The inventor of toilet paper rolls hung them in the 'over' position — and a modern homemaking expert says he was right

2019-06-16 09:12

Should you put your toilet paper roll in the "over" or "under" position? Society's greatest debate has been settled at last.

These photos of clutter that will inspire you to clean out everything in your home

2019-02-16 09:33

Taking before-and-after photos while you tidy up your home can help track your progress and keep you motivated.

How often to clean everything you own, from your toilet to your phone, according to science

2018-08-11 18:47

When you're cleaning house, microbes are everywhere. Your phone, bed, and even your jeans host plenty of germs. Here's how to clean them the right way.

Could your dish cloth make you ill? Other places where dangerous germs are hiding in your house

2018-06-12 14:51

WARNING: This might gross you out a little bit. Even your toothbrush isn't safe.

These tips might just change the way you run your kitchen

2017-09-11 00:00

7 food storage and kitchen questions answered

11 cleaning hacks even lazy girls can use

2017-08-11 11:14

Yeah, we know you don’t feel like it, but this is really, ridiculously easy.

5 things to do to keep your child germ-free

2017-02-22 06:00

Whether you are parenting a toddler or teenager, a few useful lifestyle tips can do a lot in keeping your child happy and healthy.

15 surprising ways to clean your car!

2016-08-05 10:55

Getting your car back into showroom condition is no fuss and just needs these 15 easy steps.

6 random cleaning tips for when you’re seriously lazy

2015-05-12 14:30

Don’t feel up to actually doing it the hard or correct way? Here are a few tips, tricks, and shortcuts to help you clean up the mess.

Washing your hands makes you optimistic

2013-10-25 08:47

Experts have examined the psychology of physical cleansing.


16% of South Africa's domestic workers are abused at work, according to a shocking new report

2019-05-19 07:44

In 2017, Stats SA said there were more than one million domestic workers in South Africa. A new survey suggests 27% of them may live in shacks while working other people's homes.

Japanese lifestyle guru Marie Kondo explains how to organize your home once and never again

Marie Kondo helps people clean and organize their homes. She tells us how to organize a home in one sitting, and never again.

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You could pay more than R500 if you vomit in an Uber in South Africa

2018-07-25 12:25

Uber's cleaning policy recently made headlines in the US when riders were falsely accused of vomiting in vehicles.

5 ways to make your home smell inviting

2017-12-07 12:56

Convince any guest your home is the place to be this festive season.

The cheat's guide to spring cleaning

2017-09-01 00:00

Don't have the energy for a full-on launder? Here's how to cut corners and still get your home sparkling!

The sponge that promises to wipe away almost any mark

2017-07-16 00:00

A new cleaning sponge has hit South Africa. Chux Magic Eraser promises to remove just about any mark.

Are those cupcake liners? 5 easy way to keep your car clean

2016-08-11 07:09

Regularly washing your car is a good way to maintain its condition but what about keeping your cabin clean? We list five easy ways you can keep your car interior spotless.

CSG aims for bigger cleaning, security presence

2016-02-16 11:18

CSG Holdings, an AltX-listed contract services company with PSG Private Equity as major shareholder, are aiming for a bigger presence in the cleaning industry.

My flatmate’s annoying habits

2014-03-14 00:00

Do you have flatmates or housemates? You’ve probably discovered that pet peeves arise when you’re living with other people. Our Facebook friends did.

One in six cases of adult Asthma may be linked to workplace

2013-03-07 18:54

People with jobs that exposed them to cleaning agents at greater risk, study says.

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