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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Do you know?
- Regular carpet cleaning contributes to a healthier home environment.
- The Norwalk virus (the virus that causes the stomach flu) can survive on an uncleaned carpet for a month or more.
- It is important to test any cleaning products on a small area of the carpet first.
- You want the fastest drying-time possible, to prevent mold growth and to allow earlier use.
Below, you’ll find a visual guide and tips on how to clean your carpet, provided by foamfrenzy.com:
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Coconut oil is best known as a curry ingredient, smoothie additive, and beauty product. It also belongs in the cleaning cabinet as a natural and powerful cleanser and polisher.
If you haven’t switched to non-toxic household products yet, now is the time. Each year the U.S Poison Control hotline receives thousands of calls regarding accidental poisoning by common household cleaners and products. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) warns that 53 percent of the household cleaners they reviewed contain ingredients that can harm our lungs. Some products also contain carcinogens, such as formaldehyde and chloroform. Even more concerning, just seven percent of cleaners adequately disclose harmful ingredients. And the EWG warns many commercial “green cleaners” are equally misleading.
But there’s good news: Keeping a house clean does not require the use of any toxic chemicals. Simple, inexpensive ingredients, such as baking soda, vinegar, lemon, and salt get the job done.
Coconut oil is a must-have ingredient to add to the mix. Traditional island communities have used coconuts and their sweet-tasting oil for thousands of years. Modern research suggests the oil has powerful antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal abilities. It can handle the toughest scrubbing, reconditioning, and greasing jobs.
Ready to become a clean, green, coconut oil machine? Read on to learn how to replace expensive products and clean and polish every room in the house with coconut oil.
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Frustrated with ineffective cleaning tips that involve nasty chemicals? We know we are. That’s why Wimdu has done some research into more eco-friendly cleaning tips. Presented on this infographic, is a handy guide to cleaning your bedroom using simple every day items.
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