Cleaning With Condiments

Cleaning With Condiments, They Aren’t Just For Food Anymore! This clever article is from Greg Wiszniewski from Busy Bee Cleaning, who’d have thought Mustard powder is a good deodoriser for jars?  “If you want to go green (or save some money) while conducting usual cleaning chores, you might be surprised that some of the cheapest and healthiest alternatives too mainstream cleaning supplies include condiments. I certainly was!  Common, everyday items that people usually have lying …

 

 

How To Remove Yellow Stains

Those yellow underarm stains that appear over time on your white tops are not from your sweat alone; they are the result of a reaction between the aluminium in your antiperspirant and your body. Changing to a natural deodorant will help with this issue; however, it’s not an instant fix as your body can start to detox when you switch, making the problem seem worse. Don’t give up hope, though. In a few weeks, you should notice a …

 

 

How To Use Essential Oils Throughout The Home

This week our guest blogger is Lilly Willliams from Busy Bee Blog. “Essential oils may be great for aromatherapy, but can they really be used to help clean your home? Lemon, tea tree, rosemary, lavender, and peppermint essential oils are all naturally antibacterial, whereas many more, like orange, pine, and eucalyptus, are often major ingredients in natural and not so natural cleaning products. For me, the initial purchase of essential oils was absolutely worth it; only …

 

 

Best Essential Oils For The Kitchen

A busy kitchen needs to be kept clean, but it doesn’t need superbug killing power, because by necessity you are wiping and washing several times a day. Essential oils are a kitchen’s best friend – not only do they smell amazing but they also have great germ-busting power. The main functions for any kitchen cleaner are not only to clean but also to fight bacteria and leave a pleasant smell. You’ll find many of the …

 

 

Hand Wash Don’t Dry-clean

We all want to look after our clothes and often dry-clean fragile fabrics. Yet the process of dry-cleaning is a highly toxic one using a chemical called perchloroethylene which can cause damage to the liver, kidney and even to the reproductive system of a person with prolonged exposure to it. Many of us believe that if a label says “dry-clean only” then that is what you have to do. In Nana’s day there were no …