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Spring clean is swept under the carpet – as we’re too busy

The traditional spring clean is dead and buried – because we are simply too busy, a study has revealed. Researchers found instead of doing the once a year blitz on their home, Brits are now more likely to adopt a ‘Clean As You Go’ approach where they keep on top of their cleaning all year [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Two thirds of women tidy the house – after other half has already ‘cleaned’

Men only do ‘half a job’ when tackling household chores, the nation’s women revealed. Research, carried out among 2,000 females, found around two thirds regularly have to go round and clean or tidy up AFTER their husbands have already ‘done it’. The study also found around six in ten women wish their partner wouldn’t bother [...]


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£2.7 billion – the yearly cost of ruined clothes thanks to stains and washing mishaps

Brits wreck £2.7 billion worth of clothes every year – thanks to spills and washing mishaps, a new study has revealed. Researchers found that food and drink stains, rips and even washing them too much or on the wrong setting means millions have ended up binning some of their favourite clothes. Almost nine in ten [...]


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Britain’s to-do list- our stocked-up household chores

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The average busy Brit currently has 12 jobs which need doing around the house, new research revealed. A lack of time, forgetfulness and being daunted by the prospect of starting them are the main reasons that tasks such as cleaning the oven and scouring the bath are languishing on the ever-growing ‘to do’ list. Other [...]


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‘Pigsty’- two thirds say their home isn’t as clean as they’d like

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Millions of Brits reckon their home is a ‘pigsty’, solely because they are just too busy to clean, a study has revealed. Researchers have found that seven in ten Brits are unable to find the time to take care of everyday chores such as vacuuming, dusting and cleaning the bathroom. A massive 57% admitted they [...]


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Cleaning- 50 minutes a day, to be exact, for houseproud mums

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House proud women will spend the equivalent of two years of their lives cleaning the family home, a study has revealed. Day-to-day chores such as vacuuming and cleaning the bathrooms and toilets means busy women will spend 50 minutes making sure their home is spic and span every day. That’s more than 324 hours – [...]


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Plague-ground- 90% of surfaces touched during lunch-box prep can become contaminated

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Parents are sending their kids back to school with dangerous levels of contamination from food-borne bacteria, new research has warned. The cross-contamination study, conducted by the Global Hygiene Council, has found that up to 90% of surfaces touched during preparation of a simple meal, such as a child’s school lunch, can become infected with bacteria [...]


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Britain Loves Cleaning

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MORE than a third of women have admitted that they secretly like cleaning, a study has revealed. Although most would never tell their partners the majority admitted to getting excited when certain things needed doing around the house; they got a huge amount of satisfaction from making sure their home was spic and span. Women [...]


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