Top Tips For A Clean Lounge Room

With all the constant activity in the one room, your lounge room needs a lot of attention when it comes to cleaning!

Whether you live in a house, apartment or duplex, this is the place you sit with your family and friends, talking, eating, watching TV, working and sometimes sleeping!

Here are 5 simple but effective tips from our friends at Viva Cleaning  for cleaning your living area:

1)      Dampen a paper towel with eucalyptus oil and dust off bedroom furniture, shining, disinfecting and helping to keep sinuses clear during the cold and flu season
 

2)      Try using eucalyptus oil in boiled water to mop floors. It lifts dirt and grease, and leaves the house smelling great
 

3)      Mix one part olive oil with one part lemon juice to polish wood.
 

4)      Soak a cotton ball with lavender oil and pop it in your vacuum bag. It will leave your home smelling fresh when you vacuum.
 

5)      Tip icy cold water on red wine spills on carpet – this will bring the stain to the surface and you can then soak it up with a VIVA Paper Towel.

For more cleaning tips and tricks, make sure you visit: www.viva-cleaning.com.au

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Posted by Michelle1063Report
Eucalyptus oil for the floors definately leaves the floor looking great and what a wonderful refreshing smell
Posted by NicaelaReport
I love the idea of the cotton ball in the vacuum bag for a fresh smelling home, do you think you can do this with other scents? I am not the biggest fan of lavender. :)
Posted by PerkyReport
Can you use the eucalyptus oil and boiling water on laminate floors??, I usually just use white vinegar
Posted by PerkyReport
Yes please on the leather lounge,, mine is terrible where my husband sleeps on it, I have tried everything and all I have achieved is removing the colour
Posted by Valerie124Report
What's the best way to clean a leather lounge that really needs some work?
Posted by Glenys48Report
Help!! I have hairspray build-up on the headrest of my leather lounge I have tried vinegar and bi-carb to no avail, in fact it has taken out the colour. Does anyone have a well known remedy that can remove this build-up quickly??
Posted by chicaroonieReport
I mopped my kitchen and bathroom floors with eucalyptus oil and boiling water and it worked fantastically. I love anything natural so this is another goodie for me to share. So cheap and the smell was fresh and lovely. well done.