Spring Cleaning Tips and Hacks

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Suddenly its Spring. How on earth are we almost into the fifth month of the year. I can’t quite believe it. I think we’re all in that Spring cleaning mode. There has been a shed load of decluttering going on over on Instagram lately from the likes of @actual_ar, she is the actual queen of decluttering. She’s currently into her fifth week of decluttering her inter home (shouldn’t have such a big house ay!). She has got me right in the groove to get sorted and to give our place the biggest deep clean. We’ll hopefully be moving soon so we want to leave this place as clean as possible. This got me in the mind set to share with you my cleaning tips, tricks and hacks. Including my favourite products too.

These two products below from Ace are brilliant. I’ve never had a spray bleach before but boy am I converted. This is great to spray high and around the edges of the shower where all the water and mould sit. I like to let it sit there for around 30 minutes, then have the shower on the most powerful setting to really harshly remove all the dirt and mould. Perfect so you don’t have to scrub and only need to put in around 2% of effort to complete this.

The multipurpose spray smells divine. The actual nozzle is my favourite bit of both these products, they spray out so well, cover a great amount of area and have that nice spray sound (hands up if you know what I mean).

You can also use these on stained clothes too, so two birds one stone, which also means more under sink space for other cleaning products (hurrah!).

This 18 In 1 natural pure soap from Dr. Bronner’s is something else. This isn’t just your normal multipurpose this is FULL ON multipurpose. Want to clean your floors? Yep! Want to wash your hair? Go ahead. This will clean absolutely anything you want. It’s made with pure angelic organic oils so zero harsh chemicals and nasties. Pure goodness. They sell a whole range of different natural scent but I’ve opted for the Green Tea one. It’s so natural that there is very very little bubbles (did you know bubbles were added in to soap?!).

What I’ve used this for mostly so far is congestion. I mix about 1tbsp into a bowl of steaming hot water, and breathe in all the wonderful natural mist. You can also mix this with water in your own spray bottle and clean any surface. I partially clean around Theodore’s cot and changing table with this since its so orgianic and I don’t have to worry about him somehow getting it on to his hands and into his mouth.

Zofolra Zoflora Zoflora. Need I say more? The holy grail of cleaning products. This will clean anything you want it too, and will make it smell great too. I have a whole range of different tips and tricks for Zoflora, but here’s my two favourites.

Soak your hoover filter and roller in warm water and Zoflora to give your carpets a fresh clean scent every time you hoover. I last did this before Theodore was born, and I can still smell it every time the house gets cleaned. It’s so dreamy, especially when you use the fresh linen scent on the carpets, they look and feel like brand new carpets.

Add a little bit of your favourite Zoflora scent to a cotton pad and stick it behind your radiators. When you have the heating on the heat will push that glorious smell right through your home. It’ll stick around so much longer than any defusers, candles and room sprays.

Here is some other Zoflora tips from other bloggers and friends of mine to help you get the best use possible:

“I put zoflora in my spray mop (the best invention ever!) and mix it with water when I am cleaning the laminate. It disinfects them and makes the house smell lovely!” – MumConventional

“Put some drops in to the bottom of the bin smells amazing when you open it” – Anklebiters Adventures

“Pop a capful into your fabric conditioner drawer of the washing machine! Gives the washing a longer lasting smell!!” – MayFlowerBlogs

“Make your own Zoflora wipes by pouring a few capfuls into a pack of unscented baby wipes” – Twinderelmo

“I put a few drops in the toilet cistern so smells great when it flushes!” The Mamma Fairy

 

What are your best Spring cleaning tips? Do you tend to find yourself doing more cleaning around this time of year?

16 Comments

  1. April 17, 2018 / 7:15 am

    I love a good spring clean, and I’m obsessed with Zoflora. I stocked up on the Christmas scent, so I’m still making my way through those.

  2. April 17, 2018 / 8:42 am

    Great tips! Thank you so much, I’ll bare these in mind! x

  3. April 17, 2018 / 10:27 am

    I have used Zoflora a few times, mainly in just spray bottles but I didn’t think to put it into my mop, I mainly use the method floor cleaner with it

  4. April 17, 2018 / 10:44 am

    I love that soap from Dr Bronners! I used to use it for washing make up brushes (back when I had time to clean the bloody things haha) xx

  5. April 17, 2018 / 7:33 pm

    I love Zoflora!! I haven’t seen any other sents other then the lavender!

  6. April 18, 2018 / 10:51 am

    I love Zaflora and love hearing about new cleaning products! I hadn’t heard of Ace before but will defo be checking it out as well and truing your Zaflora hoover tip!

    Ruth // http://www.ruth-writes.co.uk

  7. April 18, 2018 / 8:37 pm

    Admittedly I have never tried Zoflora but I neeeeeeed to pick it alllll up now! xx

  8. April 21, 2018 / 10:26 am

    All I’ve heard is great things about Zaflora! Reece is vegan so we use everything that is cruelty free/vegan friendly so I’ll be looking to see if I can use any of these around the house! x

  9. April 21, 2018 / 7:06 pm

    There is nothing better than a good spring clean!

  10. April 21, 2018 / 8:09 pm

    Such great tips! I really need to get my hands on the Dr. Bronner’s soap, I always hear such amazing things about it!! I don’t have any tips except for be ruthless! x

  11. April 23, 2018 / 12:56 pm

    yesss this is the best time of year for spring cleaning!! i looove it!

  12. April 27, 2018 / 7:13 pm

    That Dr Bonner’s seems to good to be true – I’ve never heard of it but I’m gonna give it a whirl.

    Loving the Zoflora tips too! X

  13. May 6, 2018 / 8:44 am

    Ahhhh cleaning posts literally excite way more than it probably should haha, great tips! Thanks girl x

  14. Rebecca Fisher
    May 7, 2018 / 7:42 pm

    I’m a Zoflora addict! I love the stuff!

  15. May 7, 2018 / 8:26 pm

    Zoflora is literally my favourite but the wipes trick I’ve never heard before! That has blown my mind I’m not gonna lie 😂 definitely going to be trying that one!!! Xx

  16. May 8, 2018 / 1:28 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing your tips! I will try and follow them this year and hope to be more organized this time.

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