Cleaning objects can give them a second lease of life and the following snaps prove that it's well-worth the effort.
Furniture, jewelry and lots of other objects in your home deserve to be spruced up before being replaced. Plus the results can provide the ultimate in satisfaction.
Here are 20 satisfying photos of objects before and after being cleaned.
1. They were on the point of taking them to the dumpster
2. From dirty to gleaming
3. If you own a pet, you'll know what this means
4. They never realized the tiles were a terracotta color
5. 25 years of dust and grime
6. Ever wondered what's lurking under your keyboard?
7. A boring chore, but the results are impressive
8. Even more satisfying!
9. An inviting garden
10. Ready for its next batch of toast
11. Good for another few years
12. From invisible to visible
13. And they wondered why the AC wasn't working
14. From yucky to inviting
15. Beneath the fridge
16. One good-as-new teapot
17. Car seat facelift
18. The perils of having long hair
19. This really deserved a good clean!
20. Work clothes revamp