Distinctive elegance

Less is more when it comes to an elegant home Most of us have too many ornaments and accessories, bottles in the bathroom, and a gluttony of laundry products in the utility. De-cluttering and cutting right back on visible items, makes a huge difference to the overall feeling in your home? Give it a try and sweep round the bathroom first, so that there is only one soap, one shampoo, and one conditioner visible. Nothing…

How to Create A Functional and Stylish Laundry Room

Laundry is simply a part of life. While this chore might not be your favourite part of your week, it’s essential. So a carefully laid out laundry room, (no matter the size) can make washing, drying, and folding a simpler task. Plus a well-designed laundry room allows you to complete these tasks more efficiently–all in a space that you love being in. Follow these tips to re-design your laundry room into a functional space that showcases…

Have you got Moths in your wardrobe?

It’s a nice distraction, under current virus conditions, to think of more trivial day to day laundry probs and apart from everyone’s mounting laundry baskets, the biggest laundry woe at the moment, (more often in the city than the country) is Moth activity. So if you are contemplating a few weeks of self isolating this could be a clearing and sorting activity to keep you busy. Spring sees insect life re-emerge, and the dark corner…

As the heat wave hitting the UK continues, more and more people are struggling with unpleasant side effects!

Sweating is uncomfortable. And when it is this hot, whatever clothes you wear are likely to be feeling grubby and sticky within just a few hours of putting them on.  So if you don’t work in a building with air conditioning. Or have somewhere to change and shower part way through the day, what can you do to feel fresh and prevent those nasty armpit sweat stains from ruining your clothes? Well understanding that isn’t…

Renting a guest bedroom – laundry and other considerations…

Are you considering renting a property or a room, via Airbnb or another platform? There are a growing number of people who are buying property to let for holiday use or converting spare rooms to guest bedrooms. After all, if you have rooms that are sitting empty why not generate an alternative revenue stream if you can. However, most of us have little or no experience of running a guest house or b&b. So, whether…

Washing Powder versus liquid detergent

Washing powder is a powdered form of soap designed specifically for the purpose of cleaning fabric. Well that sounds obvious doesnt it, and easy to understand. The term washing powder is universally applied to powdered detergent. Like a liquid detergent, powdered detergent is added to water for the purpose of cleaning the fabrics. These days thankfully most washing takes place in a washing machine though in some parts of the world it is still common…

Laundry help?

Best practice for laundry and getting great results from your washing machine. Newcomers to laundry, (and this refers to both sexes) tend to like to throw everything in together and tend to think ‘more is better’ in terms of ‘over filling’ the washing machine jammed full of clothing. And, also using ‘more detergent’ than necessary if washing a big load. This blog will hopefully explain why it is not a great idea to do the…

Best masculine detergent

Best Masculine detergent is Distinctive washing powder. But don’t just take our word for it. After being benchmarked as the fragrance to be beaten in laundry, by leading French fragrance house Givaudan, we think Distinctive masculine detergent is still the best scent in laundry. It is a laundry detergent that smells like an expensive cologne or aftershave and wouldnt be out of place alongside designer brands as a fragrance. We get a lot of feedback…

What difference does hard or soft water make for laundry?

So, what difference does hard or soft water make for laundry? Well it does make quite a difference, and its why laundry detergents all have the dosing on the back of the packs as a table, to indicate the amount of detergent needed for hard, medium and soft water. You can end up using as much as a third more detergent to get the same wash results if you live in a hard water area…

Detergent For Men? so… who buys masculine fragranced detergent – you might be suprised?

Distinctive washing powder  launched the worlds first ‘Detergent For Men,’ Distinctive washing powder for men at the end of 2011. In 2011 the gap in the detergent aisle became no more. For the first time ever there was now a choice, away from traditional female scents and baby cute packages designed for mums and babies. Distinctive washing powder launched the worlds first  masculine smelling product for the laundry aisle. However, whilst the initial customers were…

Should I use a fabric softener?

Technical Laundry experts and fabric care professionals do not like Fabric Softeners, but consumers have traditionally bought separate washing powders and fabric softeners for washing. As an industry the combined value in the US alone is around $11 billion dollars. so it is no wonder that manufacturers and retailers want customers to keep buying. Hopefully this piece will provide information for you to make your own mind up about whether you should use a fabric…

The difference between a biological and a non biological detergent?

The difference between a biological and a non-biological detergent! It seems as though everyone is confused about “The difference between a biological and a non-biological detergent?” Some people insisting online that biological powders contain optical brighteners… what? and some that non-bios are better for the environment? Whilst other forum posts report bio formulas are more environmentally friendly, and that non bio’s the only safe washing formula for sensitive skin and so on… Muddled? well, we’re…

Scensational seduction

We inhabit a magical world of intoxicating fragrance fuelled with scensational seductions. At any time of the day we are enveloped in a fragrant cloud, stimulating feelings, long lost memories, arousing passion and changing the way we react.