Study Proves Dust Is Making You Fat!

It doesn’t look like sugar, and I’m pretty darn sure it doesn’t taste like sugar . . . but the tests were done and the data is in—dust is the new fat maker.

And here you thought it was a poor diet and lack of exercise causing your expanding waist line. Well according to new research out of Duke University in the United States of America, this new kid on the block could actually pack a punch.

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What is a Strip Mop?

The mop has been around since the 1400s, possibly even longer, but it’s come a long way in recent years. There are now so many varieties that a person could actually be forgiven for not knowing what to clean their floor with!

Should you use: a dust mop, a flat mop, a sponge mop, a strip mop, a steam mop, or just your good old-fashioned string mop? Even then, do you use cut ends or looped ends? 100% cotton, poly-cotton blended, rayon-blended, or microfibre twisted? (more…)

Tips for Mopping Timber Floors

Naturally beautiful to look at and great for those with allergies, timber is an increasingly popular flooring choice. But timber comes with its own set of cleaning quirks, so a little special care can go a long way towards keeping your floors looking top notch for longer.

When it comes to wood, too much and too hot water is a no-no and can ruin your floors! Excessive wet patches can stain timber flooring and can even result in expanded and warped boards. The correct mop and mopping technique will prolong the life and beauty of your wooden floors, protecting your investment and even your flooring warranty. (more…)

Ah-Choo! Allergy Friendly Cleaning Guide

It’s a common scene – the weather changes from summer to autumn or from winter to spring and cue the allergies! The huffing, puffing, sneezing and wheezing that come with hayfever or asthma are often the soundtrack to this time of the year. (more…)