• A naked cleaning company exists, FYI
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    Alice Sholl

    A naked cleaning company exists, FYI

    Its workers will clean your house totally naked for a pretty reasonable price.

  • Buying free time (not material stuff) is the key to happiness
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    Alice Sholl

    Buying free time (not material stuff) is the key to happiness

    Perhaps last night's Deliveroo wasn't such a bad financial call after all.

  • The only hack you'll ever need to get sand off your feet
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    Alice Sholl

    The only hack you'll ever need to get sand off your feet

    Never get sand all over the car again.

  • Your bedsheets and 11 other things you should be washing more often (especially if you don't want to get ill!)
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    Your bedsheets and 11 other things you should be washing more often (especially if you don't want to get ill!)

    When it comes to washing things like our bedsheets, we have all the good intentions. But somehow, the Stranger Things box set, seems to get in the way, and before you know it, changing the bed has slipped right to the bottom of the to-do list. Oops. But could our cleanliness (or lack of) be having a knock on effect of our health? According to some studies it could because not keeping on top of our bed sheet laundry means we’re creating a breeding ground for harmful microbes that can totally make us ill. Philip Tierno, from New York University, told  Business Insider  that we need to be washing our sheets every week if we want to avoid some seriously icky effects on our health. According to the microbiologist, microscopic life can build up over time within our bed clothes and, eventually, make people sick. In fact, just two weeks of, er, build-up is enough to leave you with a scratchy throat, especially if you suffer with allergies. In other gross news of the day, your unwashed bedding could also be making you sneeze and sniffle more as the microbes are near your face, meaning you’re likely to breathe them in. Bleugh! And your bed sheets aren’t the only household item we should be washing more often than we do. We spoke to cleaning experts  Helpling.co.uk , the UK’s leading online platform for booking a cleaner, to reveal some everyday items you need to be washing right now. Like, now, now! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: The 7 sleep mistakes you don’t know you’re making How to chop an onion without crying Have we been storing tomatoes all wrong?

  • ‘I Went 200 Days Without Buying Anything New. Here’s How You Can Do It, Too’
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    Christine Erickson

    ‘I Went 200 Days Without Buying Anything New. Here’s How You Can Do It, Too’

    I decided to downsize my possessions and only buy secondhand items, or borrow, for 200 days. Online classifieds are a much higher possibility.