Our Top Five Cleaning Books
We know from our Dishmatic fans how important sharing hints and tips is. Whether it’s a trick to keep your blinds dust free or advice about how to maximise your cleaning efforts when you’re short on time, the cleaning community is great at passing on knowledge that will help someone else out.
In the spirit of sharing, we’ve compiled a list of our top five books that will hopefully provide some cleaning, organising and tidying inspiration.
Mary’s Household Tips and Tricks – Mary Berry
From the undisputed queen of baking comes this book of household hints. We know Mary isn’t a fan of soggy bottoms, but she certainly is a fan of a cleaning tip or two. Drawn from her experience growing up during WW2 where she learnt tricks from her mother who had to be very frugal, the book caters for all areas of the home.
How To Clean Your House And Tidy Up Your life – Lynsey Crombie, Queen of Clean
This book aims to make the task of cleaning, which can sometimes feel overwhelming, more manageable. With an emphasis on simple tips and tricks that can help make cleaning fun, Lynsey will ensure you have a spotless and organised home. As a busy mum of three it’s also hugely relatable!
The Life Changing Magic of Tidying – Marie Kondo
The success of her Netflix series ‘Tidying up with Marie Kondo’ propelled Marie into the spotlight but it’s this book which is arguably her most well-known work having sold millions of copies worldwide. An expert in decluttering, using the KonMari method will help transform your home. Tackling things in the right order is key as well as only keeping hold of things that ‘spark joy’.
The Organised Mum Method – Gemma Bray
With a focus on efficiency and setting aside 30 minutes a day, Monday to Friday, TOMM will ensure all areas of your house are taken care of. Gemma believes there’s more to life than cleaning and her method reflects that. The prefect housekeeping bible for those with a busy lifestyle, it includes everything from meal plans to cleaning schedules.
Hinch Yourself Happy – Mrs Hinch
Having taken the cleaning world by storm when she burst onto the scene last year by sharing cleaning hacks on Instagram, her loyal Hinch Army have helped to propel Sophie Hinchcliffe into the go-to cleaning guru. Her infectious attitude can’t help but get you excited about tackling household jobs with a step-by-step guide to ‘hinching’ your home, Mrs Hinch’s must haves and advice on how cleaning can help with your wellbeing.
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