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A clean house is important for good health, but depending on the cleaners we use, and the people we live with, we might be at risk of triggering reactions based on our choices. Some people are sensitive or have allergic reactions to both chemicals and the scents often included in cleaners. To mitigate these challenges and take good care of both the house and our health, there’s a safer cleaning alternative some...
December 17, 2020
Looking to avoid harsh cleaners while still protecting the family against the novel coronavirus? You might be tempted to stick with a natural product, or even straight vinegar, to avoid the chemicals in traditional cleaners. But it’s important to make sure the cleaners you’re using are actually doing the job. Are vinegar and “green” cleaners enough to fight off COVID-19? - It’s important to keep your...
April 13, 2020
How safe and effective are your household cleaners? -Bleach- and many other harsh, chemical-based -household cleaners- can be dangerous to keep around, and their fumes can be damaging to the lungs. But are there any natural alternatives that work? Our findings may surprise you. We don’t have to render the air and surfaces toxic just to get a good clean. We can disinfect toothbrushes using salt and...
February 28, 2020
Some of the most bacteria-laden items we touch daily are not found out in the dirty, grimy world-at-large. They’re actually in our homes. Household items, especially personal items that are regularly in contact with our skin, are breeding grounds for harmful bacteria and other nasties. According to - Time - , items that stay moist or wet, such as kitchen sponges, hand towels, toothbrushes and toothbrush...
November 4, 2019