Spring cleaning is a tradition that began in China or Middle East thousands of years earlier. The sun is warmer and there is a sense of new beginnings. The world becomes green gradually and people take advantage of the warmth to spring clean their houses, de-cluttering and organizing. You can clean your house in an eco-friendly manner using green products. Green products and eco-friendly cleaning methods can help to clean your home as well as keep it safe and fresh. Read on to find out how:
Cleaning air ducts
One of the benefits of spring is the fresh air and the lovely fragrances, the smell of rosebuds and mowed grass. But with air vents which are dusty, you won’t be able to enjoy the proper flow of air through your home, leading to congestion. A spring cleaning tip which allows the flow of fresh air in your home is cleaning the air ducts. You could use a cloth or duster to clean the vents but a thorough cleaning of your HVAC unit and having the vent cover replaced will let fresh air into your home.
Use green cleaning agents
Conventional cleaning agents give a bright shine to things but as they contain chemicals like triclosan, perchloroethylene, sodium hydroxide etc, they have been linked to illnesses like cancer, asthma, reproductive disorders, disruption of hormones, neurotoxicity etc. And when the cleaners are flushed down, they might threaten aquatic life. So to spring clean in a way which is harmless to your family and the environment, use cleaners like lemon juice, vinegar and baking soda, which give you the same results.
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