If you have children, warm summer days probably mean frequent use of the paddling pool in the garden. Of course, that means digging it out of the shed, and wondering what state it will be in when you unfold it. The key to keeping your paddling pool usable is cleaning it completely before putting it away at the end of the season, and storing it properly. Cleaning a paddling pool I should start out by saying that if you empty the pool at the end of the day, every single time you use it, it
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Summer is definitely here now, and with it comes long, warm days, sports and other outdoor activities. If you have kids (even of the adult variety), summer also comes with stained clothing. Whether your children have come home happy from a day in the park with knees covered in green grass stains or your partner comes back from a weekend game of rugby with worse, someone needs to know how to make those clothes as good as new. Well, here’s how I do it. Grass Stains The green colour in
Found this rather lovely bathroom cleaning infographic today at Visualistan. Has anybody tried black tea on mirrors?!
Well, summer is finally here in earnest, so I went and unearthed the grill from the back of the garden shed at the weekend, ready for the barbecue season. Nothing is better than sausages and burgers on a breezy afternoon! Then I realised I’d put the barbecue away without cleaning it… so I had some work ahead of me. The good news is that a regular cleaning is fast and easy. Here’s what I try to do (when I remember): 1) Get your barbecue up to full heat with the lid closed. Leave it on