Eco-friendlyTips for the Home November 14, 2013
In the Sacramento area we are blessed to be able to open the windows and allow fresh air and sunlight to into our homes during the warmer months. Our delta breeze allows comfortable air into our home most evenings. During the cooler months your home collects all sorts of dirt – from unseen bacteria, dust mites and dirt. Cleaning those can be a real chore. However, it must be done. But your house should be cleaned without harming yourself, those you care about and the environment itself. Let’s discuss eco-friendly ways of cleaning your home.
Use reusable microfiber cloths and mop heads or even old towels, t-shirts, etc. for cleaning. Stop using wasteful paper towels. That simple change is both money saving and kinder to the environment by saving trees. For instance, stop buying mops. you can use a rag many times. These cleaning “rags” will last a long time!All you will have to do is to have it washed in the washing machine.
It is a good idea to have your carpets cleaner at least twice a year and at the beginning of the warmer season is the ideal time. It is best to have a carpet cleaning professional to do the cleaning for you. The professionals use special cleaning equipment, certified as “very low moisture” equipment. It is able of cleaning all sorts of stains and removes even the old dust, which is so hard to vacuum off. Ant it does not harm the nature, because all of the cleaning agents are biodegradable. Be sure and ask! Calling a professional will save you money and time, which you can spend with your family.
If you really want to protect yourself and your family use eco-friendly products. All sorts of eco-products can be found on the market today. Among them is eco-friendly paint. It is labeled no VOC (which stands for Volatile Organic Compound). Although it is slightly more expensive than the other paints, it won’t off gas harmful chemicals into our homes.
So, some simple tips to clean and Green your home!