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It’s No April Fool, Brits Say A Clean Home Is More Relaxing Than A Spa Break
71% of UK adults say a clean home boosts their mood, with Queen’s I Want to Break Free topping the charts as our favourite songs we like to clean to...
It’s No April Fool, Brits Say A Clean Home Is More Relaxing Than A Spa Break

71% of UK adults say a clean home boosts their mood, with Queen’s I Want to Break Free topping the charts as our favourite songs we like to clean to

What does relaxation look like to you? Perhaps it’s a cup of tea whilst watching tv, listening to classical music in the park, or reading a book on a sunny beach? It turns out a large percentage of Brits find relaxation in the form of a clean and tidy home, with 45% of adults admitting that rolling up their sleeves and using a bit of elbow grease whilst cleaning helps them to relax.

But what is it about a spotless home that we like so much? 71% say a clean home helps lift their mood, with a sixth claiming it’s a bigger mood booster than a spa trip. In fact, Brits are so keen to keep their homes clean because of how relaxed it makes them feel, they spend a whopping £601 million on cleaning each week.

New research by floor cleaning specialists, BISSELL®, has found a fifth of Brits find being at home when it’s untidy or unclean makes them feel stressed, with 16% saying it frustrates them. It may come as no surprise that cleaning the carpet is the job we find the most satisfying, so finding some pleasure in cleaning your floors might be worthwhile.

With an array of new products that make the task of cleaning both carpets and hard floors easier, it’s no surprise that 22% of us admit we’d like a cleaning appliance as a gift, following the boom in ‘cleanfluencers’.

Daniela Constantine, Group Brand Manager for BISSELL®, adds: “There is nothing more satisfying than spending time in a home that feels clean and hygienic, and our survey results go to show just how houseproud we are as a nation. But it’s important to remember that cleaning doesn’t stop at just vacuuming, it’s important to wash your hard floors, carpets and upholstery - and there’s no better time to do this than during a good old-fashioned Spring Clean!

With 145 years of heritage, BISSELL® are the floor cleaning specialists. Generations of technical floor cleaning expertise have been applied to keep carpets, tiles, hard wood, vinyl and laminate smelling fresh and free from hair, dirt, dust and debris.  From the CrossWave Cordless Max which vacs, mops and dries hard floors all at the same time, to the Spot Clean Pro, the ultimate emergency spot cleaner perfect for high traffic areas and the ProHeat 2X Revolution Pet Pro, the ultimate carpet cleaner, the BISSELL® range gets to work on all your floors and upholstery, and even in the car!

When it comes to our number one song to clean to, Queen’s ‘I Want To Break Free’ tops the list and here is a list of the top 5;

  • I want to break free, Queen
  • Livin' on a prayer, Bon Jovi
  • Uptown Funk, Bruno Mars
  • I got a feeling, Black Eyed Peas
  • 9 to 5, Dolly Parton

Even though 29% of us agree that working remotely has made them more houseproud, 4.9 million Brits spend less time cleaning now they’re not in the office as much.

The BISSELL® floor cleaning range is available from bisselldirect.co.uk, Amazon and major electrical retailers