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  • The UK's most hated household chores

    Theresa May's comments about taking out the bins - apparently there are 'boy jobs' and 'girl jobs' - confirm how every one of us has a domestic chore we hate. And while May has a handy husband for this particular task,

  • Kitchen and bathroom cleaning hacks

    Cleaning the kitchen and bathroom has to be one of the hardest (and least popular) chores around the house - but with a little know-how you can make your home shine in no time. See also: Four surprising uses for kitchen sponges See also: Why

  • Five best cordless vacuum cleaners

    If normal vacuum cleaners are too heavy, a cordless model could be the answer. They don't come cheap - particularly if you want power and performance - so it's worth thinking carefully before you part with your cash. Here are five of

  • Seven ways to get rid of cooking smells in your home

    Few things smell better than a homecooked meal, but some foods - like fish and boiled eggs - don't always leave such a pleasant smell behind. If opening all the windows and doors doesn't do the trick, here are seven ways to combat

  • Mum is criticised for teaching her son that housework isn’t just for girls

    Which is why one woman wanted to shout about the fact that she was teaching her son to do household chores, so he’d realise early on that housework wasn’t just for women. Mum-of-two Nikkole Paulun from Michigan took to Facebook to share pictures of her six-year-old son, Lyle doing the washing, loading the dishwasher and cooking, alongside a lengthy caption explaining why it is so important to her that her son learns these important life skills. “I teach my son to cook & do household chores.

  • Nasty smell in the house? How to keep your home odour-free

    When the temperature gauge rises, so can nasty niffs! Whether it's your bin that's a bit pongy or your carpets that smell, here are seven tricks to deal with bad smells around the home. See also: Four surprising uses for kitchen

  • How to remove grass stains from your clothes

    Found a grass stain in your favourite shirt or dress? Don't panic, we've got the solution. All you need is toothpaste! Watch the video to see how it's done. See also: Four surprising uses for kitchen sponges See also: How to

  • Five best washing machines on the market

    Doing the household chores isn't much fun - but having a good washing machine with a decent drum capacity and spin speed can make all the difference. If you're looking to buy a new washing machine, here are five highly-rated models you

  • Five easy ways to leave your kitchen spotless

    Doing chores can be a bore but with a little know-how you can make your kitchen shine in no time. You don't have to use harsh cleaning chemicals - all you need is some salt and a lemon. See also: Four surprising uses for kitchen sponges

  • 5 best vacuum cleaners on the market

    Whether you want a vacuum cleaner that's great at picking up pet hair, quiet, light-weight, or just a robust all-rounder at a good price, it's worth doing your research. Read on for our guide to the best vacuum cleaners on the market...

  • How to clean your shower doors quickly and naturally

    Cleaning the bathroom has to be one of the hardest (and least popular) chores around the house - but with a little know-how you can make your shower shine in no time. See also: Why you're doing your household chores all wrong Soap scum and

  • Four surprising uses for kitchen sponges

    When it comes to household chores, little things can mean a lot. Even the most modest and inexpensive of household items – the kitchen sponge – can make your life easier. How? Here are four handy ways to get more from your