Why You Don’t Need Dangerous Chemicals to Clean Your House

by Jess Rehll - November 2, 2022

Many cleaners used in the home contain serious chemicals. In fact, plenty of articles talk about which household chemicals can be dangerous if accidentally mixed together. You want your home to be a safe place, so you should consider keeping those chemicals out of the house. 

Non-Toxic Cleaners Exist 

As you remove dangerous cleaning chemicals from your home, you should turn to the variety of non-toxic chemicals that exist. Lots of companies are making more eco-friendly products that don’t pose a risk to you or anyone else in your home. You can clean just as well without using harsh chemicals. Many of these non-toxic products make use of natural ingredients that are safer. You don’t need to worry about breathing in fumes, getting chemicals on your hands, or rinsing away harsh chemicals before using the amenities in your home. 

Create Your Own Cleaning Solutions 

If you want to take things a step further and know for sure what “chemicals” are in your home, you can make cleaning products yourself. There are many natural remedies you can use for everyday cleaning. For an all-purpose cleaner, you can use water, vinegar, and lemon rinds. To clean your sink, you can simply use some baking soda and water. Baking soda is abrasive and can clean your sink well and it can also help to remove unpleasant odors. In addition to cleaning, natural solutions can also keep your home free from pests. Vinegar and baking soda can help repel ants from your home. You can explore lots of recipes for natural cleaners.

Reduce What You Use

Your home is probably full of several different cleaners that clean specific parts of your kitchen bathroom, living room, and more. There are a lot of products in use and this isn’t necessary. It’s only introducing more chemicals to your home and putting you and your family at risk. Removing these chemicals can reduce what you use and reduce your waste. Many natural cleaners are multipurpose and you won’t need to have as many products. You can also decrease the amount of plastic you are using if you buy fewer products, or use reusable containers for products you make yourself. 

You want to make your home a safe and clean place for you and your family to enjoy. This can be done without a bunch of dangerous chemicals. For this reason, explore all your options and find safer, more eco-friendly means of cleaning. In the end, what is there to lose in trying something new? 

Check out this article on what to focus on when cleaning your kitchen!

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