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    • shoperholicnot
    • By shoperholicnot 24th Mar 06, 9:48 PM
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    Stardrops..I have seen the light!
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    • 24th Mar 06, 9:48 PM
    Stardrops..I have seen the light! 24th Mar 06 at 9:48 PM
    Used to frequently walk past bottles of Stardrops in sainsburys whilst thinking what the hell is that stuff? but not intriged enough to actually buy a bottle, well I must announce that, after reading so much about here, I bought a bottle and blooming good it is too!! I am now converted!

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    • livinginhope
    • By livinginhope 24th Mar 06, 9:50 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 9:50 PM
    I bought my 1st bottle today too and never seen my sink and taps gleam so much,why have I never bought it before?
  • mandy_moo_1
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    • 24th Mar 06, 10:12 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 10:12 PM
    Do you use it neat on cloth, or dilute it? what sorts of things can you clean with it?

    • shoperholicnot
    • By shoperholicnot 24th Mar 06, 10:26 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 10:26 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 10:26 PM
    It can be used neat or a small amount diluted in water, I have used it tonigth on kitchen floor. also used it neat on bath brought it up a treat. had some pen marks on paintwork and used a bit neat on cloth, took pen marks straight off. I paid about 75p for a 600ml bottle in sainsburys. believe that you can use it on upholstery as well
    • calleyw
    • By calleyw 24th Mar 06, 10:38 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 10:38 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 10:38 PM
    And your hand washing as well.

    I have yet to use my bottle as I only got it this afternoon.


    Yours


    Calley
    • CarolTheExtra
    • By CarolTheExtra 24th Mar 06, 10:54 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 10:54 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 10:54 PM
    I bought my first bottle today (never noticed it before) and although addicted to
    shopping had never noticed micofibre cloths. Got pack of 3 from Savers for 89p. I like so many others on here are over the moon with these two items. Am going to get
    more cloths tomorrow. Our shower door has never been cleaner!
    • savingmum
    • By savingmum 24th Mar 06, 11:56 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 11:56 PM
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    • 24th Mar 06, 11:56 PM
    Another convert here as well
  • stellagypsy
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    • 25th Mar 06, 6:35 AM
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    • 25th Mar 06, 6:35 AM
    My late father used to work at a steel works and his work clothes were always filthy dirty - he used a Stardrops solution to soak his shirts and trousers in as nothing else would get the muck out. The smell of Stardrops always reminds me of this.

    It's pretty good stuff but I would advise you to wear rubber gloves, however as IIRC it is not kind to skin.

    Stella
    • Ali-OK
    • By Ali-OK 25th Mar 06, 7:02 AM
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    • 25th Mar 06, 7:02 AM
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    • 25th Mar 06, 7:02 AM
    Another newbie to Stardrops! Bought the 600ml for 75p in Sainsburys also! Couldn't find any microfibre cloths though. What do they look like? I'm going into town today, so will look in Wilko's and see if I can get some there.

    Am looking forward to cleaning the house for a change!
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    • pawpurrs
    • By pawpurrs 25th Mar 06, 7:03 AM
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    Not enviromentally friendly, then I take it????
    • Ali-OK
    • By Ali-OK 25th Mar 06, 7:12 AM
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    Not enviromentally friendly, then I take it????
    by pawpurrs
    Is that a reference to Stardrops?
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    • pawpurrs
    • By pawpurrs 25th Mar 06, 7:13 AM
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    Yes i was wondering if it was, or not?
    • pawpurrs
    • By pawpurrs 25th Mar 06, 7:14 AM
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    It's pretty good stuff but I would advise you to wear rubber gloves, however as IIRC it is not kind to skin.

    Stella
    by stellagypsy
    Thats why I was wondering. :confused:
    • Ali-OK
    • By Ali-OK 25th Mar 06, 7:20 AM
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    I don't know to be honest! The bottle is recyclable as plastic, but it doesn't have a full list of ingredients...just says contains amongst other things less than 5%, preservative: 2-bromo 2 nitropropane 1 3-diolm 5-15% Anionic surfactant.

    From reading the boards here, a little goes a very long way and does a very good job.

    Maybe someone in the know can fill us in?
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  • Lillibet
    Never heard of it before now but will look out for it!

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    • Ticklemouse
    • By Ticklemouse 25th Mar 06, 7:54 AM
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    Aww - my grandma always used to use Stardrops ...... memories

    I have bought it before but it was in my pre-OS days so can't remember what it was like. My next door neighbour uses it too - she's the same age as me and I remember thinking it was a strange product for her to buy. I'll bet her mum used to use it

    However, I noticed a while back that my big Tesco's have discontinued it :confused:
  • shammyjack
    If you like Stardrops you will love its big brother STARCLEN !

    It is a white coloured liquid with the added cleaning power of ammonia and shifts anything .

    I put some in a spray bottle and use it for heavy jobs like oven cleaning etc, works a dream and no nasty burns like with most oven cleaners !


    shammy
  • jutecity
    Stardrops is fab! My mum introduced me to it years ago when I still lived at home. In fact, I just washed the bathroom floor with it about 10 minutes ago (see what an exciting Saturday night I have!) and washed down all the kitchen worktops with it earlier. Asda still sell it, last time I bought it there it cost about 60p. Can't say I have ever found it hard on the hands and I never wear rubber gloves, maybe I'm just a tough old boot! I will look out for Starclen too.
    • FunkyFairy
    • By FunkyFairy 25th Mar 06, 7:13 PM
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    I saw Starclen in morrisons next to the stardrops in morrisons i wondered if it was any good.
  • mcoletta
    Go to Wilkinsons for Stardrops its so much cheaper its only 56p!
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