TeamTOMM’s Fave Bathroom Products

Splish Splash I was taking a bath … Earlier in the week, I asked the amazing crew over on TeamTOMM which bathroom cleaning products they thought were the bomb!

There were hundreds of comments, I have gone through them all and here are the most popular ones by far! So if you are looking for some new bathroom cleaning products to add to your armoury then check these out!

VIAKAL is by FAR the most recommended product to get rid of limescale, shine the taps and keep those shower doors sparkly.

Method cleaners areΒ  also up there (either the Eucalyptus and mint bathroom cleaner or any of the antibacterial sprays)

Flash Bathroom Spray is also a winner – TeamTOMM (and me to be fair) think the smell is lush!

The MAGIC ERASER sponge needs a mention because of its powers to get marks off the bath. Got annoying toy marks from where the kids have been playing in the bath? Get the magic eraser out!

Harpic Power PlusΒ for the loo – defo seems to be TeamTOMM’s fave!

Zolfora – For keeping the floors fresh!

And finally, Astonish Mould and Mildew/Dettol Mould and Mildew for … well the mould and Mildew 🀣

When Did You Last Wash Your Pillows?

As today is Clean Sheet Tuesday I thought it would be fitting to talk about pillows!

On TOMM bed sheets get washed weekly but what about pillows? When was the was the last time you washed your pillows?

Pillows need washing at least every six months (more regularly if you live in a hot climate) and the good news is that it is actually really easy to do!

Notes:

  • Most pillows can be washed in the washing machine, but be sure to check the washing label as not all can be!
  • If you have very delicate pillows it might be wise to wash them on the handwash cycle on your machine (as this will keep the spin cycle low)Β 
  • If you don’t have a handwash cycle then turn the spin speed down.Β 

Here’s How To Wash Your Pillows:

  • Make sure you follow the laundry care instructions to the letter!
  • I usually wash two pillows at a time and dry two at a time. Being careful not to overload your machine. But at the same time, you want it to be balanced.
  • When clean give them a really good thumping this will help them get back into their pillow like shape (this can be very good therapy if you are feeling a teensy bit stressed!)
  • Now place them in the tumble dryer on a low setting. (I bung in a couple of clean tennis balls to help reshape them). If you fancy being posh you can buy tumble dryer balls likeΒ these!

Et voila! Clean Pillows!

Top tip for replacing pillows: Obviously pillows don’t live forever so a top tip is to fold them in half and if they spring back into shape they still have some life left in them!

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Shark v Dyson: The Results!

THE MOST frequently asked question on the TeamTOMM Facebook Group is which is better the Shark or the Dyson?

So I asked Shark and Dyson to send me their machines so I could test them and answer the question once and for all (I never dreamed they would say yes!!)

Here is what I found! And BOY WAS IT INTENSE!
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Are Kids Sabotaging Your Cleaning?

I have three boys, they have all at one time or other (or all at the same if I’ve been unlucky) tried to sabotage my attempts to keep the house in order … here is how I cope.

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Bathrooms: Are you cleaning these?

Bathroom cleaning is a hot topic in TeamTOMM. I promise they aren’t as scary to clean as people think and if you make sure that you approach bathroom cleaning with a little and often mindset then you will always be on top of them!

But bathroom cleaning is a bit more than the loo and the sink, so I thought I would write a handy little list just as a reminder of the most forgotten areas of the bathroom when it comes to getting them looking all sparkly and shiz!

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