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Reusing Hotel Towels May be More Harmful To the Environment Than Thought

A new study suggest hotel policy of delay washing linens may be more harmful to the environment than daily washings.
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Cleaning Can Give You An Adrenaline Rush

Roller coasters, skydiving or an intense workout can give you a rush of adrenaline. Apparently house cleaning can do the same thing! A recent study examined 62 people aged 25 to 45 who had a neutral or positive vibe toward cleaning. During the cleaning portion of the experiment, researchers...
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Use White Vinegar To Clean Your Water Faucet

We have learned that one of the best cleaning agents in your home is white vinegar. A vinegar solution is a great (and cost-effective!) way to clean everything from floors, counters, and windows to dishes, glasses, and even your microwave. However there is one thing you should do every time you buy...
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Keep Your Sponges Fresher Longer By Using A Binder Clip

Kitchen sponges are notorious for turning nasty relatively quickly. Sponges, which are filled with tons of pores, can collect grossness and gunk from your dishes and flatware. That gunk plus moisture equals bacteria and mildew. Before you know it, your sponge is nasty. While you’ve probably heard...
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Swap Out Your Microfiber Cleaning Cloths For Cotton Diaper Inserts

Microfiber cloths are popular for a reason. Not only are they great at cleaning up every day filth, they also don’t leave streaks or lint on glass, making them a useful cleaning multi-tool for kitchen and bathroom messes. But there is a dark side of microfiber in general. Microplastic shedding is...
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Pros And Cons of Washing Your Car At Home Or A Car Wash

Now that the Independence Day holiday is over, you've notice your car is filthy! Dirt, dust, bird poop and squashed bugs adorn your precious car! The extra grime leads us to do one of two things: wash our car in the driveway or head to the car wash. But which choice is better for the environment?...
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Martin Kids Dental & Martin Orthodontics Open House Carnival

Don't miss the Martin Kids Dental & Martin Orthodontics Open House Carnival on SAturday, May 11th from 10am to 2pm at the newly renovated Martin Kids Dental & Martin Orthodontics in Jonesville. Food and festivities for all ages including face painting, a bounce house, an obstacle course and...
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Dreaded Household Chores Have A Way Of Reducing Your Overall Stress

As we head back to work this week, most likely after a dreaded weekend house-cleaning binge, those mundane tasks may have done your body some good! It is becoming apparent that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol can wreak havoc on your body. Research ash shown that simple tasks, such as...
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Ways We Use Bleach Wrong

Over the weekend there's a good chance you used bleach in cleaning around the house. While noting smells quite as clean as bleach there may be times you are using it incorrectly. In fact it shouldn’t consider it an "all-purpose" cleaner because it can damage certain clothing items, surfaces and...
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Always Wash Your Cleaning And Kitchen Towels Separate From Other Laundry

You'll probably do a little bit of cleaning this weekend. With a little elbow grease and a few cleaning rags you'll have your home tidy in no time. Now it's time to clean your cleaning rags. Do you toss them into the washing machine with other laundry? Or wash them separately? Hygiene experts say...
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