House Hold Dust?
Where Does Household Dust Come From? Dust On Furniture One of the frustrating things about house cleaning is that no matter how hard you try to keep your areas clean, the household dust still accumulates. The dust that settles on your furniture is a grey color, 70 % is mostly flakes of human skin. Dry…Read More
Household Spray Cleaners – Dangerous
Unlocked cabinetThe number of injuries to young children caused by exposure to household cleaning products have decreased almost by half over the past two decades. Roughly 12,000 children under the age of 6 are still being treated in U.S. emergency rooms every year for these types of accidental poisonings. This is largely due to child-resistant…Read More
Chemicals in Household Cleaning Products
The facts are that health problems have been linked to environmental toxins in the home. These toxins are causing problems in our children, everything from headaches to pediatric cancer. Our bodies absorb these toxins through our skin and by inhaling. In fact, the EPA consistently ranks indoor air quality among the top five environmental risks…Read More
BPA- Bisphenol A
What does BPA stand for? Bisphenol A is a chemical found in items such as hard plastics, including drinking water bottles, products packaged in plastic containers. eye glass lenses, shower curtain liners, electronics and store receipts. Studies have shown that exposure too BPA or its counter part BPS ( Bisphenol S ) is linked to a…Read More
Pillow Case Flaps In or Out?
This has always been a debate, similar to the debate about toilet paper over or under. By the way, that is a bug I killed that came out of a pillow case flap. I was starting a new client and she wanted me to check on how the bed was made for her cleaners that…Read More
How to Remove Sand from Your Body?
Summer is always fun at the beach, swimming, playing volleyball, corn hole, soaking up the rays and just chilling. We clean a lot of beach houses and see a lot of sand inside. Ever wonder how you can leave the sand at the beach and not bring it back in your car or house? I…Read More
What Causes Soap Scum?
What is Soap Scum? Soap scum is a white plaque build up in the shower or sink. What causes this build up? It comes from hard water, oil coming from our skin, scalp and hair. Hard water has a high calcium/magnesium content. When it is mixed with soap products including shampoo, oil from our skin.…Read More
The Story Behind Our Cartoon
I went to High school with Mark Brewer in Connecticut and he had already been doing illustrations since he was fifteen. He did illustrations for our popular Shoreline newspaper, and other publications such as our high school newsletter. I loved his sense of humor, I could relate….. How the idea came about… I used to…Read More
Dryer Balls vs. Dryer Sheets
What’s the difference between using dryer sheets vs wool dryer balls? Dryer sheets soften clothes by coating them with a fatty molecule that softens the fabric creating a softness touching our skin. Wool dryer balls soften by agitating the fabric. Dryer sheets often contain chemicals such as : Dipalmethyl hydroxyethylammoinum methosulfate, a softening and antistatic…Read More
4 Scratch Prevention Products
We see a lot of scratches on wood floors. Especially houses that are rentals, houses that are on the beach or near the beach. It just takes a little bit of sand too get under a chair leg to scratch up a floor. Sometimes, just the chair leg, itself causes scratching. We suggested to the…Read More