Did you know that the average American uses 40 pounds of toxic household cleaners per year? Or that cleaning products are the 3rd most common cause of poison exposure to both children and adults? I’m not mentioning these things just to scare you, but rather to make you aware of what you’re exposing yourself (and your family) to every time you squeeze the trigger of that conventional all-purpose cleaner.
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Whether you’re prepping the house for a visit from the in-laws or tidying up the mess left behind after your guests have gone, chances are you’ll be doing some cleaning this holiday season.
And chances are, you don’t have a whole lot of time on your hands to scrub the tile grout or vacuum up all the cob-webs. So what’s the secret to a spotless house? Instead of trying to tackle it all at once, do a little bit of deep cleaning every day. Here’s a sample schedule to get you started:
Essential oils can be used in the kitchen in a variety of ways – from cleaning and purifying to creating a mood. If your desire is to create a calm and soothing home, then setting the tone in the kitchen is the perfect place to start.
When diffusing essential oils in the kitchen, warming and grounding types are a great choice for inviting people in. Think of oils such as nutmeg, clove and cinnamon – especially during colder months – to bring a little spice to your space.
Ever made the mistake of putting real silver in the dishwasher? Oops. If your flatware is looking funky or that silver platter has an unsightly, dull film, chances are you’re dealing with “tarnish.” Don’t panic! Getting rid of tarnish is a quick fix when you follow this simple tip, courtesy of method:
Do you ever glance at the ingredient list of that brightly colored all-purpose cleaner as you spray it on every surface of your home? Yeah, it’s a bit scary. Many conventional cleaning products are powered by sketchy chemicals; in fact, some bottles are even adorned with a spooky skull and crossbones.
There is a safer way — Seventh Generation has the natural cleaning solutions you’ve been searching for, including all-purpose cleaner, laundry detergent, even paper towels! Keep reading for a special natural cleaning coupon…
Cleaning is no fun. But saving money is fun – and since that stove top isn’t going to scrub itself, you might as well take advantage of today’s special sale:
Right now, you can save an extra 20% on products in our Home category! (Including fabric softener, toilet cleaner and natural bug spray – hooray!)
Happy Earth Day! Today is a day to celebrate and promote the preservation of our precious planet.
Wondering how you can help? Here are a few eco-friendly activities you can do year-round – because we believe that every day should be Earth Day!
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