Aussie mums reveal all the uses for an old-school cleaning product

Maybe it's time to bring Mr Sheen back into your cleaning arsenal.

Everyone has childhood memories of their mum using Mr Sheen. With its distinctive smell and reputation for making wood floors slippery-clean, up until recently, it was a staple of the cabinet under the kitchen sink.

Mr Sheen fell out of favour as newer and more tailored products, such as Pledge, came to market. But Aussie mums on the Mums Who Clean Facebook page have revealed that they still love classic Mr Sheen, and have found a variety of surprising uses for it. 

Image: Facebook/Mums Who Clean

A member posted a photo of an old can of Mr Sheen that she had discovered in her cupboard and asked the group if "anyone still use[s] Mr Sheen", and, if so, to share their "hacks".

And, boy, did the mums deliver. From floors to fridges, there's no end to Mr Sheen's utility.

"I have used it for years. My kids always said I’m addicted to it. Absolutely FANTASTIC for stone bench tops, porcelain sinks, mirrors and your fridge... just be careful you don’t get it on your floor as it is very slippery," revealed one group member.

Another agreed; "I use it on the stainless steel fridge and dishwasher."

"Spray it on your broom and it stops the dust flying around in wooden floors," suggest a third Mr Sheen fan.



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A fourth commenter recommended it for shower screens: "Great to use on a clean glass shower screen. Just try to avoid getting on the base very slippery."

Many also suggest using Mr Sheen to clean your car, as it provides a nice shine and a waterproof coat.

"Polish the car with it after washing, rain just beads off. Amazing stuff," One person recommended.

Another wrote: "Love it for the inside of my car!"

Lead image: Mums Who Clean/getty

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