Go Green: 3 Eco-Friendly Products for House Cleaning
- July 2, 2015
- Posted by: choicejan
- Category: blog
Cleaning with green is the need of today’s time. More people have shifted their focus from Amazon white-labeled chemical products to more natural friendly products.
This is why Choice Janitorial abides by the protocol of topping the green commitment.
In the quest of meeting our pledge, we present to you top 5 eco-friendly products that may have been kept away from notice for years.
Yes! They are the products that can help you in a long run but have certainly been overlooked by home owners.
When it comes to DIY cleaning, you can’t miss vinegar — “the king of DIY cleaning.” Do you want to clean up the filthy-looking fridge? Or do you want to kill kitchen germs? Are the tiny looking molds giving you trouble? Well, there is one solution to these problems. Yes! You guessed it – vinegar.
The solution is pretty simple and straight forward. You don’t need to bang your head to do it right, alright.
Pour ¼ of white vinegar and ¾ of water into a spray bottle and shake it till it’s completely dissolved.
Now put your cleaning hat on and start cleaning. Here is the list of few things you can clean with vinegar:
- Coffee cups and teacups
- Bathroom, toilet, & kitchen
- Carpet stain
- Dirty Faucets
Well like every good product there are few drawbacks of vinegar. You can’t clean every single thing with it. And here are the things you have to avoid while cleaning your home.
- Hardwood floors
- Marble countertops
- Egg stain
Wow! Umm did I hear it right? Oh yes! You heard it, its lemon. Many of you may not be aware of potential advantages of lemons. There are products folks that are better at something else other than eating.
If you can use lemons in a right way, it can make an excellent cleansing product. If there are tons of brass or copper items in your home, lemon juice is the most preferable product for cleaning them. You just need to mix up lemon juice with table salt, and start scrubbing rust from your copper or brass items. You can use a scrubber or an old toothbrush to do the scrubbing task.
You can find unique ways to clean your home stuffs with lemons. Here is one:
If you need to clean your microwave; just cut 2 lemons and squeeze its juice in a bowl full of water. Now, let the juice water condense inside. After 5 minutes, you can see the steam all over the oven. Just wipe it off with a clean cloth.
There are various other things you can clean with lemons like:
- Grills and Grates
- Rust stains of polyesters
- Sanitize garbage disposal
- Windows cleaning
If you have a handful of tough cleaning tasks – Baking soda is an appropriate alternative. Whether it’s a garbage can or an odor sink, baking soda does its job efficiently.
If you are stuck with hard to remove clogged sinks, baking soda with a little help of vinegar can help you remove it completely. Here is how you do it:
Pour half cup of baking soda into the drain. Now follow it up with one cup of vinegar. Repeat this process until the drain is clear. Like the above products, baking soda can also be used for various purposes like:
- Polishing silver flatware
- Clean floors
- Clean oven and microwave
- Clean furniture and cars
So, these are the 3 green products that you may have overlooked. Don’t run behind those expensive chemical products when you possess goldmines in your own backyard.
Are there any other home products that you have been using to clean your home? If there is do let us know in the comments below.