It is good thing to keep your house clean, but in most of the cases we do the harm to ourselves and environment by doing that, because of the use of chemicals. It doesn’t necessary be like that. Here are some advices how to keep your house clean using only organic and nature friendly products.
Clean all the metal dishes with lemon and salt. Salt will work as a scrub for bigger dirt and lemon will give shine. You don’t need to use strong chemicals to make your metal kitchen utensils to look as new. In this way you can get rid of burn fat, lime and even rust. For some really nasty stains you can add a bit baking soda to make the foam.
For floors the best cleaner is vinegar and water. It will work a lot better than any chemical cleaner you can buy at the shop. Only disadvantage is that this kind of cleaner won’t give the nice smell, but don’t worry, because there are solution also for that.
The commercially manufactured air fresheners are pure poison made of chemical and are really bad for health and environment, so never use them. Make your own from organic materials such as essential oil and dried flowers, dried fruits etc. Just mix them together and you will get the perfect perfume. They will smell good and be good for use for a long time.
For washing dishes use baking soda. The cleaning of dishes is especially important because we are eating from them and at the same time we are eating the cleaner we use. Baking soda will clean the fat and other dirt from dishes even at cold water. For really burnt and dirty ones you can add a bit lemon and salt as well.
The biggest issue is doing laundry. There really is no effective organic replacer to washing powder and also the washing with hands is wry exhausting so you will have to use them. Just don’t buy the washing powder with phosphorous and bleach. Use eco washing powders and cleaners with quality signs. Also check the settings of the washing machine. Lot of people use long washing and high temperature even is the clothes are not that dirty.
There are also some products you should never use in any kind of cleaning. For example never use paper towels for cleaning. They are made from trees, so it’s a huge waste. Instead use cloth tissues. It is possible to clean them and use again. If you don’t want to buy them just use some old cotton shirt or other clothes. Also don’t use strong cleaners that make vapors. That is especially dangerous.
So use these tricks to save your money and help the environment. You will feel really big difference if you try these methods, because you won’t poison your body anymore.