It also splits the honours between colour and conventional cleaners, because it turns purple as it works. Buy now from Halfords. Image 5 of The spray is a bit narrow for optimum coverage, but Redline had the edge over our winner. Image 6 of It works well, too; it had the edge over the all-conquering Bilt-Hamber across our tests.
So why only four stars? Image 7 of Wheel Cleaner is part of the Pro Class launch line-up covering most tasks, from polishing and protecting to cleaning.
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Wire wheels, chrome finishes and stainless steel are out, too. You also only have to leave it to work for around three minutes before rinsing off. However, poor value next to the Bilt-Hamber and those restrictions lose it a star. Image 8 of This new cleaner from Turtle Wax is another of the pH-neutral products that turns red as it works. Like the others here it needs to be left for five minutes to work, but the instructions say it should also be agitated before rinsing with a pressure washer.
The spray is on the narrow side but the cleaner relatively thick, and clings well. It was a top performer with both rinsing and the weighted brush, but a higher price counts against it. Image 9 of Black Diamond is one of the latest to produce a pH-neutral cleaner.
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The Iron Out cleaner works quicker than rivals, too, requiring just two minutes to shift the worst of the grime. It was a step ahead of the rest of the samples. Image 11 of The mousse works well, expanding rapidly and clinging better than its rival. With a rinse it made progress on the grime, but plenty was left and brushing left a clean finish.
This is the price you pay for a cleaner that will work on all wheel types and finishes. And talking of price, this is not a cheap option; you get half the amount you do with the auto-wheel for much the same cost. Image 12 of It is an orange formula that goes on in a foamy spray and lives up to its claims for good cling properties. Lower until your arms are straight again.
Bend your knees slightly and brace your core, then pull the bar up, leading with your elbows. Lower it back to the start. Brace your core, then pull yourself up until your chin is over the bar. Keeping your elbows tucked in, curl the weights up, squeezing your biceps at the top. Lower them back to the start.
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Keeping your chest up and core braced, squat down as deep as you can. Drive back up through your heels to return to the start. With your core braced, bend forwards slowly from the hips, as far as your hamstrings allow but not past horizontal. Return to the start. Thrust your hips up, squeeze your glutes at the top, and then return to the start.
Hold a bar in front of your neck with your hands just wider than shoulder-width apart. Keeping your chest up and core braced, press the bar overhead until your arms are straight. Stand tall in front of a barbell resting on safety bars at knee height.
Bend and grasp the bar with an overhand grip, then stand up until your back is straight again, squeezing your shoulder blades together at the top. Sit on an upright bench with a dumbbell in each hand at shoulder height. Keeping your chest up, press the weights directly overhead until your arms are straight, then lower them back to the start.
Stand tall, holding a light dumbbell in each hand with palms facing. Keeping your chest up and a bend in your elbows, raise the weights out to shoulder height, then lower back to the start.
Your wood floors are looking tired, but the idea of refinishing them is just too daunting. Not to worry: There are a number of ways to bring dated, dull or damaged floors back to life — without the long and arduous process of sanding, restaining and resealing. Screening, also known as buffing, is a quick, relatively inexpensive method of shining wood floors, which involves lightly abrading the top coat of polyurethane, then applying a new coat of finish.
By contrast, refinishing a floor of the same size can cost double that amount and take two or three days for the same size area. Or, if you want to experiment, Mr. Keeley said, clean an inconspicuous spot, like behind a door, then apply a small amount of paint thinner or mineral spirits to a white rag and wipe the floor.
If the rag turns yellow or brown, the finish is likely wax. When he moved in a few years ago, he ripped up a dingy wall-to-wall carpet and found pine floors that had turned an unbecoming shade of orange.