The Top Cleaning Tasks We All Neglect and Avoid

7 Essential Cleaning Hacks for a Sparkling Home: Don't Neglect These Forgotten Tasks!

7 Essential Cleaning Hacks for a Sparkling Home: Don't Neglect These Forgotten Tasks!

Are you gearing up for your annual spring cleaning, a pre-Christmas clean down? Don't forget to include some essential cleaning hacks that are often neglected but can make a significant difference in the cleanliness of your home.

We've compiled a list of the top tasks that deserve more TLC and provided expert tips to tackle them effectively. Get ready to transform your home with these 7 cleaning hacks!

The Washing Machine Drawer: Easy Tips for a Fresh Laundry Experience

Is your washing machine drawer that houses your softener and powder starting to smell funky, this is often forgotten when it comes to cleaning. Here is how to clean it effortlessly, remove the drawer and soak in your favourite disinfectant and then wipe it down using your durable Marigold Wiper Upper All-Purpose Cloth. By regularly cleaning the washing machine drawer every month, you can prevent mildew and powder build-up, ensuring fresh laundry every wash.

Refresh Your Couch Cushions for Ultimate Comfort

Did you know you should wash your couch cushions at least every six months? To deep clean your couch and remove dirt, dust, and food residues, use a reliable vacuum cleaner or handheld hoover to remove all the crumbs, dust, and hair to achieve a spotless couch. For leather-effect cushions, try a damp Marigold Squeaky Clean Microfibre Cloth to wipe away grease and dust marks, ensuring a cosy and clean seating experience.

Dishwasher Care: The Secret to Keeping Your Dished Sparkling 

Your dishwasher needs some care too! Overtime, grime, and food can build-up and decrease your dishwasher’s power! Discover, these three quick tips to make your dishwasher shine. Remove the dish racks and clean them in hot soapy water using the Marigold Wiper Upper All-Purpose Cloth. Add a cup of white vinegar in the empty dishwasher and run a hot cycle to tackle remaining grime, food residues and any nasty smells. Finish off by sprinkling bicarbonate of soda on the bottom of your machine and run a short hot cycle for stain removal and a sparkling interior.

Dust-Free Spaces: The Door Frames and Skirting Boards

Dust can accumulate unnoticed on top of your door frames and skirting boards. With the Marigold Let It Shine! Microfibre Cloths, you will see how easily it is to remove dust and when wet they can even remove over 99% of bacteria*. These versatile thick high quality microfibre cloths can be used dry or damp for dusting to help leave your home shining in no time.

Small but Significant: Doorknobs and Light Switches

Often overlooked, doorknobs and light switches are touched day in and day out and are often breeding grounds for bacteria. In just five minutes of cleaning with a damp Marigold Let It Shine! Microfibre Cloth can make these high-contact areas shine while removing over 99% of bacteria with just water*, ensuring a healthier and more hygienic home. Remember these high-contact areas deserve attention too!

Dazzling Home Decor: Lamps and Accessories

Give your home decor the extra love it deserves. Wipe down vases, candles, and lamps with ease use the Marigold Squeaky Clean Microfibre Cloth. This cloth can be used wet or dry to remove grease and dust, adding a dazzling sparkle to your home accessories.

Crystal Clear TV and Remotes: Enhance Your Entertainment Experience

Ensure a crystal-clear view during your Netflix marathon by cleaning your TV and remotes. Use a dry Marigold Let It Shine! Microfibre Cloth to gently wipe and collect the dust from the screen without damaging it. For your remotes, remove the batteries and use the Marigold Let It Shine! Microfibre Cloths damp to eliminate 99% of bacteria with just a little water*. Now, you can enjoy your box set marathon with no distractions!

With these 7 essential cleaning hacks, you won't overlook any forgotten tasks during your next cleaning routine. From freshening up your laundry experience to creating a dust-free and bacteria-free environment, these tips will leave your home sparkling like never before. Share your favourite cleaning hacks with us on our socials, and happy cleaning!

*Wiper Upper Cloth antibacterial claim *This product contains antibacterial ingredient silver chloride to inhibit bacteria growth and avoid bad odours as tested for S.aureus at a 3rd party lab.

**Let It Shine! Cloth claim: *Removes E. coli & S. aureus from laminate countertops & ceramic tile as tested at a 3rd party lab.

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