The best cleaning tips we’ve learnt from TikTok

Our pick of the hacks from the social media app to make your home spotless

Victoria BrzezinskiThe Sunday TimesVictoria BrzezinskiThe Sunday Times

We’ve come a long way since Barry Scott dipped his grimy penny in Cillit Bang in the famous commercial. Home-organisation gurus and “cleanfluencers” such as Marie Kondo and Mrs Hinch have become household names — and if you keep scrolling past the viral dances and lip-syncing videos on TikTok, you’ll discover a goldmine of cleaning videos and home-renovation hacks.

The social media app is usually considered the preserve of Gen Z and Peter Pan millennials, given that more than a quarter of the 3.7 million UK users are aged between 18 and 24, but it is increasingly giving a platform to countless “cleanfluencers”. Everyone from professional cleaners to lifestyle bloggers and everyday enthusiasts are sharing videos demonstrating how to scrub, mop and wipe away household


The best cleaning tips we’ve learnt from TikTok