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Carpet Stain Guide

Stain Removal: It’s Our Cup of Tea

Infuse the dried leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant in boiling water for approximately three minutes before straining. Sweeten with honey…

Latte, Cappuccino, Mocha: How To Beat Coffee Stains

Coffee stains can be tricky, and with so many varieties you may find yourself with extra burned on. We’ve got the tips to beat them here, wi…

Carpet Stain Guide

The Benefits of Carpets and Rugs

Every person has a way of decorating their floors. Those living in hotter countries are more likely to install tile or hardwood floors, but …

Painting Pitfalls

Every husband loves doing a bit of DIY work around the house, but for every new shelf, bench or paint job, there could be a few spills along…

Between the Sheets

Beds can be a hotbed of stains. You do so many things in bed – sleep, relax with a book and cookies, have breakfast or just lie about watchi…

Celebration! Planning a Child's Birthday Party

Although we know so much about the post-party clean up and stain removal, we at Vanish also know how to throw a party! We know all about wha…

The Cat's Pyjamas: Caring for a New Kitten

Bringing a new kitten the home can be a great joy for everyone in the family. Not only do you get a furry pet as company, but you get to wat…

Laundry Life Hacks

Doing the laundry can be something of a chore, especially when there are stains on your clothes. But that is no reason for laundry to take u…

Hardest To Remove Stains on Clothes

Stains can strike at any time and can ruin your clothes, and your day, especially if they land on your favourite item of clothing. But why d…

Vanish Beach Stains This Summer

Good weather is the perfect opportunity to spend time with your children outside the house and enjoy the sunshine. A day at the beach may no…

Fabrics Decoded

Despite having washed laundry before, nothing can really prepare you for having to deal with an extremely tough stain, no matter what the fa…

Damage Control for Coffee Stains on the Go

A bump or a nudge is all it takes before the coffee in your cup is on your favourite shirt. The longer a stain gets to seep into the fabric,…

Color Meanings and Moods – What Do Your Whites Say about You?

Many colors have different meanings, and often the color you decide to wear can reflect your mood – and this is subconscious a lot of times.…

Create the Perfect Kids Sports Day: Continued

When summer comes, the opportunity to go outside and play in the garden isn’t one to be passed up. With a summer of major sporting events, a…

Learning to Write: The Tricks of the Trade

Whether they’re coloring in or practicing how to spell their name, if your child is scribbling away, they’re inadvertently practicing their …

I Should Cocoa: The Perfect Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate is the ultimate comfort drink. Warm, sugary and full of goodness, it is the perfect accompaniment to a good film, or to warm u…

Coffee Stain On The Carpet

Rugs vs. Carpets

There’s no denying that having a thick carpet provides superior comfort, but sometimes – and particularly in warmer countries – it’s just no…

Rugby Game

The Rigours of Rugby

Rugby is the ultimate winter sport. From fast paced running, to tough tackles and ball handling, few sports are as tough on people, and on c…

Man Maketh Clothe

Clothes Maketh the Man

First impressions count, and although it may seem superficial, the way an interview candidate dresses has a huge impact on whether or not a …

Sweat Stain

How to Remove: Sweater Stains

As we revel in the cold days of the season and the temperature continues to fall, a thick woollen sweater can become our most trusted compan…

Meet With A Sauce

Fighting Stains at the Sauce: Stain Free Festive Feasts

It’s no coincidence that some of the biggest feasts of the year take place in the winter. Even going back to the Stone Age, there is evidenc…

Christmas Tree And Christmas Gifts

Dreaming of a White Winter

Wearing white can make a bold statement at any time of the year. White fabrics can be particularly difficult in winter however, due to probl…

Carpets And The Problem With Feet

Carpets and the Problem with Feet

There are a great deal of sticky, slimy, staining substances that can ruin your carpets, but the greatest threat to them is in fact you – sp…

Chocolate Stain On The Carpet

All the Leaves Are Brown…: A Guide to Autumnal Stains

Chocolate, gravy, coffee and mud are all absolutely great (although, perhaps not all together). The other (unfortunate) thing they have in c…