Clove Oil has lots of amazing benefits and useful properties for cleaning

Clove Oil – The Magic Solution to Cleaning
Clove oil has lots of amazing benefits and useful properties for cleaning. For all the types of cleaning, end of lease cleaning can be one of the hardest especially if you need to remove mould from your bathroom ceiling. Most people don’t realise that bleach only lightens the pigmentation of mould and doesn’t kill it. You can quite easily make up your own mould cleaning solution by doing the following:

Dilute ¼ teaspoon of oil of cloves with one litre of water. Put it into a spray bottle for easy use.
Most people spray the affected area and wait 24hours before washing off. For cleaning the bathroom ceiling which is generally the most affected areas to clean during an end of lease clean, spray the roof of the bathroom and leave overnight. Then grab yourself a sponge mop and a clean bucket of water. I usually use a bit of sugar soap in the bucket of water then dip the mop, wring it out and wipe the affected areas and continue to wash and rinse the mop as you go. The good thing about this method with the sponge mop is the sponge wont damage the paint on the ceiling.

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Real estate agents and landlord can sometimes come down hard on tenants if they do routine inspections and see mould growing on the ceiling of your bathroom. Most tenants unfortunately leave this problem for far too long as rely on end of lease cleaners to kill the mould during the end of lease cleaning process. This is not recommended as this is not only bad for your health but not good in the eyes of the managing agent.

You can buy clove oil at most places that sell natural essences. Most people purchase their clove oil from essential oils and incense shops. It’s relatively cheap considering its powerful cleaning properties.
Remember, the above method is the best solution without having to use toxic chemicals when end of lease cleaning. You may want to head down the eco friendly path for a number of reasons. Bleach may cause headaches and that is generally the first chemical which most people reach for in order to get rid of their mould problem but like I said, this doesn’t kill the mould.

Can homemade cleaning products save you money when end of lease cleaning?

home made cleaning productsBefore all the hype and marketing of cleaning products was around there was the good old fashion home cleaning products. You know the homemade cleaning products our grandparents and great grandparents used. Most companies have started referring back to these homemade whiz products as for one they are cheap and secondly non-toxic.

With so many chemicals on the market these days it’s no wonder why every second person is getting sick. It’s in our foods more than ever and of course it’s in our cleaning products. Who really know what all these chemicals are doing to our bodies. You can still get good if not better results from using homemade cleaning products according to cleaning services Melbourne. With so many recipes on-line these days you be mad not give it a try. More often than not, you’re going to find that most of the products are sitting somewhere in your pantry cupboard anyway.

A friend of mine puts vinegar in his dishwasher to give the dishwasher a flush every week or so. He swears by it and or course it’s the non-toxic solution. Heck, vinegar’s been around for a long time and I still know people who mop their floors with it.

Toothpaste has lots of really good uses including cleaning walls. You can use toothpaste on a damp cloth to remove finger marks, crayon and scuff marks. I know it sounds crazy using toothpaste but there are so many products that you’ll find in your own home that can be used for cleaning. You can even use it on carpets to remove most stains. A lot of cleaning services in Melbourne opting for the more Eco friendly way of cleaning as it’s cheap and doesn’t harm the environment.

Use the same method discussed above and grab yourself a damp cloth and work the toothpaste into the carpet stain. You’ll be very surprised how well this works. Just be mindful that sometimes it can make the spot where you’ve been cleaning seem a lot cleaner than the rest of the carpet so having the carpets steam cleaned afterwards or at least on a regular basis will help. If you’re carpet cleaning I would suggest using a professional carpet cleaning company as you don’t want to damage the carpets.

You can clean silverware with toothpaste also. Use either a light scouring pad or cloth and work the toothpaste into your silverware. Once you’re done, give it a rinse and polish clean with a microfiber cloth. I’m sure you know a few good hints and tips passed down from your family so give them a try.

Removing glue from items

With all the different types of glues on the market first and foremost I would recommend contacting the manufacturer to see what they would recommend on ‘how to remove’ their type of glue and recommendations on stain removal.

If you’ve got glue on your sofa you will first want to scrape of the excess glue using either a plastic scraper or even a butter knife. You can then use a sponge and some dish-washing liquid and start working yRemoving glueour way into the stain in a circular motion. Have a cloth handy so you can wipe away any excess foam or soap and repeat the process.

Try and get to the glue before it hardens as the sooner you can scrape it off and start the cleaning process the easier it will be in the long run. Agents can come down on your hard if you leave sofas or upholstery stained at the end of your lease so the quicker you fix the problem the better. If you haven’t got to it soon enough, you’ll have to call a carpet cleaning company

With carpets you follow the same methods as above to an extent. Scrape off any excess glue, sponge some dish washing liquid and foam up the area. Dab a cloth to remove as much of the detergent as possible and repeat until the stain looks like it’s gone. Most companies recommend using a little bit of ammonia with a couple of cups of water and sponge for stubborn stains. Sponge water on the area (to rinse) and blot dry with a cloth or towel.

With clothes you can spray with a reputable stain remover and wash in the washing machine on the hottest possible setting. This should remove the stain and glue. If the glue has gone hard as you failed to get to it on time you can always rub some hand cleaner or petroleum jelly into the stain then place either a hot towel or paper towels soaked in hot/warm water on top of the stain and leave for an hour or two. This should soften the glue making it easier for you to repeat the processes above. Good luck!