Category: Cleaning

Declutter and Clean 2018: Bedroom

The Declutter and Clean 2018 initiative has gone really well, in combination with some sale vacuuming. The wardrobe clearance was ruthless and the t-shirt drawer diminished by 90%. The unwanted clothes went to charity shops. Quite a few books were sold to  We Buy Books Bought a cream cellular cotton blanket from Chums and chucked out a cream cotton waffle…

TIP: Cleaning brass

    Cleaning brass is smelly and usually involves vinyl gloves, old t-shirts and Brasso. Duraglit makes just as much black muck and smells just as bad. My mother came back from the USA some years ago with a paperback about old-fashioned cleaning products. As a reluctant housewife, I left it in the bookshelves unread. My ‘Declutter and Clean 2018’…

Summer Cleaning

Yes, it should have been Spring, but better late than never, right ? Today was the turn of the cleaning cupboard itself. Should have taken before photos but it just looked too grungy, to me. It’s a really awkward corner cupboard and getting into the back of it involved sitting on a stool and sticking my entire upper body in…

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