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​How to clean a mattress

How to clean a mattress Dirty mattress? Unpleasant stains? Well we have put together this guide on how to clean a mattress and remove any fresh or dried in stains. Why would you want to clean your mattress? Your mattress is the perfect habitat for bacteria and viruses to breed. Because of how warm your mattress gets your bed can become a hazard [...]

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​How to keep spiders out of your home

Scared of spiders? Fear no more! Here at Home and About we have found the best ways to keep spiders out of your home. In the UK around 86% of people are afraid of spiders, the most common spider to be found in the British home is a house Spider. House Spiders come into the home usually in September, [...]

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How to clean your washing machine and get rid of foul odours

How to clean your washing machineDoes you washing machine look a little grimy? perhaps your washing machine has become smelly?If the answer is yes, your problem is a build up of bad bacteria and soap scum. In this cleaning guide we will teach you some handy hints and tips that could help you get your washing machine back [...]

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How to get rid of stains from your mattress

Here at Home and About we sell two types of mattress stain remover. They are Your Choice Mattress Stain Remover and Inspired Mattress Stain Remover. They both work in the same way, so we thought we would give you an in depth guide on how to use these miracle cleaning products. Step OneLightly spray the mattress [...]

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​How to get rid of dust mites from your floors and carpets

How to get rid of dust mites from your floors and carpetsYou should consider buying a vacuum cleaner with a HEPA filter, if you do not already own one. (HEPA stands for high-efficiency particulate air. A HEPA filter is a type of mechanical air filter; it works by forcing air through a fine mesh that traps harmful particles such as [...]

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Great Value, Outstanding Performance

Our new website has been created! Please feel free to browse our vast range of great value and outstanding performance products.

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How to stop cats from scratching carpets and furniture

Here in the UK we love cats, we are  mad about cats! But even though we are a nation of cat lovers, they do have some traits that can be quite frustrating, like scratching carpets... So this post is all about how to stop your cat or cats from scratching your carpets and furniture.Why do cats scratch [...]

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Information for Aquatech DEET Insect and Mosquito Repellent (100%)

More information on DEET Insect and Mosquito Repellent DEET's (chemical name, N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) is the active ingredient in many insect repellent products. Aquatech Insect and Mosquito Repellent contains DEET at 100%. It is used to repel biting pests such as mosquitoes and ticks, including ticks that may carry Lyme disease.  Products containing DEET currently are available to the [...]

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How to Remove Mould and Mildew

This is a guide on how to remove mould and mildew. Mould and mildew is very common in damp areas that become warm. The two most common places for this to occur are in the kitchen and in the bathroom. Method One - Warm Water and Bleach Make a mixture of bleach and water (1:20), using a brush, dip [...]

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How to get rid of dust mites

How to Get Rid of Dust Mites   How to get rid of dust mites Getting rid of dust mites from your mattress, bed and bedding Remove all of the bedding from all of the beds in your house. Beds and bedding are a brilliant place for dust mites to breed, they like to live in warm areas, especially [...]

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