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There’s nothing better than a freshly cleaned home. The smell of, well, nothing, is absolutely outstanding! But don’t let that lovely, sparkling clean come at a totally-not-worth-it price. Conventional household cleaning products (as you probably already know) can harm our delicate bodies (think chlorine – it can irritate lungs, and respiratory systems). Moreover, many cleaning products harm the environment.
We've rounded up three household cleaning products we aren't fond of, and suggested a few substitutes. Rest assured – these DIY green solutions will get all that grimy grease up and won’t harm your loved ones.
True, bleach is a tried-and-true cleaner, but its fumes are undeniably harsh. Luckily, the following natural, household cleaners can disinfect without irritating your nasal passageways or lungs:
Most glass cleaners you can buy contain trace amounts of ammonia, which can irritate the respiratory tract. Also, if your glass container makes contact with bleach, the combination creates toxic, chloramine gas. Yuck!
A great glass cleaner alternative? Club soda. Simply fill an 8-16 ounce bottle with it, spray, and wipe away fluid with a lint-free cloth. The sodium citrate in the soda softens water, and helps clean away muck and guck.
By now, we all know anti-bacteria-anything is not the best choice. Many anti-bac products tend to go way overboard and kill pretty much everything germ-wise, good or bad. Also, many anti-bac cleaners irritate eyes and skin. A much better cleaning solution? Vinegar, and borax or baking soda. Try the following solution:
If you want to disinfect an area:
To make it even easier, so you don't have to drive around picking these up and mixing them up right, then finding conatianers for them, here are the natural, green cleaning products we love and use...save for our family, friend's and our planet...=)
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