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5 Must-Have Cleaners for a Neat and Tidy Home

Avoid dust and dirt with a few handy picks


Even if we clean our homes daily, it is inevitable to see dust and dirt minutes (or maybe seconds!) after we just finished cleaning an area or two. Fortunately, with the help of a few cleaning must-haves, we can maintain a spic-and-span home minus the stress and hassle. If you're shopping for new cleaning products soon, here are items that you can check out:

Cleaning floors and tiles can be exhausting since people come and go or walk around the house. Trust this cleaner to help you keep the floors squeaky clean and shiny! It dries easily too.

Parker and Bailey Tile and Stone Floor Cleaner, P249.75, Ace Hardware.

If your furniture looks a bit dull, you can make it look new again with a touch of polish. Don't forget to review the product first and check the finish of your piece to avoid damages.

Parker and Bailey Lemon Oil Polish, price available upon request, P 269.75 Ace Hardware. 

Avoid a messy and greasy kitchen workspace with this cleaner that can be used for both ceramic and glass countertops. 

Parker and Bailey Cooktop Cleaner, P249.75, Ace Hardware.

Scrubbing can be a breeze with this handy tool! Use it to clean dirty tiles and nooks.

Clean Sweep Pink Brush, P39.75, Wilcon Depot.

Faced with grimy walls? Consider using this cleaner and say hello to clean and bright walls once again.

Scotch Brite Cleaner, P29.75, Ace Hardware.

This snippet originally appeared in the October 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to for more details.

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