- Microfibre cloths
Microfibre cloths are a cleaning essential! They are versatile,
reusable, and deliver fantastic cleaning results. You can use
microfibre cloths anywhere you would usually use a
or standard cleaning cloth.
They are useful for
- Dusting or polishing hard surfaces
- Removing streaks on glass and stainless steel
- Cleaning kitchen appliances
- Scrubbing bathrooms
- Mopping up spills
Remember to wash your microfibre cloths at least once a week or every
three times you use them. If you want tips on how to clean your
microfibre cloths, check out this guide by
- Multipurpose disinfectant
You can use a quality multipurpose disinfectant in multiple areas of
your home, thus reducing the number of products you need to keep your
For instance, the
Byotrol 4 in 1 formula has been specially formulated to kill 99.9% of known bacteria
and viruses and then deliver 24-hour protection, along with a
This innovative solution can be used on most hard surfaces and comes
in a convenient spray bottle.
- Lightweight hoover
Experts recommend hoovering carpets and hard surfaces at least once a
week to remove dust, dirt and other debris. You should do this more
often (2-3 times a week) if you have pets or suffer from allergies
Regular hoovering will improve the overall hygiene of your home, but
you need to make sure that you have the right tools to remove
allergens effectively. Choose a hoover that is powerful, lightweight,
and easily manoeuvrable.
Most modern hovers also come with several attachments to help you
reach hard-to-clean places like stairs, stairs, and soft furnishings.
- Long handle duster
Microfibre cloths are great for dusting surfaces, but you will need a
long-handled duster to clean hard-to-reach areas like ceilings, door
frames, and the tops of windows. Look for a duster with an extendable
handle and a microfibre head.
- Toilet cleaner
Did you know that the average toilet bowl contains
3.2 million bacteria per square inch?
Experts recommend thoroughly disinfecting your toilet at least once a
week to remove germs and bacteria.
You should clean your toilet using a tough bleach-based toilet cleaner
and a good toilet brush, such as one made from silicon. You can
remove stubborn stains from your toilet bowl
using common household items like baking soda and vinegar.
- Rubber gloves
Some cleaning solutions contain harsh chemicals that can cause skin
irritation and rashes. You should always wear rubber gloves to protect
your hands when using these products. This is especially true when
using strong cleaning chemicals such as bleach or oven cleaner.
Suggested reading: 3 Potential Health Risks of Using Cleaning Products
- Oven cleaner
Experts recommend giving the inside of your oven a deep clean every
three months, or when you notice the smell of burnt food or smoke
while you’re cooking.
Ovens are notoriously difficult to clean because grime often becomes
deeply ingrained in different parts of the oven. You need to keep on
top of your oven cleaning or grease and dirt can quickly build up and
affect your oven’s performance.
Purchase a good oven cleaner and make sure you remove and clean all of
the shelves and trays. You may want to leave oven shelves to soak in
hot water and soap overnight to get rid of tough grime and stains.
Check out this blog by Real Simple for tips on
how to clean an oven thoroughly.
- Cleaning sponges
Cleaning sponges are another cleaning essential with various
applications. Let’s look at three of the most popular cleaning sponges
and their uses:
Abrasive sponges: These sponges have a rough surface that is great
for removing food or debris from pans and hard surfaces.
Natural sponges: These sponges are extremely absorbent and perfect
for cleaning windows and mopping up large spills.
Cellulose sponges: These low-cost sponges are used for various
cleaning tasks including wiping down kitchen surfaces, washing
dishes, and cleaning bathroom appliances.
- Floor mop
You should be mopping high-traffic areas in your home (such as
hallways, kitchen, and bathrooms) at least once a week according to
the professionals. You can mop less frequently used areas of your home
every two weeks.
Microfibre mops are a good option because they use less water than
standard cotton mops and clean floors to a very high standard. They
are also lighter and more agile than traditional mop and bucket
You will also need to purchase a floor cleaner that is safe to use on
your type of flooring.
- Glass cleaner
A good glass cleaner will clean windows and glass surfaces without
leaving dreaded streaks. It will also do a good job of cleaning other
household surfaces, including granite, tile and mirrors.