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Selecting the right Scrubber Dryer can be a confusing choice with a long list of options.

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Selecting the right Scrubber Dryer can be a confusing choice with a long list of options. To make things easier here's five factors to consider when selecting a compact battery…

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Mary Berry is releasing a book revealing her own household secrets including top secret method of cleaning the loo

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Mary Berry is reportedly expanding her domestic wizardry out of the kitchen and into the bathroom with a brand new book on making your loo sparkle. Off the back of her popular cookery books, Mary's Household Tips and…

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Storm Stella is causing chaos in the United States and now heading towards Britain

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

A freezing blizzard that battered the north east of the United States on Tuesday is heading for the UK. Britain's calm spring weather is set to come to a wet and windy halt this weekend when the tail end of Storm Stella strikes. Swathes of the country are on alert for heavy rain, strong gusts and even snow as temperatures plummet. The violent storm, which has triggered a state of emergency in parts of the US, is about to make a U-turn towards the UK. Although it will have weakened on its track across the Atlantic it will bring wind and rain to most parts, experts warn. In America the storm brought thousands of flights grinding to a halt and…

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Woman fined £860 for failing to clean up dog mess in her back garden

Monday, March 13th, 2017

A woman has been fined for leaving dog poo in her back garden. Ria Parks, 34, left piles of faeces in the back yard without cleaning them up. She had previously been issued a community protection notice for not clearing up the mess in her back garden in Normacot, Stoke-on-Trent. As a result she was ordered to pay £860 in fines and court costs for the dog mess and a separate offence of leaving her bin out for collection on the wrong day. Prosecutor Kirsty Messenger said: 'The local authority has a duty of care to protect people from anti-social behaviour. 'An environmental officer was on patrol in Argyll…

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The window cleaner who fell from a skyscraper and lived

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Only half of the people who fall three storeys survive. From 10 storeys almost no-one does. This is the tale of a window cleaner who survived a 47-floor fall from the roof of a New York skyscraper. "I loved to see the windows really clean," Alcides Moreno says. "I liked the water and the soap, how you press the squeegee. "We would start at the top and clean all the way to the bottom, I loved it." Moreno and his younger brother Edgar set out to clean the windows of the 47-floor luxury Solow Tower building in Manhattan's Upper East side on the morning of 7 December 2007. They took the lift up to the top and walked out on to…

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Huge rat filmed running rings around KFC staff who stamp on it after it leaps into diner's lap

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

WARNING: DISTRESSING FOOTAGE The rodent caused a commotion at a branch of the fast-food chain in Reading after leaping into a customer's lap as she ate her foods A huge rat has been filmed scurrying around a KFC restaurant, running rings around staff as they desperately try to catch it. The rodent caused a commotion at a branch of the fast-food chain in Reading after leaping into a customer's lap as she ate her food. The critter eventually met its demise when an employee appeared to stamp on it. KFC shut down the restaurant after footage…

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Window cleaner has unexpected encounter with Kylie Minogue

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

As George Formby once observed, window-cleaning can be an interesting job on occasions. This Sydney-based window cleaner had an unusually glitzy day at work yesterday when he spotted Kylie Minogue on the other side of the glass. He and the pop star seized the opportunity for an ad hoc photo session - which Kylie then shared with her fans via Snapchat and Twitter: Kylie was in town for the launch of her Specsavers range of glasses,…

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Colchester man hopes to smash window cleaning world record

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

The world's fastest window cleaner will face a challenge from a Colchester businessman at a competition in London later this month. Michael Moore, the owner of MKM Cleaning Solutions on Defore Crescent, Colchester, has signed up to challenge Guinness World record holder of 20 years, Terry 'Turbo' Burrows. Michael said: ""Terry is a legend in the world of window cleaning and his record has stood for over 20 years. "However, I've got technique and skill and I'm looking forward to challenging for Terry's record and seeing how quick I really am. It would be amazing to be the world record holder. I'd be proud to bring the title back to Colchester." Terry, of Romford, Essex, has set the record…

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Icon cleaner: The man who brushes down famous monuments from Mount Rushmore to the London Eye

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

It was after he had scrubbed George Washington's face clean that Thorsten Möwes had one of the most memorable moments of his career. "The superintendent of Mount Rushmore, Gerard Baker - a…

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Major clean up after Storm Doris wreaks havoc across the UK

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

STORM DORIS HAS passed over the UK and work is underway to repair the damage inflicted by winds that touched 140 km/h. The storm reached its greatest intensity over Ireland towards the latter part of early this morning and at one point 56,000 people were without electricity however power has now been restored to about 20,000 of…

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Dust-up over an unpaid £250 cleaning bill... at Jamie Oliver's lavish Grade II-listed £10million mansion

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Jamie Oliver is at the centre of an increasingly bitter row over just £250 involving his lavish £10 million mansion. The spat revolves around an unpaid cleaning bill at the property - and appeared last night to be heading to court. It began when specialist commercial cleaner Elena Stiglits was hired at short notice…

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Two cleaners blast £20million Manchester United ace Phil Jones after he sacks them before Christmas

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

The cleaners 'sacked' by Man United's £20million star Phil Jones after 'asking him for £300 petrol money to help him move home Manchester United centre-half Phil Jones has been blasted by his former cleaners who claim the £20million player sacked them because they asked him for petrol money to help him move…

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The incredibly cheap and unusual cleaning hacks that'll save time and money

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

The onion BBQ cleaner  BBQs are always hard to clean but we love having them in the summer. To save time and energy, cut an onion in half and use it to clean the grate. It might even add some flavour for the next time you throw a BBQ. Vodka to clean mattresses  Vodka is great for cleaning mattresses, according to the professionals. They say…

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How clean is YOUR hotel room? Potentially dangerous levels of bacteria found in UK hotels

Friday, February 17th, 2017

BBC One's Rip Off Britain: Holidays programme tested five hotel rooms in the UK, from budget options to high-end luxury, to see how much bacteria was in each one. The investigation found a shocking amount of bacteria in the three-star, four-star and five-star hotels - with the five-star being the dirtiest of the lot. Testing six different areas in each room, the team found that on three of these in the five-star - the light switch, remote control and blanket bed cover - there was so much bacteria that it was impossible to count it all…

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