How to clean carpet, wood, vinyl, tile and marble floors

Whether you’ve got hardwood, tile, stone or carpet, here’s how to make it sparkle, with help from our sponsor, Neato. Cleaning the floor: It certainly isn’t sexy, but like paying your taxesor visiting the dentist annually, it shouldn’t be avoided unless you like the idea of living with grime, dust bunnies or worse. But keep in mind that…

Tip to cut your laundry time in half

WHEN it comes to washing our clothes, many of us simply follow the directions on our boxes of detergent – but it turns out this isn’t always for the best. Australian cleaning guru Shannon Lush says it’s important to realise that more soap doesn’t mean your clothes will be cleaner. “That’s not how it works…

The cleaning product you shouldn’t be using

IF YOU thought using antibacterial wipes were keeping your home germ free, we’ve got some bad news. A scientist from Northumbria University in the UK has told The Telegraph that people are wasting their money buying antibacterial wipes and sprays, as common germs can grow back in next to no time. Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist,…