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Painting Pitfalls

Every husband loves doing a bit of DIY, but for every new shelf, bench or paintjob there could be a few spills along the way that could ruin…

Beyond Retro

Vintage, thrift, second-hand, retro, upcycling - whatever you call it, wearing older clothing is affordable, eco-friendly, and stylish. Howe…

Slippery Business

From motor oil to olive oil, stains of this variety can remain on your clothing for some time unless you take action. Even the more esoteric…

Forming a Habit

Whatever the time of year, there's never a better time to start something new than today. When it comes to exercise, your body will thank yo…

Carpet Stain Guide

The Benefits of Carpets and Rugs

Every country has its own ways of decorating its floors. In hotter countries you're more likely to find more tile or hardwood floors, but as…

How To Remove Grease Stains

Grease stains are stains that can have some lastingness to them. Without proper care and a good stain removal technique, a greasy spot can c…

Pasta

Pasta, the staple food of Italian cuisine  and various household tables around the world. The history of pasta is thought to be 1154, in Sic…

Handbag Care

Have you ever had a spill, or something stain the inside of your handbag? If your answer is along the lines of 'OMG Yes!', then look no furt…

Types of Denim

Denim, especially jeans, can come in many shapes, sizes, but also types. For fashionistas this may not be so much of a surprise, but by tryi…

A Matter of Time

Finding out that your clothes or fabrics have been on the receiving end of a stain rarely happens at the moment of impact. Many stains are o…

How to keep your white collars white

Most people think fashion needs to be complicated, that you need to look like you've made an effort, but the most enduring styles are the si…

Enjoy some serious rugby at the 7s this summer

The J.P. Morgan Premiership Rugby 7s kicks off on Friday 13th July at Twickenham. 7s rugby has all of the thrills you'd expect of a normal g…

Carpet Stain Guide

Top ten hard-to-remove carpet stains

A daily newspaper has published a list of the top ten carpet stains that professional carpet cleaning companies have found hardest to shift …

Join Britain's Greatest Clean Up today

Vanish, Dettol, Finish and Cilit Bang have launched a huge competition for one lucky winner to receive the services of a cleaner for free fo…

Holidays – Packing Without The Pressure

Visiting new places, seeing new sights and experiencing new food - in your own country or abroad - is exciting and the great thing about tra…

Can wearing white lift your mood?

Wearing white not only keeps you cool by reflecting sunlight but it also lifts your mood. Colour (or shade) is a powerful psychological trig…

5 top tips for removing stains when you're out and about

2-4-1 entry into Sea Life Centres this summer – brought to you by Vanish

As the summer holidays approach, parents will be looking at the options for fun-filled days out to keep the kids entertained. Household favo…

Keep fit while you work – how to make the most of a hard day at the desk

With only a couple of weeks until the Olympics kick off, lots of people are thinking about getting back into the gym themselves, or taking u…

10 top tips for hosting a great dinner party

It looks like we won't be able to rely on the weather for perfect BBQs quite yet so here are ten top tips to help you throw an unforgettable…

Grab Some Amazing Perks with Britain’s Greatest

Britain's Greatest is a new venture from the name behind some of Britain's most trusted brands: Vanish, Dettol, Durex and more. This amazing…

Tips for Surviving the Summer When the Kids are off School

It's very easy for the little ones to get bored during the summer holidays. We all know how it goes; you have too much to do, and kids don't…

Looking Forward to Euro 2012

As what is being heralded as the best Premier League season ever draws to a close, we look forward to a scintillating summer of football ahe…

Is Your Baby Britain’s Greatest?

Parents are always telling their friends how cute their babies are, and we've all had to sit through hundreds of baby pictures from every an…