Never use oven cleaner in a self-cleaning oven! The chemicals will clog the pores in the coating, and may damage the oven surface.

To remove fingerprints from stainless steel appliances, add a small amount of baby oil to a clean, soft cloth and wipe the surface in the direction of the grain.

Don’t use vinegar, lemon or other acidic cleaners on marble or limestone surfaces

Get your kids to help with the cleaning, by playing tidy up games, or letting them wipe surfaces clean with a cloth

Keep a clean schedule: do the same chore at the same time, each week. It will be much easier to keep track of everything you are doing and ensure everything stays in best shape.

For more cleaning tips, contact the clique.