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The Clean & Tidy Home Show

The Clean & Tidy Home Show

WOW! We're still on a high from the amazing weekend we just spent at The inaugural Clean & Tidy Home Show at ExCel London.

Vamoosh stand Clean & Tidy Show
Three members of our marketing team represented Vamoosh over the weekend, with our bright and bold stand in the centre of the exhibition hall (easy to hunt down with our signature turquoise colour scheme!)  

The show offered a fabulous opportunity for members of the public to discover new tips, tricks and hacks for cleaning, tidying and organising from experts within the home-tidying space plus to meet many of the faces behind the cleaning instagram accounts we all know and love, including some of the big names in cleaning and tidying such as Lynsey Queen of Clean, Mrs Hinch and Stacey Solomon...

Lynsey Queen of Clean

Lynsey Queen of Clean

We have enjoyed getting to know Lynsey very well over the years, in fact our friendship goes back almost 5 years to when we launched Vamoosh Pet Hair Dissolver. She has always been so supportive of our brand and a huge advocate of our products, which she uses regularly. 

We were delighted when she recommended using Vamoosh on the Main Stage at the event and also when she came to find us for a catch up and a coffee (and the now obligatory 'Vamoosh shake'!) 

Lynsey had a special 30 minute slot hosted by ITV's Georgina Burnett on the Main Stage at the event, talking about her best cleaning tips and tricks and answering a raft of questions from the audience (there really is NOTHING that Lynsey can't answer when it comes to questions about cleaning.)

Meeting Mrs Hinch & Stacey Solomon...

Another big highlight for us was to meet 'in person' the lovely Mrs Hinch and Stacey Solomon. The two friends (and huge influencers with a combined reach of over 10 million followers) unexpectedly turned up for a Sunday afternoon wander round the show - much to the surprise and delight of the attendees!  As many of you will know, we have worked with Mrs Hinch for a number of years to promote our Vamoosh Pet Hair Dissolver.  Mrs Hinch is a genuine user of Vamoosh which she uses to wash her dog Henry's bedding and whilst we've enjoyed working together virtually, we've never had the chance to meet her 'in the flesh' before, so we were over the moon when she made a beeline for our stand and came to say hello! 

Mrs Hinch and the Vamoosh team

So what we she like? As everyone always says, she was a really lovely lady! Very genuine, very smiley... and a lot taller than any of us imagined her to be!! She even told us she'd just stocked up on another 4 boxes of Vamoosh! 

Another highlight (especially for our social media manager Evie who is a huge fan!) was to meet Stacey Solomon.  Stacey was at the Show to support her sister, Jem, who runs the very popular 'Label Lady' business which sells beautifully aesthetic labels for home organisation (check her instagram here). From the smile on Evie's face, you can see she was absolutely buzzing to have met Stacey.  

Stacey Solomon and Vamoosh

And the pièce de resistance...? 

Whilst it was lovely to meet some of the 'bigger' influencers in the cleaning space, we all agreed that the best bit of the weekend was catching up with the cleaning and organising community: people we've spoken to or connected with on social media over the last 5 years since we launched our brand. They are the friendliest, nicest people you'll ever meet and the reason why the cleaning community is such a supportive space.  

Equally, the Clean and Tidy Home Show events team were incredibly organised, supportive and approachable.... and the event was such a success they have already launched the date for next year... the 14th-15th October 2023.  Find out more here. 

Happy faces (and achy feet!) but a true sense of community...

Having spent 2 solid days on our feet, we may have come away with a few aches and pains (not least from the muscles in our cheeks from smiling so much) but our hearts are full with the knowledge that the cleaning community is one of the most supportive groups we've ever had the chance to be involved in and no matter how big or small the influencer or the brand is, everyone is happy to support each other.... and at the end of the day, that's what it's all about isn't it?  

 

Guess the hair competition!

Guess the hair competition!

Over the weekend of the Clean & Tidy Show, we ran a (slightly icky) competition to guess the weight of some dog hair in a jar.

We had lots of entries, some very close, some a loooong way out but we are excited to announce that the winner is....

Charlotte Greedy! 

Charlotte guessed the weight of 166 grams which was the closest of all the guesses.

Here's a pic of the hair being weighed (with the scales set at zero after the jar and lid had been placed on the scales....). 

 

Well done to Charlotte and a huge thank you to everyone who entered. More than anything, it was lovely to meet you all on the stand and get the chance to chat to you about all things pet hair and cleaning! 

Asda now stocks Vamoosh Pet Hair Dissolver

Asda now stocks Vamoosh Pet Hair Dissolver

Vamoosh is now on the shelves at Asda!

Our groundbreaking, award winning Vamoosh Pet Hair Dissolver is now on the shelves at Asda stores!  You can find your favourite pet hair dissolver both instore and also on their virtual shelves online at asda.com. 

Now available in Wilkos!

Now available in Wilkos!

Vamoosh has arrived at another new retailer! 

Vamoosh Pet Hair Dissolver and Vamoosh Washing Machine Cleaner are both now available in Wilkos stores up and down the country. 

You can also find our Vamoosh products at wilko.com here.

We are extremely excited to see our products in Wilkos, as it has been a long term favourite amongst our team for their fantastic range of cleaning and laundry products.  As well as offering a huge and varied range of cleaning and laundry products, Wilko also stock great Garden, Home, Decorating & DIY and Pet ranges. 

Wilko has over 400 stores in the UK, so we hope you have one near to you. You can use their handy store locator to find your nearest store here.

Check out Nath, our social media exec's recent visit to Wilkos here!

 

Let us know if you find Vamoosh in Wilko too!  We love to share all your photos on our instagram page @vamooshcleans

We Won! Queen's award for Enterprise: innovation 2022

We Won! Queen's award for Enterprise: innovation 2022

We are incredibly excited to announce that we have been personally recommended by HRH Queen Elizabeth to receive a Queen's Award for Enterprise - Innovation 2022 for our groundbreaking Vamoosh® Pet Hair Dissolver product.

The Queen's Award for Enterprise is the highest official recognition for British companies so we are understandably over the moon at our latest achievement.  Since we launched Cares Laboratory Ltd in 2017, our Vamoosh brand has gone from strength to strength and we are very proud to receive this incredible recognition for our first innovation, Vamoosh Pet Hair Dissolver.  

Our co-founders Dave Toms and Tom Abbey

tom abbey and dave tomsAs a result of our win, our co-founders Tom Abbey and Dave Toms have been invited to a winners’ Royal reception at Buckingham Palace in July, hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales (be prepared for plenty pictures to follow!)

We’re not resting on our laurels though – we have more patented inventions planned for launch this year (watch this space!) and are confident we can add more Queens Awards in the future. 

It’s been a great ride so far for us and we’re excited to see what the future brings.  Thank you to everyone who has bought, tried, and shared our posts about Vamoosh®!  We appreciate each and every one of you! 

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NEW PRODUCT IN B&M! Our Vamoosh washing machine cleaner has arrived!

NEW PRODUCT IN B&M! Our Vamoosh washing machine cleaner has arrived!

Whoop whoop! We're cock-a-hoop that our Vamoosh Washing Machine Cleaner has just arrived in B&M stores in the UK and Ireland!! What's more, for the month of February 2022, it's on a special promo price for only £2.99! 

What does Vamoosh Washing Machine Cleaner do?

Vamoosh Washing Machine cleaner is the ONLY washing machine cleaner that dissolves hair whilst also giving your machine a really deep clean.  Forget about all the other washing machine cleaners, if you want a REALLY DEEP clean that removes all the clogged up hair you can't see in your pipes and washing machine drainage system, this is the one for you.  we've been getting amazing reviews about this product, so nip down to your nearest B&M store and pick some up. 

Where to find Vamoosh Washing Machine Cleaner in B&M stores

You'll find Vamoosh Washing Machine Cleaner our right at the front of the store on the Manager's Special for the month of February.  In addition (and after Feb) it'll be on the laundry aisle, next to our Vamoosh Pet Hair Dissolver (for washing hairy pet bedding) 

Find out more about our Washing Machine Cleaner with patented hair dissolving technology here.