A lot of cleaning products that people use in house cleaning have dangerous chemicals in them that can end up in the air of their homes and in the water supply of their community. There are several different items that are safe to use and inside your pantry or medicine cabinet to clean with. Here are the top 5 products to use:
1. Baking Soda
Baking soda is an interesting and expansive tool in your kitchen pantry. Not only is it used in cooking, but it can be used in cleaning and keeping your kitchen fresh. Putting a box of baking soda in the fridge can keep smelly odors out. It can also be used to clean dirty kitchen counters and stove tops, as well as those extra dirty pans and dishes. If the sponges in your home smell funky, soak them in some baking soda to have them smelling fresher than the day you bought them!
Vinegar is a do-it-all tool that everyone should have in their kitchen. It has a number of essential uses that can help you replace cleaners that contain harmful chemicals. Vinegar can be used to to get rid of water rings on furniture, restore the color to old rugs, and it can even be used to remove carpet stains! If you’re looking a use for it inside the kitchen, use vinegar to disinfect and clean your cutting boards. Don’t use soap with chemicals in it that leave your fresh food tasting soapy! Using vinegar as a cleaning solution can eliminate the use of dangerous, chemical infused cleaning supplies.
3. Corn Starch
Oh, look! Another item that you can find in your pantry that has uses well beyond just cooking! Corn starch can be used a number of different ways when it comes to cleaning around the house. It can be used to get rid of nasty grease stains in your cloth or leather furniture, it can be used as a glass cleaning solution, and if you have children, it can be used to get rid of those amazing crayon drawings on your beautiful walls! Even outside the home, corn starch has it’s cleaning abilities. Do you have ugly driveway stains? Sprinkle some corn starch on it and watch it wash away the next day.
4. Hydrogen Peroxide
Hydrogen Peroxide is a great tool when it comes to disinfecting cuts on the body, but did you know it can be used to clean around the house as well? Peroxide can be an alternative solution to mopping your floors, cleaning children’s toys, and even the inside of the microwave. Peroxide has great disinfecting properties and is a safe alternative to other cleaning solutions. Use peroxide to disinfect your cutting boards as well after cutting meat!
5. Lemon/Lemon Juice
Lemon juice is great for cleaning AND for making lemonade. You can use just about every part of the lemon for a multitude of alternative house cleaning options. Looking for a better wood furniture polish? Mix some lemon juice with some olive oil! Water stains on your furniture? Using lemon can get rid of those ridiculous rings! If you’re looking for a safer way to freshen the air in your home without using chemicals, mix hot water, lemon juice, and baking soda for a safer, more natural way to make the air smell amazingly fresh!
Scrubby Corp is proud to use environmentally friendly products and give you top notch house cleaning service without using all those nasty chemicals. So, if you’re looking to have your home cleaned professionally by a company that cares about your home, your health, and the environment, call Scrubby Corp today!