Our top tips to straighten up your home for last-minute guests

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We’ve all been there.

It’s the day before your “big clean day”, so it stands to reason you’re going to get a call from your friend, who you haven’t seen in ages, asking if you’d mind them popping over for a quick cuppa and a biccy. That’s all well and good until you put down the phone, stop and stare and do a cartoon-worthy gulp.

Alright, so that might be slightly over-dramatic, but we have all been caught unawares by a visitor turning up without much notice. And as we are in the business of getting your homes in tip-top shape, we were only too happy to share with The Mail Online & The Mail on Sunday, 9 simple ways to perform a last minute clean. (more…)

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The Mail Online and The Sun Ask CEO Rune Sovndahl about Keeping Your Home Bacteria-Free

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As spring flutters in through our tentatively opened windows, we can all breathe a sigh of relief that we are out of the “cold and flu” woods…or can we? The aim of the seasonal game of many families this winter has been to just keep out of the doctor’s surgeries. Some emerged victoriously, others were vanquished.

Rune shared some simple and practical steps to limit the dangers of the germs that decide to play house with you and your loved ones. (more…)

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Get the Best Tenant and Money OFF the Letting Fee with Houzen.co.uk

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Here at Fantastic Services, we are always on the lookout for new ways to save you time and money. We are pleased to introduce you to Houzen, an ingenious way for you to rent your property quickly and without hassle.

Houzen.co.uk is a lettings platform that helps you find tenants fast. You list your property for free, and local independent agents that they’ve handpicked will take on the task of finding you a tenant. When they find someone that suits your needs, at a price you are happy with, only then will you pay them a lettings fee that is up to 50% less than the going market rate.

All you have to do is go to their website and specify your property’s details. This shouldn’t take more than 2 minutes. Once Houzen has found your perfect tenant, message the Houzen team via the website help chat to redeem a further 10% discount on your letting fee by telling them that we referred you. Remember, if the Houzen agents can’t find you the perfect tenant, you won’t pay a penny.

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Meet the Pros: Plamena

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It’s over – winter has finally released its cold grasp over the country. And while the blooming trees, chirping birds, and rising temperatures are no doubt lifting our spirits as we speak, our gardens and homes are probably in dire need of some tidying up. Thus, we felt that it was our sacred duty to prevent this national crisis and introduce you to Plamena – a professional in the field of gardening and regular house cleaning. (more…)

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Clean Answers to a Slightly… Dirty Topic!

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Fantastic Services recently commissioned a survey to find out the most popular places British people have… ahem… gotten “down and dirty.” The Daily Star took an interest in our research, and published an article about the results.

And those results were certainly a bit of an eyebrow raiser! But it was really the difference in attitudes between what people would put up when indulging in a little physical activity outside rather than inside that really caught our interest as cleaners.

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