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Welcome to the Helpful Home blog. Here you will find news and updates about our services as well as top cleaning tips and much, much more!

Cleaning with children

‘Prepare the child for the path, not the path for the child.’ This quote started me thinking about cleaning and children.  Trying to tidy behind them is nearly impossible so I have come up with some tips to make it easier 1 – Get them to join in – make them part of...

Steamers, are they worth it?

Nothing beats a steamer for speeding things up and getting into the tricky bits on an end of tenancy clean.  We have a range of steamers that are constantly improving as karcher improves their features.  Our latest one is highly pressured, and you can refill it...

How to remove tea and coffee stains from sinks and cups

How to clean brown tea and coffee stains Tea and coffee often leave a lovely residue inside cups and inside sinks. To remove this brown residue you can use a number of products such as baking soda, cream cleaner or bar keepers friend. These products vary in how...

Why do we use doormats?

Why do we have door mats? Up to 85% of dirt and moisture coming into a home can be prevented using a door mat This reduces the amount of cleaning needed and protects the floors The door mat traps the dirt and moisture and retains it until it is washed or replaced. ...

How to defrost your freezer in ten minutes

To defrost your freezer quickly and easily use lots of cloths to absorb the water and a hair dryer.  Remove all the drawers that you can and layer the bottom of the freezer with cloths to absorb melting ice. Start from the bottom because heat rises so the warm air...

Hayfever – How to reduce the symptoms

Top Tips for Hayfever Sufferers Spring is a wonderful time of the year as everything brightens up around but it can cause so much suffering if have Hayfever.  Runny nose, itchy streaming eyes, dry throat and sneezing can be among the symptoms experienced by...