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Avoid using chemicals in your cleaning, with these useful tips:


- For a toilet, use a glass cleaner made with vinegar, water, and Castile soap and scrub inside and out. For deeper stains, use a soft scrub made from baking soda and Castile soap. For good measure, I gave my toilet brush a spray of vinegar before placing back in its holder.


- To clean the bath tub an ethical way, start with vinegar spray to kill red and green molds and other germs, then rinse and move onto a baking soda soft scrub and get out your scrub brush.


- To clean chrome drain covers, tub chains, and mixer valves, use the glass cleaner and scrub with a toothbrush.


- Soak handheld plastic showerheads in baking soda and use your scrub brush or toothbrush in crevices. Soak metal showerheads in vinegar and scrub.


- For stainless steel and ceramic kitchen sinks, baking soda works as well as conventional bleach powders. Use the vinegar spray or tea tree spray for germs.


- On sink faucets and mirrors, use the vinegar-based glass cleaner.



Anyone has more tips to add to this list?
 

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I've been cleaning for quite sometime now and I honestly think there is no such thing as non-toxic. Everything is toxic. It's just a matter of which is less of a poison that gives better output. Even green cleaning agents like vinegar are toxic for certain materials.
 

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5 Basics for Non-Toxic Cleaning,
Here are the five ingredients that I find to be the safest, most effective, and useful for cleaning.

Baking Soda:
A commonly available mineral full of many cleaning attributes, baking soda is made from soda ash, and is slightly alkaline (its pH is around 8.1; 7 is neutral).

Washing Soda:
A chemical neighbor of baking soda, washing soda (sodium carbonate) is much more strongly alkaline, with a pH around 11.

White Vinegar and Lemon Juice:
White vinegar and lemon juice are acidic—they neutralize alkaline substances such as scale from hard water. Acids dissolve gummy buildup, eat away tarnish, and remove dirt from wood surfaces.

Liquid Soaps and Detergent:
Liquid soaps and detergents are necessary for cutting grease, and they are not the same thing. Soap is made from fats and lye.

Mold Killers and Disinfectants:
For a substance to be registered by the EPA as a disinfectant it must go through extensive and expensive tests.

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Great tips! I was of the thought that cleaning tools or liquids used must be harsh chemicals that should be able to kill the bacteria. But lately did I know that it equally is dangerous to the inmates in the house. I usually hire the service of Sunrise cleaning from Toronto. I've seen their work and it is environment friendly. Thanks for the tips again!
 

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We can use green cleaning service for this.Making the switch is easy. Though green cleaning agents are not as effective as traditional cleaners but you can use them with a much peace of mind. Not only do I feel better for the physical benefits but also for the environmental benefits of using these green products.
 

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Great tips! I was of the thought that cleaning tools or liquids used must be harsh chemicals that should be able to kill the bacteria. But lately did I know that it equally is dangerous to the inmates in the house. I usually hire the service of Sunrise cleaning from Toronto. I've seen their work and it is environment friendly. Thanks for the tips again!
You are right Jaemy, harsh chemicals spread dangerous diseases like cancer and asthma. But there are lots of cleaning products in the market which are Environment safe degreaser and ecofriendly cleaner degreaser. :thumbup:
 

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Using natural cleaning product is always the smarter decision. It's better for your and your family's health. I was used to buy expensive, chemical products, but after that I realized that we only live once and if we want to prolong our life it's better to go to natural, to eat healthy and to play sports. I hope more people will realize that.
 

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I really like to make my own all purpose cleaned for the kitchen. I use only natural ingredients, and I even add orange peels, which add a nice smell to the whole thing. Here are the ingredients I use: vinegar, distilled water, salt, orange peels, a glass container. First I cut the orange peels and put them in the container. Than I pour salt on them and leave them for an hour or so. The salt will help the natural oils to be extracted from the peels. After that I add the water and the vinegar, put a lid on the glass container and leave it in a dark place for 3 to 4 weeks. After that time is up, I pour the solution into a spray bottle and use it all around the kitchen. It's a good way to avoid harsh cleaners at home.
 

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Cleaning Tips

Clean varnished wood by combining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of white vinegar, and a quart of warm water in a spray bottle. Spray onto wood and then dry with a soft cloth.

For an all-purpose window cleaner, combine 1 part white vinegar with 4 parts water, then use a sponge or rag to scrub away.

For a simple, effective tile floor cleaner, simply combine one part white vinegar with two parts warm water in a bucket. Use a mop or rag to scrub down the floors with the solution.
 

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Well, always try to use non-toxic cleaning stuff, for the sake of the health of your kids and family. Toxic cleaning material can damage the health of your family.
There are few cleaning companies in market, which use non-toxic and health friendly cleaning products, and ensure that you and your family are living in a safe and healthy environment.
 

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Cleaning companies, like yours, must realize the threat of using harsh chemicals on a day-to-day basis and how hazardous they can be for cleaners and customers when inhaled or exposed to skin.

Some of the chemicals found in everyday cleaning products include Phthalates, Perchloroethylene, Triclosan, Quarternary ammonium, butoxyethanol, ammonia, chlorine, sodium hydroxide and formaldehyde.*

These toxins can cause asthma, bronchitis, burns, thyroid issues, liver and kidney damage, dermititis, cancer and/or death.

Why would you put your employees and clients at risk for these serious conditions?

The solution is to replace your chemical loaded cleaners with all-natural, non-toxic, environmentally safe cleaners.

The solution is Melaleuca. Click here for more information.
 
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