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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The bedroom is a universal synonym for a safe haven. A place you can unwind and be your truest self, where you can leave the hectic world behind and all worries at the threshold. Then the best thing you can do for yourself and for keeping your sanity is make it as cozy and relaxing as possible. With the countless different stores providing adorable furniture pieces and decoration, picking the right one can be quite overwhelming and even exhausting. We are here to tell you it’s all going to be fine and we have your back. Here are some original, imaginative, and most importantly, 100% green ideas for decorating and cleaning, you can apply to your favourite place in the world – the holy bedroom!
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We walk all over them every day. Backwards and forwards. Up and down. Our floors are probably the most used areas of our homes and yet they’re often neglected.
Stains are a big deal, especially if you have pets and/or children. And if you’ve just spent a lot of money on a carpet or rug, you absolutely want to be armed with the knowledge of how to remove the most likely stains. Because accidents happen, no matter how careful you are.
Then you’ve got laminate flooring, wood, tiles…and you may have all of these, in one house! Phew! How do you know what’s best in caring for each one?
With this Ultimate Floor Cleaning Guide, that’s how! With advice on everyday care and stain removal for different types of flooring, this guide will be your one stop shop for ensuring all your floors live long, and prosper!
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