The Kitchen Cleaning Secrets of Vinegar

Vinegar – such a humble, simple little acidic substance that has had a huge resurgence as a miracle solution in recent years, with everything from medical to agricultural usage benefiting from a little vinegar.

The acid in vinegar (only about 5% of the actual product) has almost magical qualities that are able to dissolve and kill a range of nasties, from mould to bacteria, germs and grease. So today we are placing a spotlight on how to use this great natural cleaning dynamo in the kitchen.

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How to Clean a Dishwasher

If your dishwasher has been developing an unpleasant smell or if doesn’t seem to be cleaning as effectively any more, it might benefit from a clean of its own!

Even though you may use it twice a day and think it gets cleaned in the process, it could be harbouring mould, mildew or grease from old food not rinsed completely, which means it won’t be cleaning your dishes as well or could even be making you ill.

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How to Clean Carpet Stains: A Comprehensive Guide

Let’s face it, carpet feels great underfoot but can be the most difficult of all home surfaces to keep clean.

Which is why we have put together an exhaustive list of how to clean many types of carpet stains.

The best tip of course is speedy action on the spill, splatter or stain. If you always keep a bottle of soda water in your cupboard, this is your first port of call for many accidents, as the bubbles will work in your favour to help to lift fresh spills straight away. At the end, pat dry with paper towel to avoid water marks.

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