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How do you clean your loo?

Have you read the small print? There is a bewildering array of toilet cleaners on the market and many are simply 'pop in the bowl' (or cistern) and forget. But have you actually read the back of the packet? You'll find that most of them contain a line 'Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects'. When you flush the loo and admire the brightly coloured liquid flowing off to the sewer, do yo...
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Sofa…so good!

clean sofa
A deep clean even the 'professionals' couldn't manage Here's an email we received recently from a happy customer: "I've been using your products for some time now and just wanted to share my latest success with you. A few years ago, we bought a very comfy second-hand,  three-piece suite.  It was a bit grubby but I thought we could have it cleaned and all would be fine.   W...
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Gentle but effective cleaning and care for shoes

Clean leather shoes with Liquid Soap Flakes
Cleaning shoes with Liquid Soap Flakes As you may know, Liquid Soap Flakes are ideal for cleaning leather. So it should come as no surprise that they are also ideal for cleaning leather shoes. They are very easy to use. As with any shoe cleaning product, make sure you remove excess dirt in the appropriate manner, whether that be with a soft brush or cloth. To clean the shoes and 'feed' the le...
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Where to buy our products

Here is a list of some of the retailers of our products Download our list of: Retailers   Soda Crystals Soda Crystals are readily available in most supermarkets and many other retail outlets, either in the laundry or cleaning section. Sometimes they are sold under the retailers own brand. Be aware that if they are sold in a plastic bottle, they are NOT Soda Crystals, but soda ash...
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“Descaling my kettle killed it!” – Or did it?

Cleaning a kettle with citric acid
Why you need to descale your home kitchen appliances regularly Have you ever heard someone, or even said it yourself, "I descaled my kettle and it burnt out!". Although this MAY have happened, it's not really the fault of the descaler. Here are the facts: If you have water hardness, then every time you use an appliance like a kettle or iron, then limescale will be deposited as the element heats ...
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Why does my Liquid Soap Flakes look different?

Different bottles of Liquid Soap Flakes
We are often contacted by people asking why their Liquid Soap Flakes looks a different colour to their previous bottle, or is of a different consistency. Some even return them to the store they bought them from, fearing they are 'faulty' or watered down. The explanation is relatively simple and the reason why many people love our 'Clean & Natural' range - they are produced from plant based nat...
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Do you NEED to use fabric conditioner?

Look what's lurking in the toilet bowl!
Could Fabric Softener be damaging your clothes? Fabric conditioner (or softener) is designed to eliminate static electricty and make clothes softer to the touch. They also impart a fragrance. They work by leaving small amounts of chemicals on the surface of the garments. But do you actually need to use it? Is it worth the extra expense? Here are some of the arguments against using it: ...
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Will you have a ‘traditional’ Christmas?

Christmas turkey and all the trimmings
As the Christmas season approaches, you're probably busy buying presents and lots of food to enjoy over the festive period. But don't forget the cleaning! Here's our round up of top tips for 'showing out' and showing off during the party season and for dealing with the aftermath of all that rich greasy food with some good old fashioned 'Traditional' cleaning products. 1. The turkey tin and othe...
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Home made toilet ‘fizzies’

Toilet fizzies made from traditional cleaning products
Have you ever looked on the label on the packaging of most toilet cleaners - whether it be liquid cleaners or products that sit on the side of the rim and dose some product with each flush? You'll see that the vast majority say 'extremely harmful to aquatic life'. Traditional cleaning products are a practical and more environmentally friendly solution. You can use Soda Crystals and a toilet br...
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Cleaning with lemons vs white vinegar

Lemons and white vinegar as surface cleaners
Lemons have a lovely fresh scent and have many uses, including cleaning. Lemons are part of the 'citrus' family of fruits and naturally contain an acid called 'citric acid'. Mild acids are popular for cleaning, including dissolving limescale and cleaning dirty/greasy surfaces. Any acid will have some disinfectant properties, as bacteria do not thrive in an acidic environment. Many people, p...
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