Category Archives: Home Care Tips

Some home care tips that I’ve found useful. Mostly learned from experience.

Organic Cleaning Products

I may sound like a Woolworths fan boy, but I’m only using their products as an example in this article because we actually use them (and love them) in our house. I try not to write about things I can’t personally vouch for.

Woolworths has a range of organic cleaning products (which it looks like they’ve named “earth friendly“) that has a couple of benefits.

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Quick Tumble Dryer Tip

Tumble dryers are great little time savers because as a general rule (in our house) whatever goes in the tumble dryer doesn’t need to be ironed if it does not get worn in public.

This means that pyjamas, underwear, sheets, blankets, socks, etc. do not need to be ironed.

Why would they need to be ironed anyway?
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Cleaning the Shower Floor

Here’s a quick tip for all those people who’s shower floors have marks on them that don’t seem to come off with standard cleaning.

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Simply Amazing Home Remedies

Ok, time for a little humour for Friday.

Enjoy the jokes…

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Household Services Maid Service Sucks

This is another “get the frustration off my chest” type of article. It’s similar to my Coricraft articles in that this doesn’t benefit you, the reader, unless you were planning on using the company and wanted to know my experience with them.

Household Services Review

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Defy Dishwasher is stuck on Rinse

Do you ever find that your Defy Dishwasher doesn’t wash?

What happens is that after doing a rinse cycle, (you ARE doing a rinse cycle first, right?), I put the dishwasher dial onto the Wash Cycle option, but it just does a rinse again.

This can be REALLY irritating, and very possibly only happens to me.

But I’ve FINALLY “cracked the code” that ensures that my dishwasher washes when i want it to.

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7 easiest money and energy saving tips at home

Here are a few of the most common sense, and therefore, easiest to follow ways to save energy and therefore save electricity around the home. Of course, energy costs money, so if you’re saving energy, you’re saving money, right?

So, let’s all be kind to mother nature and save money while we do it…
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Remove price tags from glass

Here’s another nice tip that works well for us.

I’m sure you’ve bought vases or plates etc. and when you get home you struggle to wash off the sticky price tags from the bottom. And, even if you manage to take them off, you sometimes end up with a dirty, stubborn gray sticky bit left.
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Cleaning your wooden dining room table

Carrying on from the “Cleaning Leather Couches” article, I thought I would share how we clean our wooden table. It’s a dark wood table and needs extra care regarding scratches.

As with the leather care, cleaning the table is a similar 2 step process:
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Cleaning Leather Couches

I get a few visitors wondering how we look after our leather couches, so I thought I’d share it here. It’s quick and easy, and it works for us.

Cleaning leather couches is a 2 step process for us:
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