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Monday 6 January, 2020

How can I declutter my home once and for all - without going full Marie Kondo?
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How can I declutter my home once and for all - without going full Marie Kondo?

Jan 6th 2020, 2:18 PM 4,132 Views 0 Comments

Five tips for streamlining your space from home expert Laura de Barra.

Friday 20 December, 2019

How do I pack up Christmas decorations so they're not in a heap next year?
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How do I pack up Christmas decorations so they're not in a heap next year?

Dec 20th 2019, 9:24 AM 2,234 Views 0 Comments

Sick of the annual Fairy Light Detangling Panic? Laura de Barra has you covered.

Monday 9 December, 2019

Help! How do I set up outdoor Christmas lights without disaster?
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Help! How do I set up outdoor Christmas lights without disaster?

Dec 9th 2019, 5:19 PM 2,721 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how to avoid a neighbourhood-wide power cut, according to Laura de Barra.

'Hang lights in vertical lines': How to create a picture-perfect Christmas tree, according to a pro
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'Hang lights in vertical lines': How to create a picture-perfect Christmas tree, according to a pro

Dec 9th 2019, 5:16 PM 16,120 Views 1 Comment

‘Start by dividing your decorations by type,’ says Laura de Barra.

Monday 25 November, 2019

I'm moving house - how can I make unpacking less stressful?
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I'm moving house - how can I make unpacking less stressful?

Nov 25th 2019, 5:27 PM 1,389 Views 0 Comments

Pack a three-day kit to keep you comfortable in your new place, writes Laura de Barra.

Monday 18 November, 2019

9 tricky-to-clean items and how to tackle them - from oven doors to fridge handles
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9 tricky-to-clean items and how to tackle them - from oven doors to fridge handles

Nov 18th 2019, 4:44 PM 20,318 Views 0 Comments

Scrub every last inch of your home with Laura de Barra’s deep-cleaning wisdom.

Monday 11 November, 2019

What are the basic cleaning products every grown-up should own?
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What are the basic cleaning products every grown-up should own?

Nov 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 2,961 Views 0 Comments

You only need a few, but make sure they’re the right ones, says Laura de Barra.

Monday 4 November, 2019

‘Start with a clear-out’: How to move house like a pro - and make unpacking less nightmarish
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# Pack Up Your Troubles

‘Start with a clear-out’: How to move house like a pro - and make unpacking less nightmarish

Nov 4th 2019, 5:36 PM 5,331 Views 0 Comments

Laura de Barra shares her pro packing tips.

Friday 25 October, 2019

How can I clean up my grimy-looking taps so they shine?
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How can I clean up my grimy-looking taps so they shine?

Oct 25th 2019, 5:24 PM 4,955 Views 0 Comments

Are you wiping down your taps and still seeing water marks after? Here’s what to do.

Monday 14 October, 2019

How do I bring a tired and stain-covered carpet back to life?
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How do I bring a tired and stain-covered carpet back to life?

Oct 14th 2019, 5:32 PM 3,989 Views 1 Comment

Just moved into a new place with a less-than-desirable carpet? Laura de Barra has some rug revival tips.

Monday 30 September, 2019

What's the best way to clean laptop and TV screens without damaging them?
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What's the best way to clean laptop and TV screens without damaging them?

Sep 30th 2019, 5:24 PM 3,855 Views 0 Comments

First, put that furniture polish away, says Laura de Barra.

Monday 16 September, 2019

My kitchen cabinets are really dated - how can I spruce them up without replacing them?
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My kitchen cabinets are really dated - how can I spruce them up without replacing them?

Sep 16th 2019, 5:32 PM 6,214 Views 0 Comments

Laura de Barra has a few solutions, from swapping handles to painting doors.

Monday 2 September, 2019

I'm hosting a dinner party - how can I make the table look properly fancy?
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I'm hosting a dinner party - how can I make the table look properly fancy?

Sep 2nd 2019, 5:34 PM 2,087 Views 0 Comments

From forks to glasses, Laura de Barra schools us in table settings.

Monday 26 August, 2019

9 items you should be cleaning but aren't - from the kitchen bin to the cutlery drawer
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# Scrub Up Well

9 items you should be cleaning but aren't - from the kitchen bin to the cutlery drawer

Aug 26th 2019, 5:31 PM 23,907 Views 6 Comments

Laura de Barra calls out some surprise offenders for hidden grime and harmful bacteria.

Monday 19 August, 2019

How do I stop my kitchen bin getting stinky? Here's some advice from a home pro
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How do I stop my kitchen bin getting stinky? Here's some advice from a home pro

Aug 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 10,131 Views 0 Comments

Laura de Barra shares her essential tips for keeping those pesky bin odours in check.

Friday 2 August, 2019

Is cleaning my toilet brush really a *thing* - and what's the best way to do it?
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Is cleaning my toilet brush really a *thing* - and what's the best way to do it?

Aug 2nd 2019, 5:16 PM 6,736 Views 1 Comment

Yes, it’s a thing. It’s time to learn how to deep clean your loo brush (and not just buy a new one), says Laura de Barra.

Monday 22 July, 2019

How can I get my home spotless... without the nasty chemicals?
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How can I get my home spotless... without the nasty chemicals?

Jul 22nd 2019, 4:26 PM 3,387 Views 0 Comments

With a few store-cupboard staples, you can ditch the harsh cleaners AND save money. Laura de Barra shares her favourites.

Monday 8 July, 2019

How do I keep my bed fresh and clean (aside from just changing the sheets)?
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How do I keep my bed fresh and clean (aside from just changing the sheets)?

Jul 8th 2019, 5:55 PM 16,817 Views 0 Comments

Tackle this task from the mattress up, with some pro tips from Laura de Barra.

Monday 24 June, 2019

What's the secret to putting flatpack furniture together like a pro?
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What's the secret to putting flatpack furniture together like a pro?

Jun 24th 2019, 5:32 PM 2,416 Views 0 Comments

Step-by-step advice from Laura de Barra, to ensure you never have a meltdown over a bag of missing dowels again.

Monday 10 June, 2019

How do I banish that weird musty smell from my washing machine?
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How do I banish that weird musty smell from my washing machine?

Jun 10th 2019, 5:12 PM 47,423 Views 1 Comment

Stinky clothes? Don’t call the plumber. Just read this first, says cleaning guru Laura de Barra.

Monday 27 May, 2019

'Let the vinegar work its magic': 6 deep cleaning tips for a sparkling kitchen, according to a pro
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# Squeaky Clean Kitchen

'Let the vinegar work its magic': 6 deep cleaning tips for a sparkling kitchen, according to a pro

May 27th 2019, 5:03 PM 21,810 Views 5 Comments

Laura de Barra shares her advice for tacking grimy fridges and greasy splashbacks.

Monday 13 May, 2019

'Dissolve the problems away': How to get your shower properly clean, according to a pro
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'Dissolve the problems away': How to get your shower properly clean, according to a pro

May 13th 2019, 5:40 PM 41,737 Views 4 Comments

Professional property fixer Laura de Barra on how to give your shower the cleaning of a lifetime.