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UPDATED: Where to buy our traditional cleaning & laundry products

Linda and Phil Peake of the Vintage Wash House, Skipton
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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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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NEW handy product reference guide

Ever wondered what's the best product to use for a particular cleaning or laundry task? Our new handy product reference guide is available to download as a pdf from the 'Downloads' section of our site. Although some tasks can be covered by more than one traditional product, sometimes one has the edge over another, so do visit the whole site. If in doubt, don't be afraid to ask. http://www.d...
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How to clean your washing machine

Almost one in five Brits never clean their washing machine, putting them at risk of bacteria such as E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus, a recent survey by Glotech repairs has found. The problem is compounded by liquid detergents and low temperature washes. Of course, low temperature washes are better for the environment as they use less energy. But more people are realising that it pays to care...
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Try some of our Traditional Products for free from Ocado

  Four of our most popular traditional cleaning & laundry products are now available from Ocado for Home delivery. The products include Soda Crystals, Liquid Soap Flakes, Bicarbonate of Soda and Citric Acid. Until the end of July, Ocado are offering a voucher code worth £15, so in essence, you could get all four products for free, so long as you spend £80. Simply add the p...
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The Many Uses of White Vinegar

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Dri-Pak’s White Vinegar is one of the most versatile and economical products you can have on hand. Come and discover some key ways to put that bottle to good use! There are different types of vinegar, but generally, White Vinegar is recommended for laundry and cleaning because it reduces the risk of staining fabrics and surfaces, plus it’s relatively cheap. So how does it work? This mildly ac...
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Get Ready For Your Next Grunge Match!

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  We move mountains of laundry each week and expect that our clothes are clean and fresh. However, a recent study by public health experts featured in the Daily Mail, found that laundry washed at 40 degrees Celsius has only 14 per cent fewer germs. Read the article here and see what others are saying. The study also found that one in four items of clothing washed at 40 degrees contain ...
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Wimbledon Whites!

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We can’t get enough of centre court action at the moment! If you’ve caught tennis fever and can’t wait to get out onto the courts to practice your backhand but your tennis whites are looking a little worse for wear, don’t worry our handy tips will have you back volleying like Murray in no time. Tennis Whites Keeping you whites whiter than white can be an ongoing battle, but luckily the f...
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