White Lotus, understands the importance that safety comes first in any household. Learn a few simple safety tips to consider before you start cleaning your home.
According to an article at bhg.com, “Cleaning Tips”
“Do your research. Chemical allergies and economics have encouraged many people to use inexpensive common household products such as baking soda, salt, lemons, soap, bleach, and white vinegar to clean their homes. It’s important to remember to do your research before making a new cleaning mixture. Unsure where to start? Many university Extension services offer well-researched information on cleaning products and methods.
Natural can still be toxic. Treat natural cleaning products with the same caution as you would commercial products. Use gloves and other precautions when using strong cleaners. To be safe, always open a window when mixing homemade cleaners —these can let off volatile odors too.
Commercial products can be safe to use. Keep in mind that a number of oxygen-based and sulfite-based products, when used correctly, can be safer to use and friendlier to the environment than chlorine bleach and ammonia. You can usually find the name “oxide” or “sulfate” on the labels of these products.
Use mild products where possible. Most hard-surface cleaning can be accomplished with mild products, such as vinegar, baking soda, or the correct commercial product. Save ammonia and bleach for tough jobs where they are really needed.” To read the entire click here.