Fragrance – Chemicals

Did you know….. Fragrance can be defined as the chemicals in a product to give it a certain scent.The scent used in a product does not give it anymore cleaning power. Who knew…

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Bamboo Cutting Board

Did you know… That most bamboo cutting boards are cheaper to purchase. The harder material aren’t good for knife use and that most manufacturers use melamine-formaldehyde resin to bind the cutting board together Who knew…..

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How to Prevent Dust Build Up on a Ceiling Fan

Fact Friday Did you know… A ceiling fan with 36- inch blades uses approximately 55 watts of energy. A fan with 48-inch blades uses approximately 75 watts of energy. A fan with 52-inch blades uses approximately 90 watts of energy. The efficiency of any fan is reduced when you add dust on top of the…

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How to find Safe Cleaning Products

Purchasing cleaning products can be confusing. Does the ” Natural “ on the label mean that it is a healthier choice and safe for the household? Does a word ” Green “  mean it’s a healthier choice and safe for the environment? A guide, that we use all the time to learn about products that…

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Does carpet contain toxic chemicals? – Fact Friday

Did you know….. Most area rugs combine synthetic face fibers — nylon, polyester, and olefin (polypropylene) – produced mainly from petroleum derivates, with over 100 chemicals added for stain resistance, wear resistance, mothproofing, fungicides, soil repellents, processing aids and adhesives binding the backings and the tufts together. Many of these chemicals, as well as fibers themselves, are sources…

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Cleaning Your Hands with Antibacterial Soap

Fact Friday…. Did you know…… that using Antibacterial soap whether in the pump bottle or bar are NOT GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT They have triclosan  that alters the way some hormones work in the body and raises potential concerns for the effects of use in humans. Kills GOOD BACTERIA May create  antibiotic resistance to bacteria…

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Can Contact Lenses be Recycled

                                                                                 Image by Bruno Henrique from Pixabay Eye care offices are now teaming up and are…

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Does Rubbing Alcohol Expire?

Did you know…. Rubbing alcohol and Hydrogen peroxide have and expiration date on the bottle? Yeah, they will go bad. The shelf life is usually 2 to 3 years for unopened bottles. Who knew…….

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Microwave Cleaning

Fact Friday Do not use any cleaners for the inside of a microwave. Some suggested ways are: Lemon slices in a microwave glass bowl with water microwaved on high. Oranges and limes also work well.  Wipe down afterwards. Another method is using white Vinegar diluted with water. Spray this solution inside and wipe it clean.

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Why Cleaning is Important to Health

Fact Friday Why cleaning is important for health? Experts say that by doing a thorough Spring-cleaning it has many health benefits. A clean home can strengthen your immune system and help you avoid illnesses. A decluttered home can also help with depression and stress.

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