How Many Toxins Are In Your Home?

Let’s get to green cleaning. From the spray you use on your countertops to your gel toilet bowl cleaner, the mainstream products you use on your home are chock full of household toxic chemicals. It’s not enough that those toxins damage your furniture and possessions. Cause they also cause issues that damage your health and quality of life. See unlike foods, which are required to label their ingredients, cleaning supplies rarely disclose the chemicals included in their formula.

So Do you have a jug of white vinegar in your home?

If so, prepare to have your mind blown over. Do you know how many different ways you can use this champion workhorse of the green cleaning movement? If not, get thee to the store on the double. When you get there purchase the largest bottle you can find. It seems that many big-box retailers and grocery chains sell specially branded household cleaning strength vinegar. Yes folks green cleaning in large bottles.

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Therefore, Vinegar is an amazing inexpensive non-toxic product. Best part, that you can use for everything. That’s from sterilizing your bathroom to killing weed in your garden. Even better, you can also use vinegar to remove stubborn paints from wood if you want to avoid harsh chemical paint strippers. Here are just a few of the great ways you can put vinegar to work in your home:

Now that you’re a convert to vinegar, check out the amazing items you can mix it with. As well or add to your diluted solutions to accomplish even more green cleaning tasks.

Essential Oils Add Functionality While Enhancing Germ-Killing Green Cleaning

The world of essential oils is incredibly broad. It’s filled with more companies and scents than you can imagine. Whether you invest in a starter kit that brings a dozen or more EOs into your home or you choose to buy individual formulations, you’re making the right choice bringing these amazing supplies into your home. Let’s check out which oils you should be using in your green cleaning solutions.




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The One Vinegar Recipe You Can’t Miss
Now that we’ve discussed the many uses of vinegar plus some of the top essential oils to use around the house, it’s time to bring it all together in the one vinegar recipe you can’t miss. It’s extremely easy to make while also being super cost effective compared to any other cleaning substance. Then you won’t need to for example get toilet bowl cleaner.
  1. In a large empty spray bottle, add equal parts vinegar and water. This mix is the most effective when it’s fresh, so only make as much as you’ll use in today’s cleaning session.
  2. Choose the essential oil from the list above that most suits your current cleaning tasks and add at least a dozen drops to your vinegar/water mix. If you’ve prepared a large mix, increase the number of drops you use accordingly.
  3. Swirl around in the spray bottle to mix thoroughly.
  4. Clean!
It doesn’t take a tremendous amount of time, money or talent to become a lean green clean money-saving machine. Just grab a bottle of vinegar and some reusable rags, add in your extras as desired, and you’ll be ready to tackle even the hardest household cleaning chores.


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