When you spend most days cleaning you learn all the little tricks of the trade and we want to share some of these tips with you so here are our top 5 unexpected tools that can really help make your life easier whilst improving your results.
We think that this is probably our favourite unusual tools and it they seem to get used particularly often also having good absorbing qualities, making it easy to apply cleaning products allows it to be used in many different scenarios. One great example would be when dipped in hard floor cleaner it’s great for cleaning silicone. Their size makes them useful for cleaning the dirt that builds up around the edges of windows and also getting into the corners of skirting board. Other uses include cleaning drains, cupboard corners, your TV remote or microwave.
Toothbrushes are very useful for removing grime from tough surfaces such as grout but also for getting in smaller areas such as vents and around the edge of taps. We have also found ourselves using toothbrushes for cleaning the seals on fridges and freezers. We advise that you have a number of toothbrushes to help avoid cross contamination and get creative with how you use them as this list could go on and on so we will just leave you with a few more suggestions to help get you thinking you could try it for cleaning Venetian blinds or even brushing dust of plants.
Again, toothpicks are another great multi-purpose they are great for any small gaps these could be found when cleaning your oven, around your sink or when cleaning gas hobs. This is a tool to remember because it could come in use for some otherwise difficult jobs.
The clue is in the name being designed for cleaning pipes but they also come into use around the house or office. They are particularly handy for getting behind and in between radiators as well as narrow vases and polishing the kitchen cupboard handles.
Lastly, the come, it’s useful although its use is largely restricted to textiles. We use it for tassels on rugs, throws and cushions.