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Outwitting Housework

Extent: 224pages

Size: 198x129mm

Publication Date: 14/06/2018

Price: £8.99

ISBN: 9781782439141

Categories: Humour

About the Book

Publication Date: 14/06/2018

Price: £5.99

ISBN: 9781782439264

Categories: Humour

About the Book

Entertaining and packed full of time-saving tips, Outwitting Housework is an essential guide to making your house gleam without breaking a sweat. Household expert Barty Phillips shares her clever tips for avoiding chores wherever possible, revealing her sanity-saving shortcuts and creative advice for keeping those boring tasks to a minimum.

Discover what basic tools of the trade you need and how to use them to bring sparkle, shine and a sense of calm to your home. Learn how to do effective minimal tidying, train errant family members and engage technology to help save you even more effort.

Armed with these cunning and creative stratagems, you’ll soon be drying off those rubber gloves and doing something much more fun instead.

About the Author

Barty Phillips is an RHS trained gardener and designer. She was Home Correspondent of the Observer for sixteen years and now works freelance for several national magazines, including BBC Homes & Antiques. She has written several books on home and garden subjects, including How to Clean Absolutely Everything (Piatkus, 2004).