2021 is a great time to become more conscious about the cleaning products we use in our homes and around our families. Choosing to go more natural and eco-friendly has many benefits and doing so doesn’t have to break the bank.
Cleaning products that are purchased at the store are usually made with many chemicals that can be unhealthy to not only the environment but also your family — not to mention can also be expensive.
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Having a pet inside your home means you have to clean a bit more frequently than you usually do. However, you need to keep your pet and your family healthy, which is not possible if you’re using harmful chemicals. Moreover, it doesn’t do any good for the environment, either.
So, it’s best to read on and see how you can maintain your home clean with a pet inside it and still stay on the eco-friendly side.
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Did you know that washing your clothes with a washing machine impacts the environment? For example, if you use hot water, your washer not only consumes water, it also requires electricity to heat the water to the right temperature. Over time, this increases your environmental footprint. To get an idea of how this looks over a long period of time, the average American household uses over 13,000 gallons of water a year washing clothes alone!
That’s bad for the environment and for your budget. Fortunately, there are some great eco-friendly stain remover alternatives out there that you can apply in the home. What’s more, many of these hacks only require the products and ingredients you have sitting in your pantry already.
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Abrasive and environmentally harsh chemicals are in most store brand carpet cleansers. However, there are just as effective ways to get your carpets looking like new with more friendly ingredients. These are safer for your pets, loved ones, and lungs, not to mention the fabric of your rugs.
It turns out that even the toughest looking stains, from oil splatter to permanent marker, can be removed simply and easily with items you probably have around the house. Your Best Digs lines up 10 nasty stains and pits them against these easy clean up methods that are environmentally friendly. Did you know you could get glue out of a carpet using an iron? Or stop crying over spilled wine with some baking soda?
Check out the infographic below for a number of sure-fire carpet stain removal methods that will keep your rugs in great shape, no matter what hits them.
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Keeping a clean home can be tricky—even though things might not look dirty, they often are. Ensuring that those tricky spaces around the home are always sanitized is the best way to keep consistently clean.
Areas like the bathroom are known to be dirty, but did you know your kitchen sink is even dirtier? Given that you cook food in that area it’s incredibly important to make sure you wipe down the surfaces daily.
To give you a better idea of what should be cleaned and when, HireAHelper has put together a cleaning checklist.
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