Eco-friendly tips for home cleaning

lemoncleaningInstead of reaching for those commercial cleaners in the grocery store aisle, opt for natural cleaners that work just as effectively without leaving any harmful films, odors or residues behind. Many commercial cleaners have the potential to affect your family’s health, including the pets.

Most commercial cleansers use petroleum-based products that emit gases called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Depending on the individual, the VOCs can have side effects that range from mild respiratory irritation to neurological problems or cancers. Any cleaning product that uses a perfume has VOCs. (more…)

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