Does anybody really like to clean? Well, maybe the professionals do, after all, they’ve turned it into a business, but for millions of men and women, cleaning is a ghastly chore. But did you know that cleaning can be good for you?
It would seem that superbugs are not just a problem in hospitals but they are also to be found in a very unlikely setting: the London Underground. Seats, hand rails and walls of trains on the network were tested by researchers from the London Metropolitan University who discovered 121 types of bacteria and mould. More alarmingly, the scientists also identified nine of the world’s most dangerous superbugs and labelled the underground a “hotbed of bacteria”.
Let’s be honest, none of us like cleaning the kitchen. The thought of being up to our armpits in scrubbing brushes and bleach, doesn’t fill us with joy and all those adverts of people cleaning their kitchens with a big happy smile? It’s a lie. So here are a few tried and tested methods to keep a clean kitchen and hold onto your sanity at the same time.
We’d all like to live inside the pages of an interior design magazine. You know the ones, with the spotless white sofa, the coffee table with just one artfully placed objet d’art and a copy of Elle Decoration and the acres of polished oak flooring stretching on for ever without a half empty coffee mug or abandoned child’s toy anywhere in sight.