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December 12, 2019
Healthy Cleaning Products In Your Home!
Natural cleaning solutions that will work for you.
Cut through the grime using Natural Cleaning Solutions!
Quite a while back I was taking an OSHA certification class, (Occupational Safety and Health Association), and one of the questions asked that remains with me to this day was “Mixing bleach and ammonia will result in what?” The answer was toxic poison gas! * OMG, so the first thing I did was remove all ammonia-based products from our cleaning repertoire! Seriously, it could cause respiratory damage that could even result in death! From then on, we have committed to using only natural cleaning solutions. For years we have been cleaning our clients’ carpets, windows, oriental rugs, tile and tile grout, wood, laminate and all other type floors expertly with natural carpet cleaning solutions.
This has me thinking that, with the Holiday season coming up people will be cleaning their homes for guests and/or celebrations, and probably using some chemical-based cleaners to “cut through the grime”.
If you are one of those people stop!!! Backed by nearly 20 years of experience, I’m here to tell you that you do not need harsh products to get your home shiny and clean; natural home cleaning products are just as effective without the health risks. Technique and attention to detail is really where the cleaning gets done thoroughly. And don’t we all want solutions that protect our health!
We found many references for natural cleaning solutions in the book “Natural Solutions for Cleaning and Wellness” by Halle Cottis. For instance, if someone wants to get rid of mold and mildew, quite common in bathrooms, they would go to a strong over the counter chemical product thinking that was the only solution. Well did you know that the application of a mixture of 1 cup distilled white vinegar and 10 drops of tea tree oil would do the trick? Yep, you will get great results when you use this mixture.
And what about that shower head that’s coated with white stuff. Removing those hard minerals is simple. Detach the shower head (lots of new ones come with a long enough cable that you won’t need to detach it) and place in a large bowl. Soak the shower head in a solution of 1 part apple cider vinegar and 3 parts water. Make sure it is covered with the cleaning solution and let it sit for 8 hours or so. Scrub with a brush and the hard water deposits will come right off. If there are more remaining, simply place it back in the bowl for a couple more hours!
Well, I hope this info about healthy cleaning products helps keep your house clean for the holidays and your health and wellness intact. And remember to reach out to Doctor Clean for getting your homes’ floors and windows sparkling clean using no harsh cleaning agents. Just visit our website at
to make an appointment or get an estimate.
Happy Holidays from all of us at Doctor Clean--Mike, Grace, Jim, Eric, Tucker & Donna
*“It is also a reminder that the mixing of
with some household cleansers (e.g. toilet bowl cleansers that contain acid) can generate chlorine gas, and mixing
generates toxic chloramine vapor. Mixing
is extremely dangerous, since toxic vapors will be produced.”
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