cleaning

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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Cleaning Products You Should Never Mix Together

The weekend is almost here and that means another edition of the games we love, cleaning the house! With all the cleaning products on the market, it can be easy for a few of them to get mixed together. However you should be careful not to mix certain products together as it may be toxic and in some...
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You know how to use an egg, now use the shells!

You know you can do a lot with eggs...but do you know how much you can do with all those eggshells?! Take a look... Fill eggshells with soil to use them as biodegradable seed starters. Sanitize the shells and poke tiny holes in the bottoms with a sewing needle for drainage. Then, fill the shells...
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Cleaning Products You Should Never Mix Together

The never-ending task of keeping your home clean involves a multitude of products designed to cut grease, remove stains and make your house smell fresh. But much like Tommy Lee Jones and Pamela Anderson, some cleaning combos can have disastrous results. Never mix hydrogen peroxide and vinegar...
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Household Items You May Be Cleaning Too Much

Believe it or not, it's actually possible to clean your home too much. Whether it means you're cleaning an item too often or cleaning it more than necessary, over-cleaning is a waste time, money and energy and sometimes, even ruin your stuff. For instance, over cleaning your wood furniture can...
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