Steam mop ads seem to be on a loop on daytime TV, but does the reality match the hype?
18 Oct 2012 |
We review 13 steam mops, priced from $49 to $299, including models from Karcher, Hoover and Kenwood.
Removing mould in your home is more than a surface issue.
6 Aug 2012 |
Reducing moisture, not expensive mould removal products, is the key to preventing household mould.
The best steam mops are good at cleaning stubborn grime, but can cost a few hundred dollars.
16 Dec 2010 |
Steam mops can be a good option if you’re looking for a chemical free way to clean your floors. But some are no better at cleaning than an ordinary mop and bucket.
Keep your regular household cleaning simple and green with a microfibre cloth and a spray of water.
11 Dec 2009 |
Microfibre cloths minimise the need for chemical cleaners, so they're good for the environment and the hip pocket.
Our home testers tried out seven popular bathroom cleaners. Which did they prefer?
4 Mar 2008 |
We trialed seven widely available commercial bathroom cleaners that claim to remove and/or prevent mould and soap scum buildup.
A good carpet cleaner should get you out of trouble ... unless you live with a budding Pro Hart.
25 Sep 2007 |
We put the carpet spot cleaners to the test on two different types of cream-coloured carpet: nylon cut pile and wool sisal.
Don't let just anyone loose on your carpets.
10 Apr 2007 |
While you're more likely to wait until your carpets are covered in muddy paw prints before hiring a carpet cleaner, having your carpets cleaned at least once a year should prolong their life.
Is microfibre cleaning the way forward?
9 Mar 2005 |
Microfibre mitts are made of minute synthetic fibres that trap dirt, dust, grease and moisture from surfaces, and are claimed to save time and money.