Whether it's housework or an exterior clean, we all know how boring chores can be. But once we've finished, the results can be spectacular!
So, if you've got some cleaning to do, but are totally lacking motivation, then take a browse through these surprising before and after photos - if these don't get you going, then nothing will!
1. Show off your artistic skills when using a pressure washer!
2. Meanwhile in New York
3. Who would have thought these were stunning door knobs?
4. This bathroom defines the word 'filth'
5. McDonalds' deep fat fryers pre and post-clean!
6. No paint applied - just a good scrub
7. A new lease of life!
8. When you scrape off algae
9. A Detroit church gets its first clean in 134 years!
10. Using a laser to remove rust
11. The awesome Marischal College in Aberdeen, Scotland
12. Ready for the kids to mess up again!
13. Trinity Abbey mid-clean
14. The difference is amazing!
15. Restoring a painting 200 years' after it was produced
16. This track's beginning to look as good as new
17. A jetty's cleaned for the first time in 15 years!