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Earthwise Multi-surface Cleaning Spray - Tea Tree & Thyme incorporates the antibacterial qualities of both tea tree and thyme whilst offering a clean, pleasant aroma that lingers long after the cleaning task is complete.
I like the idea of using environmentally friendly products where possible. With all the publicity around keeping our waterways clean and leaving tiny footprints, it is up to everyone to play their part. I recycle when I can, and am extremely pleased with myself when I find a new use for something that has fallen apart or lost its gloss.
So I really went to town trying out this cleaner on every possible surface in order to give it the maximum test drive. I like the smell of thyme that comes through strongly and lingers after the cleaning is done. It is not a conventional disinfectant smell but rather a fresh herbal aroma that makes you feel you have zapped all the germs and left the surfaces squeaky clean.
It did a great job on the bathroom surfaces. We used it on the bath and shower surround and also on the plastic toilet seat. I was going to use it on the varnished windowsill as well but decided not to in case it caused some damage. There is a warning on the packet about using it on certain surfaces; it recommends trying it on a small area first. This I have yet to do.
As we were going out to visit friends, I packed the bottle so I could try it on their kitchen. I knew they had been busy all week so it was quite likely their kitchen surfaces would be in need of a clean, and after all, what are mates for? They were more than happy for me to try it on their stove and sink so after we had caught up with the gossip over some drinks I got busy.
The stove responded well to the cleaner. I needed to apply a little elbow-grease to get the job done but it was not too challenging. The sink area, however, was another matter. It is stainless steel; I did not want to use a tool that might scratch it, so I applied a liberal helping of the mixture and used a damp disposable cloth as the instructions suggested. There was no sign of it making any difference. Next I tried a fine steel wool cloth. Still no difference. Finally I attacked it with a soft nylon scrubbing brush and it started to come clean, but it took a lot of rubbing for any improvement to appear.
It may be that I was using the wrong product for the sink as I don't think it should have needed that much effort. It was not especially grubby to start with so it is not as though I were trying to clean away ingrained dirt. I did not want to use stronger scrubbers in case I caused surface damage. However, apart from this one reservation, I was satisfied with the overall performance of the product.
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