Category Archives: Floor Cleaning

Using vinegar in cleaning – and when you shouldn’t

Cleaning Natural Stone with Vinegar

You may not realise just how useful vinegar can be when it comes to cleaning up at home. Don’t confuse this completely natural product with the stuff you use in cooking or sprinkle on your salad – cleaning vinegar is different. For a start, it’s 6% acid, making it far stronger than regular white vinegar. […]

Tips for removing oil stains from your driveway

Driveway Oil Removal in London

Summer is approaching rapidly, and it’s the best time of year to tackle all those outdoor jobs you’ve been putting off until now, including sprucing up your outside areas like patios and driveways. Your driveway plays a key role in what estate agents call ‘kerb appeal’, or the attractiveness of a property when seen from […]

Top tips for cleaning a real stone floor

Travertine Floor

If you’re lucky enough to have a natural stone floor, it will almost certainly need cleaning over time as grouting discolours and tiles lose their sparkle. However, basic upkeep is pretty easy. What we explain here really applies best to travertine, but you can adapt the techniques for any kind of natural stone floor. Preparation […]

The things you never knew about marble

Marble Repair and Restoration in London

As a material, marble is a timeless classic, lending any room it’s found in a feeling of true luxury. Here, we share 10 facts about this porous stone that may be news to you: It hails from the mountains Marble is found in mountainous areas of the US, Europe (especially Italy), Asia and South America. […]

Spring into action this April and May with a pressure wash of your driveway

Steam Pressure Washing and Jet Wash for Patio and Driveway in London

The clocks have leapt forward, the evenings are lighter for longer, and spring is (we hope) finally here. It’s a great time for cracking on with all those outside maintenance jobs you have probably been putting off all winter. But now that the weather is better, you can’t keep putting them off! Such tasks include […]

Avoid cold callers offering pressure washing services, Trading Standards advises

Pressure Washing and Jet Wash Services in London

A local trading standards team is urging people to be wary of cold callers offering patio cleaning services. Cumbria Trading Standards said it often receives complaints about doorstep callers operating in its area. But it’s advice worth heeding, wherever you live. That means being cautious when doorstep callers approach you offering to complete work on […]

 Clearing limescale from your granite countertop

Granite Cleaning and Restoration in London

Granite countertops tend to be tougher and more durable than those made from other materials. And because this stone is so hard, it stands up well to regular wear and tear, and resists scratches, at least up to a point! Then there is its natural beauty, and the way it adds an elegant touch of […]

Caring for your stone fireplace

Natural Stone Care

Natural stone has been a part of the creation of fireplaces since pre-Roman times. Today, there’s incredible choice on the market for all tastes and budgets, whether you go for a traditional grand style or something more modern and minimalist. A natural brick or stone fireplace can certainly bring a room to life, while adding […]

How to sand a wooden floor?

Wooden Floor Sanding and Restoration in London

There are many clear benefits to having a wooden floor, from the naturally stunning appearance of real wood to the fact that it will harbour fewer germs and dust mites than a carpet. It will also be a lot easier to clean. Real hardwood floors need little regular care. Clearly, what you do and when […]

Pressure washing: some do’s and don’ts

Pressurewash for Patio and Driveway Cleaning in London

Pressure washing a driveway, garage or other outside area has numerous advantages. Its sheer power is far greater than any amount of elbow grease can supply. You can shift stubborn stains from just about any outdoor surface, and make layers of built-up grime disappear. The original appearance will then be revealed in all its glory. […]