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Flash Spray with Bleach
Flash Spray with Bleach
Date: 08/09/02, updated on 08/09/02 (832 review reads)
Advantages: Very effective even on tough stains, Good value for money
Disadvantages: It is a bleach and should be treated with the same care as ordinary bleach
This is probably wise, as I appear to have a distinct lack of aptitude for most things domestic.
Using the powers of delegation, the kids take care of the washing up side of things on a rota basis. This leaves me to destroy all evidence of crumbs, dirt and nasty little bacteria thingies that I can?t even see.
For years, I have used a clear cleaning spray to do this. For years, I have been accused of not cleaning the kitchen properly. While not being a particular source of marital discord, there is little worse in life than doing the best job you can and being told it still isn?t good enough.
Recently though things have changed for the better. I discovered something in my life of greater importance than a healthy meta-tarsel! Yes, Flash Spray With Bleach.
Found in just about every major supermarket (and also the pound shop in the local precinct which is cheaper!) they are marketed in a white spray bottle with grotesque orange and yellow design to catch the eye. It is those purveyors of cleanliness, Proctor & Gamble, who manufacture this stuff.
So, what does it do? Well, it cleans. It cleans magnificently too. You simply spray it on to the work surface, cool hob or sink and leave it for a few seconds. Then you can simply cut through the grime by wiping with a damp cloth or kitchen paper. It appears to magically destroy tough stains and you are never left spending several minutes scrubbing away at a square inch of something horrible! Flash has already done the job, allowing a mere man to deliver kitchen cleanliness of female quality! A gleaming kitchen makes for happy wife!
The instructions on the bottle are simple too. You should avoid spraying on to a hot surface, as I think this evaporates the cleansing agents
. You shouldn?t mix it with other cleaners and on metal, rubber and vinyl, you should wipe away immediately to ensure it cleans without damaging the surface.
So, is there a catch? Not really. You do need to consider that this is a traditional (although diluted) bleach so it will mark clothes detrimentally if you lean onto a sprayed surface ? don?t clean the kitchen in your best frock. I never do!!! It is also unsuitable for wood or carpets.
From a safety point of view, there is a clip over cap that stops the spray coming out when you don?t want it to, but as with most household cleaning fluids, keep it out of reach of children, as it is mildly toxic and as such shouldn?t be sprayed near food. While I never do, users really should wear rubber gloves when applying this stuff. I simply wash my hands in cold water immediately after use.
So, I definitely recommend Flash Spray With Bleach. It works far better than other spray cleaners I have used in the kitchen, improving cleanliness and saving time.
The supermarkets charge between £1.39 and £1.79 for a 500ml bottle that, used daily, seems to last for 3-4 weeks in my modestly sized kitchen. The rather dubious pound shop on my local precinct is my source of this household essential though, charging all of £1.00!! Excellent value and a small price to pay to avoid botulism, salmonella and other nasty little things!