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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 As you may know, Liquid Soap is 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 leather, simply app...
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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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Your waterproof clothing may not be ‘green’, but how you care for it can be

Waterproof clothing
It seems ironic that people that are interested in getting close to nature in the outdoors are actually relying on waterproof clothing that may have used environmentally damaging chemicals in their production. Charities such as Greenpeace are concerned about the use of PFCs in the manufacture of outdoor gear. Here are details of the research, but it's not for the faint hearted.  For a more user-fr...
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Why gentle doesn’t mean weak.

A waterproof jacket after cleaning with Liquid Soap Flakes
Liquid Soap Flakes are really taking off in the UK now that word is spreading. It's not just older generations that were brought up on soap flakes in their younger days - a whole new audience is enjoying the benefits of a laundry liquid that is gentle enough to wash waterproof clothing without removing the protective layer or affecting the breathability. There's no need to waste money on expensive...
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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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Where have dry Soap Flakes gone?

You may well have noticed that the original dry soap flakes are no longer available on our website and are increasingly hard to find in stores. Dri-Pak was the last remaining manufacturer of Soap Flakes - including the Lux brand. The machine that 'flakes' the soap was made by Vickers and is now well over 100 years old. Not only has it reached the end of its service life, it is extremely ine...
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Ready Steady Snow!

    If you’re taking to the slopes for a skiing or snowboarding holiday this year, here are some tips on how to keep your gear fresh and gleaming. Did You Know?   Waterproof garments have a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) layer on the surface. Washing them with regular detergents can remove this layer which unfortunately, stops the garment from repelling water, leaving it ...
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Want to sell your home? Get cleaning!

New survey lists the top factors that could prevent your home from selling. A recent survey has found that after poor energy efficiency rating and out of date bathrooms/kitchens, the biggest factor that would put people off is a home that needs cleaning! The thing is, it's not just a question of giving the house a quick 'blitz' before someone comes round. Not only will your home smell of polis...
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Packaging and the environment

Liquid Soap Flakes
We are often asked about the packaging we use - with particular regard to Soda Crystals and Liquid Soap. Soda Crystals and the old 'dry' soap flakes used to be supplied in a cardboard box. Soda Crystals are actually a 'wet' product and the reason why they can go hard if they reach over 32oC. The water content would seep out of a cardboard box. Even when they were supplied in a cardboard box, ma...
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