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The real reason why decluttering is so exhausting
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The real reason why decluttering is so exhausting

While writer Mel Hearse doesn’t fit the typical profile of a hoarder, her recent foray into decluttering had her asking some deep questions.

Easy, chemical-free ways to get your shower sparkling clean

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Forget harsh cleaners and potent sprays, these simple ingredients from your pantry will make cleaning your shower simple and fuss-free.

7 essential rules for being the perfect house guest

3 minute read

Are you gearing up to be a house guest? Discover the do's and don'ts of staying with family or friends in their home, as well as easy ways to be the perfect company.

5 things you need to clean before Christmas

3 minute read

Christmas is almost here, so apart from trimming the tree and making a list and checking it twice, it's also time to dust off the old cleaning gloves to prepare your home for the festive season.

The cleaning mistakes you’re making in your bedroom

3 minute read

Here are five common cleaning mistakes you’re probably making in your bedroom.

The cleaning mistakes you’re making in your kitchen

3 minute read

Here are five common kitchen cleaning mistakes you’re probably making right now (and how to fix them)

How do I care for my winter woollies in spring?

3 minute read

As the spring weather heats up, it’s time for us to put away our coats, scarves, jumpers and boots and blankets once and for all. But how do you know if you’re doing it right?

Does your mattress affect your health?

3 minute read

How much difference does the perfect mattress make and how can we take care of it?

How to prepare your home for guests in under 30 minutes

2 minute read

Caught off guard by imminent house guests arriving at your door? Don't stress. Here's how you can get your place clean, tidy and stylish in just half-an-hour or less.

The 5 cleaning mistakes you're making in your bathroom

3 minute read

Could you be guilty of committing these common bathroom cleaning crimes?

The one thing you should clean – but aren’t

3 minute read

It’s a given that wiping down surfaces, vacuuming and giving the bathroom a good scrub are all part and parcel of a good home clean.