Tips for Eco-Friendly Cleaning

in Home
Among all the things going green, cleaning is definitely one of the best for you and the environment. You don't even have to sacrifice a thorough clean just because you're cleaning with gentler products. If you want to be more green, consider the following tips about how you clean. Use cleaners that are eco-friendly. It's easy to find cleaners that are non-toxic, made from plant-based substances and are biodegradable. Plant-based green cleaners usually have pleasant, natural oils like coconut or palm kernel. Cleaners that are pH-neutral are just some of the many other options. You can be assured that these products are non-toxic and won't damage your home. Improve your home's air. The chemicals in many cleaners can damage your skin or senses. This does not even take into account the natural pollutants that travel freely through the air. Typical air freshening methods can sometimes do more harm than good. There are many spray fresheners that can replace your aerosol cans or for another fragrant options use spices or herbs to freshen a room. Baking soda is a very good option. Sprinkle it on carpet as you vacuum to create a very fresh, crisp smell. Plants like Peace Lilies or others with broad green leaves are great for filtering air even though they don't necessarily freshen it. Keep toxic substances off your floors and out of your home. It's a real chore to keep floors clean and spotless. You may not even realize the number of chemicals and unhealthy substances that can be tracked into a home. Sturdy doormats can help scrub away the worst offenders. A more effective way to keep toxins out is to make your family and guests go shoeless in your home. There are numerous other ways that you can go green at home. Using soap and water rather than antibacterial cleaners is one way to stay healthy. Seek out some green websites and articles if you want to learn more. By taking a few simple steps you can begin to live a greener lifestyle. It's up to you how green to make it. By limiting the bad substances that enter your home and cleaning with the good ones, you're making your home a better environment. With a little work your home can be green and clean.
Author Box
Marlon Jackson has 1 articles online

Find out more about Shark Steam Mops. shark steam mop

Add New Comment

Tips for Eco-Friendly Cleaning

Log in or Create Account to post a comment.
Security Code: Captcha Image Change Image
Showing 1 comments

Sort by: Subscribe by RSS

  • comment_image

    nev- 2011/01/02 16:57:45 pm

    Spick and Span is family owned and operated business since 1991. Serving Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas. We offer a high quality dry cleaning alterations / repair Laundry Napkin hire Table linen If you are looking for a dry cleaning service in Caister-on-sea or a launderette service in Great Yarmouth, that will save you time and money, look no further than the professional team here at Spick and Span Dry Cleaners. Whatever your cleaning requirements, our team will be happy to oblige with our complete and comprehensive service. Spick and Span is recognized as being a “green” dry cleaning business by offering all our customers a reusable wooden hanger, thereby reducing the use of wire hangers used. At Spick and Span Dry Cleaners, we have developed an excellent reputation for our professional, quality service with a quick turnaround and excellent prices As the number one choice for alterations and repairs in the Yarmouth area, we are dedicated to a offer professional service for suits, dresses and shirts. We will inspect, tag and process your clothing, which helps us look for stains or other problems. Then your clothes will be pre-treated to remove stains and then dry cleaned. We will then provide a post-spotting finish to help remove any lingering stains, and finish the process by pressing the clothing. It is our way of providing you with extra special care. All items are hand finished on the premises, 2 hour 'Express' and same day service available. For a free home/office pickup and delivery, please call for a collection slot Spick and Span has been operating as family-run Dry Cleaners for 18 years and last year entered the commercial laundry business from our Great Yarmouth branch. Since opening for business we have already secured contracts to supply many leading 3 and 4 star hotel operators, bed and breakfast establishments and restaurants in the Great Yarmouth area. We have now invested in new machinery to increase our volumes and are therefore marketing our service to include businesses further into Norfolk and Suffolk. At Spick and Span we offer a wide verity of laundry services for Hotels and Restaurants:- Hotel Linen Hire • :- Sheets, Duvet Covers, Pillow Cases, Towels & Bath Mats Restaurant Linen Hire • :-Table Cloths, Napkins, Tea Towels & Glass Cloths At Spick and Span we pride ourselves in our efficient workmanship and excellent service. We understand how important quality table linen is and our dedicated team will work with you to turn your requirements into reality. Whether you are planning a large corporate event, a wedding, a small party or a family affair, Spick and Span can help you with all your linen hire requirements. We have a large selection of tablecloths and napkins available for hire in a wide selection of fabrics. Our friendly and efficient team will be delighted to assist you over the phone, or you can make an appointment for us to visit you. We will work in partnership with you to offer the best solution to meet your needs and accommodate your budget.

This article was published on 2011/01/02