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So Fresh and So Clean: DIY Green Cleaning

March 21, 2016 0 Comments
So Fresh and So Clean- DIY Green Cleaning

So Fresh and So Clean: DIY Green Cleaning

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, with it came shamrocks, leprechauns, and proudly-waving Irish flags. We at AdvantaClean want you to continue to do green this festive season with DIY green cleaning at home.

A growing number of toxic chemicals are finding their ways onto shelves and into homes, even though, for instance, the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) lists common household cleaner borax as a skin irritant and potentially disruptive to the reproductive system. To keep your home and your family safe from potentially harmful chemicals, consider the following DIY green cleaning tips.
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Environmentally-Friendly Substitutions

  • Baking soda to clean, deodorize, soften water, and scour.
  • Unscented soap in liquid form, flakes, powders, or bars.
  • Lemon for fighting most household bacteria.
  • White vinegar to cut grease and remove stains and wax build-up.
  • Cornstarch to clean windows, polish furniture, and shampoo carpets and rugs. 

All-Natural DIY Green Cleaners

DIY Green Clean Glass Cleaner

  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup white or cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup rubbing alcohol (70% concentration)
  • 1 to 2 drops of orange essential oil (optional)

All-Purpose DIY Green Cleaner and Deodorizer

  • 4 tablespoons baking soda
  • 1 quart warm water

DIY Green Clean Grease Cleaner

  • 1 gallon water
  • ½ cup sudsy ammonia

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While you’re using your new DIY green cleaners to tidy up around the house, if you come across mold that can’t be solved by at-home remedies, call AdvantaClean. The mold remediation products used by AdvantaClean all carry EPA registrations for use against fungi on semi-porous surfaces.

More info? For more DIY green cleaning tips, check out our other post, How to Make Green Cleaners.

 Call 877-800-2382 to schedule a mold inspection or remediation estimate with AdvantaClean today!

 

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