Can't face doing the chores? We have the solutions
The sun is shining and, let’s face it, there are many things you would rather be doing than tirelessly scrubbing the bathroom or kitchen. Sitting out in the garden and catching some rays, while sipping a long cool drink of your choice and chatting to your best friend or other half will be high on the list, we’re sure. Of course, no one wants to abandon ship altogether and let the dirt build up, but the good news is there are ways you can keep your home looking pristine with minimal effort. Here are some of our favourites…
This ingenous little motorised duster will help cut down your daily cleaning routine. Just click the
button and the duster head starts to spin, picking up dust in a fraction
of the time making the whole process feel almost effortless. Amazing! (£9.50, Amazon)
2. The vacuum robot
Let me introduce you to what will soon become a favourite home gadget – the i-Robot Roomba 650 Vacuum Cleaner (£379.95, John Lewis). Just push the button and let it do the hard work for you. Now, where’s the G&T?
3. The no-effort window cleaner
Window cleaning is not many people’s favourite task, but the chargeable Karcher WV2 Premium Window Vac (£60, B&Q) means you really don’t have to put your back into it and gives the kind of streak-free finish only professionals can achieve.
4. The remote-controlled mop
Turn cleaning into a game that everyone will enjoy with the RC Sugoi Mop (£26, Japan Trend Shop). It’s available for pre-order now.
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5. The hob protector
If you find cleaning your cooker a total bore, you might like these Magic Hob Liners (£8.99, Lakeland). They will protect your hob from the kind of dirt that’s impossible to remove and are easily cleaned in hot water.
6. The slippers that clean
Kids will love these Slipper Genie Microfiber Slippers (£26.07, Amazon) – as will you! Fun and brightly coloured, they will clean hard floors while they’re being worn – genius stuff.
7. The magnetic scrubber
Reach into even the most awkward-shaped glasses and vases with the Cuisipro Magnetic Spot Scrubber (£9.99, Amazon).