use baking soda to scrub kitchen sinks clean

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Mark R February 15, 2020 at 7:32 am

If you have burnt something in a saucepan, boil up some rhubarb for a few minutes and the pan is like new again

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Val swift February 15, 2020 at 10:07 am

I use Bicarb and white vinegar for most cleaning job – especially drains, burnt pans and cleaning the grout around sink and bathroom

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lynn neal February 15, 2020 at 11:18 am

Little and often works best for me!

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Rebecca Sutton February 15, 2020 at 11:19 am

pour a capful of Zoflora down the plughole and leave for a bit kitchen will smell lovely

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Jonathan Bright February 15, 2020 at 11:40 am

It is one of the best range of products ive ever used

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clair downham February 15, 2020 at 12:01 pm

use toothbrushes to get into tiny places

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sallie burrows February 15, 2020 at 12:50 pm

I keep my place clean enough in case we get unexpected visitors

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Katie February 15, 2020 at 1:18 pm

use white vinegar and newspaper for sparkling clean glass

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Lorraine Williams February 15, 2020 at 1:25 pm

Cup of fabric conditioner to warm water with get rid of soap scum on shower glass. Wipe on, leave for a few minutes and wash off with warm water.

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Lucinda P February 15, 2020 at 1:50 pm

White vinegar for cleaning taps, they will sparkle.

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Mel Pennie February 15, 2020 at 2:09 pm

I allocate a room to clean for 5 days of the week. Never builds up / over faces me doing it this way

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Rachel B February 15, 2020 at 2:28 pm

Do little and often so it’s never an overwhelming task.

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kay sherman February 15, 2020 at 2:33 pm

tackle one job at a time so its less daunting

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Alex McKay February 15, 2020 at 2:35 pm

My top cleaning tip is to go out and let your husband do it. I buy him the best products and he enjoys it x

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Margaret Gallagher February 15, 2020 at 2:40 pm

Bicarbonate of soda – a store staple – great gor cleaning deodorising and removing stains

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Laura Pritchard February 15, 2020 at 3:24 pm

Lemon juice concentrate or white vinegar gets most things clean!

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justine meyer February 15, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Do a bit of cleaning everyday so it doesn’t become overwhelming

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Amandeep Sibia February 15, 2020 at 4:42 pm

Use The Pink Stuff

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Claire Blakeley February 15, 2020 at 5:13 pm

Vinegar is a little dark horse when it comes to cleaning! That, and the pink stuff xx

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Mark Johnson February 15, 2020 at 5:25 pm

a little and often is the way to keep on top

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RACHELL LYNCH February 15, 2020 at 5:25 pm

my tip is to use lemon juice for cleaning everything

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Emma Nixon February 15, 2020 at 5:31 pm

i put on a good music playlist. Then it makes the cleaning fun and i get more done

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suzanne drummond February 15, 2020 at 6:02 pm

I have a spray bottle of diluted lenor and I clean my radiator with this and spray to freshen up cushions and rugs and my home smells fresh and clean

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EMMA WALTERS February 15, 2020 at 6:55 pm

i do try most stubborn cleaning jobs with vinegar and bicarb, cheap too

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Angela Treadway February 15, 2020 at 7:09 pm

i use vinegar to clean everything lol x

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Bob Clark February 15, 2020 at 9:24 pm

Keep on top of it – do some every day

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Teesimpson February 15, 2020 at 11:26 pm

My top tip is to use washing powder in your mop bucket to help get floors gleaming

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hayley berry February 16, 2020 at 9:50 am

lemon juice and water in microwave before cleaning down

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Charlotte isobelle February 16, 2020 at 11:08 am

I do certain rooms on certain days so I don’t get snowed under with it

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Rich Tyler February 16, 2020 at 2:35 pm

Cleaning microwave glass with old teabag

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Catherine Deacon February 16, 2020 at 2:55 pm

white vinegar on everything

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Tracy Newton February 16, 2020 at 3:35 pm

A place for everything, and everything back in its place is my mantra. Then it is easier to find things and clean. Unfortunately my boys don’t seem to follow the same beliefs

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Geri Gregg February 16, 2020 at 5:17 pm

Clean one room at a time and take your time, to avoid being overwhelmed x

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Christina Palmer February 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

Clean as you go so you always stay on top of things.

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Dale Dow February 17, 2020 at 10:43 am

I swear by using a citrus based essential oil and hot water for cleaning stubborn stains on surfaces, as they have antibacterial properties it’s as good as most surface cleaners

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Lindsey Stuart February 17, 2020 at 11:22 am

Always line your oven trays with tin foil before cooking them remove before washing! You will not have to soak the tray or scrub hard as the foil will collect the mess!

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Helen W February 17, 2020 at 2:15 pm

clean your windows whilst the sun is off them otherwise it dries them before you can get the blade on them

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Michelle Smith February 17, 2020 at 3:06 pm

Diluted vinegar is great for getting rid of limescale in kettles

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leanne weir February 17, 2020 at 3:11 pm

My top tip is to plan in advance

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laura nice February 17, 2020 at 9:00 pm

Set your alarm 15 minutes, it feels more manageable and you work harder and faster against the clock.

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Lucy February 17, 2020 at 11:30 pm

i really like the pink stuff but also just making myself do it in the breaks of a programme for tidying as you feel like you want to get it done quicker to get back to the show!

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Michaela Turner February 18, 2020 at 7:38 am

Give the radiators a rub down with zoflora after cleaning to make your home smell gorgeous

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Keith Hunt February 18, 2020 at 2:47 pm

Ask mom to house sit for the day then when you get home the house is nice and clean.

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Tina H February 18, 2020 at 4:48 pm

Scrubber attachments for your drill make quick work of cleaning tiles and grout.

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Laura banks February 18, 2020 at 5:19 pm

listening to music whilst doing it it makes it more fun

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melanie stirling February 18, 2020 at 10:09 pm

I like to do a bit every day that way it doesn’t overwhelm you and become too much.

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Claire Hennighan February 19, 2020 at 8:10 am

Save old toothbrushes and use them for fiddly scrubbing jobs – they’re great on taps!

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Iris February 19, 2020 at 10:02 am

I do some every day if I have time to keep on top of things

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Carole Nott February 19, 2020 at 12:59 pm

Little and often cleaning is the answer – so grime cannot build up!

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Jo Glasspool February 19, 2020 at 1:41 pm

DO little bits as you go, saves them piling up.

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Lucy Wright-Booth February 19, 2020 at 9:04 pm

Move out and live on your own with no husband or kids!
Put coke in the loo to get rid of limescale!

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LouiseM February 19, 2020 at 10:40 pm

Use kitchen roll to polish mirrors and chrome.

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Ruth Harwood February 20, 2020 at 9:36 am

I divide all the cleaning jobs into small part on a piece of paper on the fridge with a tick space and room for the date, and I make sure I always mark off when they’re done so I know when they’ll need another top up clean – makes me feel like I’ve achieved something everytime – a boost like a kids behaviour chart loil!!

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Jennifer Toal February 20, 2020 at 3:12 pm

Use newspaper to clean smears on a window

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Carly Belsey February 20, 2020 at 4:21 pm

Used scrunched up newspaper to clear windows and mirrors.

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Mrs Carol Thomas February 20, 2020 at 7:20 pm

When all else fails to clean the marks away from the oven for example, the old fashioned Brillo pad still answers all those problems

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David February 20, 2020 at 7:37 pm

Hello, my top cleaning tip is to use an old toothbrush to clean behind taps.

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Patricia Avery February 21, 2020 at 10:54 pm

Twice a year we work our way through the house doing a big de-clutter followed by a deep clean. After that its a doddle to keep on top of everything. Little and often is our mantra!

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natalie s February 22, 2020 at 12:01 pm

do one room at a time it’s easier to manage. I do one room one day then a couple of days later do another.

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chickenruby February 24, 2020 at 1:21 pm

I could’ve done with reading this post when I first got back to the UK, I paid someone to clean my oven it was that bad after 9 years of tenants. Am struggling to keep the cups clean though, so this would be handy. Thanks for linking up with #pocolo and hope to see you back later this week

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Amy Louise Butler February 24, 2020 at 7:43 pm

Use a toothbrush to scrub remove limescale and grime from taps and other hard to clean areas

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Pat Healy February 26, 2020 at 2:18 pm

Vinegar on glass makes it sparkle

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J White February 27, 2020 at 10:09 am

Bi Carb of soda gets rid of any smell on a carpet!

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Lynda Graham February 28, 2020 at 7:17 pm

I use Sparkking Water on stains as soon as they happen. Get great results – if stubborn apply a little salt or lemon juice and rub in circles to get into materials.

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F Chowdhury February 28, 2020 at 9:01 pm

When you have juiced a lemon keep the half skins, they make great scourers

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Kirsty Hosty February 29, 2020 at 7:49 pm

White vinegar and newspapers to clean wibdows works wonders

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Danielle Spencer February 29, 2020 at 10:23 pm

To get deep/strong stains out of the carpet use bicarb and apply white vinegar on top, clean up with hot water.

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claire woods March 1, 2020 at 8:59 am

Scrub the bathtub clean with grapefruit and salt.

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Naila M March 1, 2020 at 6:23 pm

My tip would be to clean as you go, makes the job so much easier.

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Sarah Lambert March 1, 2020 at 10:52 pm

Use mayo for crayon marks on the walls rub it on and then wipe off works a treat

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Maegan Boyle March 2, 2020 at 12:28 pm

White vinegar and bicarb to clean around the taps and sink plugs!

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TrishS March 2, 2020 at 2:37 pm

My top cleaning tip would be, pay someone else to do it!

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Kim Carberry March 2, 2020 at 4:43 pm

Get the kids to help. Make it fun and the work is done in half of the time. x

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Simone Griffin March 2, 2020 at 7:45 pm

My top tip is to do little and often so it doesn’t build up too much x

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Leanne Redpath March 2, 2020 at 9:20 pm

Soda crystals mixed with white vinegar & a capful of Zoflora in your sink plug hole leave it 10 minutes then wash down with boiling water. It leaves your sink smelling lovely

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Elizm March 2, 2020 at 9:43 pm

Get a cleaner – I really can’t bear cleaning!

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Amanda Baggott March 3, 2020 at 1:41 pm

White wine vinegar is great for cleaning ovens and microwaves

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Amanda tanner March 3, 2020 at 3:31 pm

I always use pure white vinegar for cleaning white tiles they come up gleaming

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Emilia Nastaly-Howard March 4, 2020 at 10:47 am

Clean often but little

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Tammy Neal March 15, 2020 at 6:47 pm

White vinegar is great for cleaning x

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Sandra Fortune March 4, 2020 at 11:52 am

Bicarbonate of soda great for cleaning burned pans and an eggcup with water and a pinch popped in fridge deodorises

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Cristina McDowall March 4, 2020 at 2:18 pm

White vinegar has so many uses – cleaning your washing machine, cleaning clothes of strange smells, cleaning windows, adding with bicarb to unblock your sink (VERY effective at that!)…. the list goes on.

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Kat Allinson March 4, 2020 at 10:02 pm

Use white vinegar instead of fabric softener in the washing machine, it keeps the machine smelling fresh, gets rid of bacteria in the cloths and stops any slimy build up in the machine

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Natalie Crossan March 4, 2020 at 11:46 pm

Nothing cleans better than elbow grease – remember that!

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Orange23 March 5, 2020 at 2:01 pm

Lemon juice and bicarb of soda mixed into a paste is great for cleaning stains

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Hekna March 6, 2020 at 10:52 pm

I use vinegar and bicarb for lots of things – cleaning the washing machine, plugs, stuborn stains on stainless steel pans.

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A.E. ADKINS March 7, 2020 at 6:59 pm

Toothbrush (not one in use!) is great for scrubbing nooks & crannies

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Tammy Tudor March 8, 2020 at 3:41 pm

Research how to make your own cleaning products it’s much cheaper and works better

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Amie March 8, 2020 at 8:57 pm

My top cleaning tip is to write a list of everything you need/want to accomplish and tick them off as you go

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Gaynor Vincent March 9, 2020 at 9:29 am

Well leaving aside don’t have children or pets (both of which I have!!) try and do a little as you go along!

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Joanne Hall March 9, 2020 at 11:43 am

I always keep on top of it, and it never gets that bad.

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Susan Hoggett March 10, 2020 at 8:33 am

have a rota so you know what jobs have been done when and by which family member. If everyone helps it makes life so much easier and keeping on top of the small jobs stop work dirt mounting up!

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Emma England March 10, 2020 at 10:48 am

My cleaning tip is to enjoy it. It’s doesnt have to be a chore. Put some music on and have a boogie as you do it.

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jackie March 10, 2020 at 1:18 pm

Clean a little but often. That way it becomes less onerous but gets it done.

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James Travis March 10, 2020 at 2:16 pm

Always keep on top of it, by setting a routine of the list of jobs to do each day. This way you’ll break it down and it won’t get on top of you.

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Jo W March 10, 2020 at 10:43 pm

Use a 2p to get limescale off of taps, works a treat

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Paul Johnston March 11, 2020 at 10:58 am

I prefer to clean as I go along rather than have a big, exhausting clean.

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Gemma ewer March 11, 2020 at 11:05 am

My tip is. To clean and Hoover every day then do a major clean once a week

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Robyn Clarke March 11, 2020 at 8:08 pm

Peanut butter is great for getting sticky residue off things, my daughter went through a sticker phase and stuck them everywhere, the peanut butter removed all evidence.

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Laura Green March 12, 2020 at 9:23 am

Little and often. I do little bits every day so it never feels overwhelming

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Samantha M March 12, 2020 at 10:41 am

White vinegar is fab for tough carpet stains.

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Anthea Holloway March 12, 2020 at 6:25 pm

Little and often – don’t let it get on top of you.

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Marie Rungapadiachy March 12, 2020 at 10:46 pm

My top cleaning tip is to do it as you go along. It softens the blow.

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Jane Morfett March 13, 2020 at 1:43 am

My best tip is hot soapy water. I have pets!

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Laura Whittle March 13, 2020 at 9:58 am

White spirit on your tiles to remove stubborn stains x

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jayne March 13, 2020 at 11:17 am

lemon juice on mirrors

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Nuala R March 13, 2020 at 5:48 pm

My top tip is get a cleaning fluid you like the smell of, it really helps when you are cleaning not to have to battle the smell too

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Troy Easton March 13, 2020 at 9:50 pm

Clean in least once a week to keep down dirt.

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Sheri Darby March 13, 2020 at 10:11 pm

Try and do a little every day to stay on top of it

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Dobbin March 14, 2020 at 8:25 am

Give the cleaner time to soak in before rubbing it off.

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Kim M March 14, 2020 at 3:37 pm

I use a squirt of washing up liquid down the loo every day x

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Caroline Signey March 14, 2020 at 3:46 pm

White vinegar to get rid of limescale

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Sara Mc March 14, 2020 at 4:14 pm

Make your duster slightly damp, it will catch more dust!

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Jo Nichol March 14, 2020 at 5:46 pm

Scrubbing ketchup onto stainless steel helps to reduce rusty looks

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Chirag Patel March 14, 2020 at 8:07 pm

always keep on top of it do it often and in small amounts

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Ian Yates March 14, 2020 at 10:20 pm

Gotta have a routine- and stick to it. Dull though it may be….

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Joanne smith March 15, 2020 at 7:26 am

Get your whole family involved so the pressure isn’t just on one person

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Philip Hall March 15, 2020 at 8:38 am

I have a cleaning schedule, and clean something every day, as well as do at least one load of washing daily.

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Leslie Evans March 15, 2020 at 8:46 am

Do not throw away your toothbrush when you have finished with it for cleaning your teeth, keep it for those hard to reach places in the home and car, like between the spokes on your car wheels.

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Cerys John March 15, 2020 at 9:34 am

Always have white vinegar and bicarb in the cupboard – cleaning staples and useful for so many things!!

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Stephanie March 15, 2020 at 10:41 am

White vinegar

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Deborah Preston March 15, 2020 at 11:02 am

Put some kitchen roll or newspaper on top of kitchen cupboards to collect the grease and dirt, so you only have to roll it up and throw away

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Erica Hughes March 15, 2020 at 11:36 am

Use vinegar on windows to avoid streaks

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Maddy March 15, 2020 at 2:43 pm

I’ve been introduced to white vinegar as a descaler. It’s brilliant!

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Jules Eley March 15, 2020 at 2:45 pm

Top tip use a dish washer tablet slightly wet to losen and remove hard to move grease stains.

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Phil Bowell March 15, 2020 at 3:40 pm

If it’s mouldy, bleach it

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linda curtis March 15, 2020 at 3:51 pm

lemon juice and white vinegar are fab to clean with leaves everything sparkling and smelling fresh

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Daphne Monk March 15, 2020 at 4:13 pm

Use milton to clean yellowing tupperware

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Ross Leech March 15, 2020 at 4:40 pm

When parents go away on holiday, move the vacuum cleaner from downstairs to upstairs or vice-versa so they think you’ve done it.

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Allan Fullarton March 15, 2020 at 4:42 pm

Little and often keep is the best way to do it.

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Mary Baldwin March 15, 2020 at 5:07 pm

If you have sweaty shirts to clean, soak them in vinegar overnight. Then, pop in the machine and wash through with more vinegar to remove the smell ad help clean your machine.

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Victoria Prince March 15, 2020 at 5:26 pm

White vinegar is great for getting rid of stubborn stains or smells!

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Denise walton March 15, 2020 at 6:11 pm

I use vinegar to clean windows

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Sheena Read March 15, 2020 at 7:33 pm

Use wet newspaper to clean windows.

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Georgie Wright March 15, 2020 at 8:34 pm

I keep a small dish of bicarb in the fridge to absorb odours!

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Patricia Barrett March 15, 2020 at 8:45 pm

Little and often! Don’t try and do everything at once or you’ll be discouraged.

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Lou anderson March 15, 2020 at 9:32 pm

Listen to music while dancing round the room cleaning

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Herbert Appleby March 15, 2020 at 9:54 pm

don’t make a mess, and laudry powder to degreece

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JennyB March 15, 2020 at 9:55 pm

Use cooking oil and kitchen roll to clean the top of the cooker.

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Tracy B March 15, 2020 at 10:09 pm

Clean up after yourself as you go

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Pete March 15, 2020 at 10:30 pm

I use newspaper on the windows to avoid streaks

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Jessica Hutton March 15, 2020 at 10:44 pm

Clean as you go and do a bit of detailed cleaning each day

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monika Bascombe March 15, 2020 at 10:50 pm

I love using vinegar to get rid of limescale

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Adrian Bold March 15, 2020 at 11:10 pm

Dust from top to bottom in a room so you don’t displace dirt to lower levels you have already cleaned!

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PhillW March 15, 2020 at 11:18 pm

Bicarbonate of Soda and lemon juice works wonders on a greasy hob.

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