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Ultimate Guide To a ‘Hinched’ Home

Ellie MacsymonsEllie Macsymons · Sep 18, 2019

The self proclaimed queen of clean, Mrs Hinch took social media by storm this year with her nifty cleaning tips and videos snaps sprucing up her immaculate home in Essex. Cleaning sensation, Sophie Hinchcliffe brands her handy work as ‘hinching’ and it seems her tips & tricks to tackle the house work has resonated with her 2 Million+ Instagram followers!

As a way to tackle her crippling anxiety, Mrs Hinch created her MrsHinchHome Instagram page where she shares short videos cleaning her home, shopping hauls of her favourite products to use and insights into her lifestyle. Her passion for polishing and tips have helped thousands of people make lighter work of those difficult household chores so it’s no surprise her Instagram page exploded with success in no time.

If you haven’t yet heard of Mrs Hinch, don’t panic, we here at NetVoucherCodes have sourced a list of all her top sell-out products and how/where to utilise them in your home.

35 of Mrs Hinch’s Go To Products

  1. Lenor Unstoppables In-Wash Scent Boosters

    £3.99 @ Home Bargains – Add a cup full to any wash to infuse your fabrics with a scent boost to keep them fresh for up to 12 weeks.

  2. Lenor Unstoppables Wax Melts

    £4.99 Home Bargains – Unstoppables Scented Wax Melts include eight pieces designed to fill your room with their unstoppable irresistible scent. Break off one piece and place in any warmer device and enjoy its rich long-lasting freshness.

  3. Astonish Oxy Active Plus

    £2.99 @ B&M Stores – Removes frustrating and deep stains on your clothing using Astonish Oxy Active Plus. Simply add one scoop to every wash to make your clothes sparkle like never before.

  4. Astonish Hob and Cooktop Cleaner

    £4.00 @ Wilko – The Astonish specialist Hob & Cooktop cleaner with its natural abrasive and essence of lemon and ginger easily removes everyday burnt on spills to leave your hob or cooktop gleaming.

  5. Lenor Tumble Dryer Sheets

    £2 @ Tesco – Lenor fabric conditioner sheets, designed for your tumble dryer help protect your clothes, towels and bedding from creasing, static cling and loss of freshness caused by the heat of the tumble dryer – a kitchen cupboard must have!

  6. Prism Leather Wipes

    £2.99 @ Amazon – These wipes are suitable on your leather furniture at home, office, your car, or even your leather shoes.It has no chemicals that will be harmful to your leather materials and leaves your furniture clean and smelling fresh all day long.

  7. Green Shield Stainless Steel Wipes

    £1 @ The Poundshop – Cuts Through Kitchen Grease And Removes Grime At Just £1. Ideal For All Stainless Steel Surfaces.

  8. Cif Cream with Micro Crystals

    £2 @ Wilko – Removes the dirt you never thought you’d get rid of. Its natural particles and degreasing agents penetrate and lift-up the dirt all around your home, bringing back the shine.

  9. Dettol All-In-One Spray

    £1.99 @ B&M Stores – Dettol All-in-One Disinfectant Spray kills 99% of bacteria as well as cold and flu viruses. Perfect for all kinds of household uses, including hard surfaces, air and upholstery. Available in different flavours!

  10. Airwick Fresh ‘n’ Up

    £1 @ The Poundshop – The Fresh scented water air freshener from air wick Ideal for the bathroom, hallways, kitchens, living rooms & around your home. Simply pull up and allow the freshener to diffuse.

  11. Flash Floor Cleaner

    £2 @ Tesco – Flash Multi Purpose Cleaner is perfect for cleaning almost any hard surface in your home. Use it on the kitchen sink, greasy stovetops, even as a floor cleaner. Add to Cold or Hot water!

  12. 1-2 Spray Mop Vileda

    £25 @ Argos – The Vileda 1-2 Spray Mop is the perfect solution for quick and easy cleaning. Featuring an integrated cleaning liquid spray that can be used without a bucket.

  13. Pledge Fluffy Dusters

    £2.80 @ Tesco – Pledge Fluffy Dusters are a convenient and effective way to trap and hold dust from your furniture and hard to reach places like shelves or blinds. The fluffy head, with extra long fluffy fibres, reaches dust in cracks and crevices.

  14. Astonish Fabric Stain Remover

    £1 @ Poundland – The Astonish stain remover spray is a powerful, fast-acting and versatile stain remover, formulated to penetrate deep into fibres to break down and disperse even the toughest stains. Ideal for use as a laundry, carpets, upholstery and even curtains.

  15. Dri Pak Fine Soda Crystals

    £1.20 @ Sainsbury’s – These Soda Crystals are a Multi purpose cleaner & laundry aid. Use less detergent in your wash and add a tablespoon of Soda Crystals to protect machine from limescale. Can also be used on sinks & drains, pans, drives & patios.

  16. Steam Microwave Cleaner

    £6.95 @eBay – Removes stubborn food stains and grimes while killing germs and bacteria, leaving your microwave looking clean and smelling fresh.

  17. Ariel Gel Febreze

    £4.00 @ Sainsbury’s – This unique super concentrated washing gel targets stains fast even in a quick wash. It also protects your clothes and enhances whiteness and colour vibrancy while giving them a fresh scent of cleanliness throughout the day.

  18. Flash Floor Wipes

    £1.49 @ The Range – Both of these floor wipes make quickly cleaning hard floors easier, cutting through grease and dirt to leave them sparkling, while killing 99.99% of bacteria.

  19. Minky Antibacterial Sponge (Minkeh)

    £2.50 @ Asda – This handy sponge is dual sided for effective powerful scrubbing, making all cleaning and washing up tasks easier. The scrubbing side is ideal for quickly removing burnt on stains and marks, whilst the microfibre side simply lifts away grease and grime.

  20. Bicarbonate Of Soda

    69p @ Asda – Although it wasn’t intended for cleaning purposes, Bicarbonate of Soda has proven effective at removing stains and absorbing unpleasant odours from things like mattresses, clothing and even microwaves.

  21. Stardrops White Vinegar Spray

    79p @ B&Ms – Multi-purpose cleaning spray that’s effective against limescale. It can also be used as a stain remover on clothing or other fabrics.

  22. Zoflora

    £1.30 @ Tesco – Kills bacteria and provides freshness with it’s stunning fragrance. Effective against common household smells including bins, drains and pet areas.

  23. 1001 Carpet Spray

    £1.89 at B&Ms – Eliminates odours and leaves your carpet and home smelling fresh.

  24. Cif Power And Shine Wipes

    £1.99 @ B&Ms – Cleans and disinfects in one wipe, eliminating 99.9% of bacteria from any surface.

  25. Bloo Foam Aroma

    £2.50 @ Asda – Helps protect and freshen your toilet while making it shine.

  26. Harpic Active Toilet Bleach in Fresh Mountain Pine

    £1.00 @ Asda – Harpic Active ensures efficient cleaning of your toilet. The unique pine fragrance is designed for ultimate freshness, leaving your toilet smelling great for hours while killing 99.9% of bacteria and removing limescale and stains.

  27. Duck Fresh Toilet Discs

    £1.49 @ Aldi – Simply place these discs in the bowl of your toilet to keep it clean and smelling fresh.

  28. Flash Bathroom with Febreze

    £1 @ Wilko – Uses a shine-protect formula that prevents watermarks and soapy water build-up, keeping your bathroom surfaces shiny for longer.

  29. The Pink Stuff

    89p @ The Range – Perfect for removing stubborn marks, rust, and discolouration from an array of surfaces including saucepans, BBQ’s, and even ceramic tiles.

  30. Electric Ultrasonic Brush Cleaner with Detachable Heads

    £3.99 @ eBay – Scrubs the dirt you struggle to remove; a powered detail cleaner with four interchangeable heads for all manner of dirt in all kinds of places.

  31. Mr Sheen Multi Surface Polish

    £1.00 @ Waitrose – Dusts, cleans and shines wood, glass, metal and plastic.

  32. Cif Stainless Steel Spray

    £2.00 @ Poundland – Removes stubborn dirt and grease from your stainless steel surfaces, leaving a brilliantly polished finish.

  33. Stardrops Pine Disinfectant

    75p @ Wilko – Perfect for cleaning sinks, tiles, floors, toilets, work surfaces, bathrooms, drains and surrounding areas.

  34. Viakal

    £2.00 @ Waitrose – The number 1 limescale removal spray, removes 100% off limescale.

  35. Lenor Softener (Spring Awakening)

    £2.00 @ Waitrose – Fabric Conditioner with fresh extracts of lavender, flowers and warm wood scents that gives clothes a soft and comfortable feel.

Image: Instagram/Mrs Hinch Home

Mrs Hinch’s Top 15 Cleaning Tips & Tricks

  1. How to clean your plugs

    Pour soda crystals down your plug followed by white vinegar spray (Stardrops) and neat disinfectant (Zoflora). You can then pour boiling water down the plug to wash it all away.

  2. How to get sinks sparkling

    Use disinfectant spray and a touch of water, then wipe down the excess before using stainless steel cleaner (CIF). You can then use a cloth to finish it off.

  3. Removing food mess from wooden floors

    For severe messes use degreaser over the affected area and then an electric brush cleaner to remove it before using a cloth. For lesser messes Mrs Hinch swears by Cif, Astonish or Flash floor cleaner as well as Flash or Eveready XL floor wipes.

  4. Keeping your hob stain free

    Use a cloth and a cleaning paste (The Pink Stuff). After a few minutes rinse with another wet cloth and repeat. Mrs Hinch also regularly uses Astonish hob and cooktop cleaner.

  5. Cleaning your washing machine

    Slide out the drawer and use a bathroom spray (Flash bathroom with Febreze) before spraying limescale remover into the gap where the drawer was. Pull back the rim and use bathroom spray before wiping down and using an electric cleaning brush to remove any dirt.

  6. Making sure mirrors are streak free

    Use Stardrops white vinegar spray and a fluffy microfibre cloth to wipe until all smears are gone. Mrs Hinch’s favourite sponge to use is the Minky Sponge (aka Minkeh.)

  7. Getting rid of mattress stains

    Take a sieve and sprinkle bicarbonate of soda over the top of the mattress. Leave it for at least an hour (remember the longer you leave it, the more dirt, moisture and odours it draws out). When you’re ready, vacuum up the bicarb and replace the sheets.

  8. How to keep your bin clean

    Use Stardrops pine disinfectant spray before pouring a capful of disinfectant into the bottom of your bin. Then hose it down before using a dishmatic cloth full of washing up liquid to wipe down the inside and outside. Use the hose again and then leave the bin open and out to dry.

  9. How to make your fridge sparkle

    Empty the fridge, take the shelves out and fill the bottom shelf with washing up liquid, disinfectant and hot water. Use this to wipe down the inside and outside of the fridge, before using cleaning paste (The Pink Stuff) to remove marks. Leave the shelves and bottom tray to dry. Mrs Hinch makes this laborious job easier by using fridge shelf liners. You can simply remove these handy little additions instead of the shelves, making cleaning the fridge a much easier task. Give them a wash in the sink, along with any fridge baskets you may have, with some warm water and a squirt of Fairy Liquid, leave them to dry and put them back in when you’re done.

  10. Cleaning leather sofas

    Use bargain leather wipes then some diluted Zoflora spray to remove marks and to make your couch smell good.

  11. How to keep the microwave squeaky clean

    Remove food stains and strange smells from your microwave by putting bicarbonate of soda into a small dish and leaving it in the microwave for the day. Mrs Hinch says it will absorb the odours, leaving you with a fresh-smelling, squeaky clean microwave. Or, you can use a Steam Microwave Cleaner to save time and to avoid the laborious task of scrubbing.

  12. Getting rid of limescale

    Not only is that pesky limescale an extreme eyesore, but if left, it can tarnish your plug holes, taps & shower heads! Well, tackling the limescale doesn’t have to be a elbow-grease job anymore. Thanks to Mrs Hinch, she’s shared that by using Viakal Limescale Remover, your limescale will dissolve in just 5 minutes and will prevent limescale build-up altogether!

  13. Putting on a big wash

    Washing our bedding and linen is one of those inevitable chores we sadly cannot avoid. However, Mrs Hinch shares her little cheat to keep her linen’s fresh between washes and helps keep them clean for longer! Each morning, she pritzes her bed with Febreze Fabric Refresher making her linen & cushions smell like they’ve just been washed. Give them a spray for yourself.

  14. Cleaning the bathroom towel rail

    You may never have given it a thought to clean your bathroom towel rails however you will be surprised by the amount of dirt they collect, especially when damp towels are often hanging on them. Vanish that unnecessary rust and fingerprints the Mrs Hinch way using her favourite products. Stated in her own words, @mrshinchhome post: “I’ve just cleaned my towel rail using white vinegar and a damp microfibre cloth! It’s come up like new 😍 happy days!”

  15. Scrubbing your pots and pans

    We’re all too familiar with those nasty burnt brown coloured stains on the bottom of our pans and it can seem like no matter how well we clean them in the sink – the bottoms never look clean! Well, Mrs Hinch get her pots and pans gleaming like new with very minimal effort. The clean queen swears by her go-to products Fairy Power Spray & The Pink Stuff along with hot water and a sponge. Give it a go and transform your pans in less than 5 minutes!

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