17 before and after cleaning photos that every perfectionist will love

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!

threebloodynails

2. Meanwhile in New York

Trevor Little

3. Who would have thought these were stunning door knobs?

KombuchaMushroomPeop

4. This bathroom defines the word 'filth'

xTrekSuubie

5. McDonalds' deep fat fryers pre and post-clean!

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6. No paint applied - just a good scrub

251Cane

7. A new lease of life!

TerryPweef

8. When you scrape off algae

cooker96

9. A Detroit church gets its first clean in 134 years!

DetroitStalker

10. Using a laser to remove rust

TRUMPF Inc.

11. The awesome Marischal College in Aberdeen, Scotland

12. Ready for the kids to mess up again!

pristinepathway

13. Trinity Abbey mid-clean

emissaryofwinds

14. The difference is amazing!

Anansi3003

15. Restoring a painting 200 years' after it was produced

Philip Mould

16. This track's beginning to look as good as new

Dudthestud

17. A jetty's cleaned for the first time in 15 years!

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