Use bicarb with a damp sponge to make your sink shine. You can also use it on hobs, in teacups and around the bath to get rid of tide marks, on taps, hobs & on work surfaces. It will remove soap scum from tiles, marks from kitchen cupboards and you can even use it to wash up if you run out of washing up liquid – simply add a handful to a bowl of warm water.
The Shard London Bridge, currently under construction, has been crowned the Europe's tallest skyscraper. The tower, designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano, outgrew previous holder Canary Wharf's One Canada Square, which stands at 235m (771ft). When completed, the south office London skyscraper will be the tallest building in the European Union. It will eventually rise to 87 storeys, 310m (1,016ft), and is due to be completed in May 2012. The tower will be used for a variety of purposes, including…
Water spots and stains on fixtures
If you have stainless, or nickel plated faucets and fixtures in your home you will probably find that they are very prone to water spots or water stains. You can keep them looking shiny longer without all those water stains - just clean as you usually would, dry and apply a coat of paste car wax and buff for a great shine. Keep water spots away longer!
To remove hard-water stains on your bathroom…
Your fridge shouldn't be overlooked when it comes to spring cleaning. Remove tough stains with white toothpaste and place an open packet of baking soda in the middle to absorb all those odours that don’t disappear with cleaning. And if the little drain at the back gets bunged up, take a piece of paper towel, dampen it and roll very tightly to create a makeshift pipe cleaner to fit into and clean the outlet.
British Institute of Cleaning science