There are many products that claim to be natural cleaning products. Yet, these products claim to function as efficiently or better than popular, more harmful cleaning products. This is clearly a misconception about natural cleaning products. While you may save money by going green and avoiding popular brands of toxic chemical cleaners, your home cannot normally be cleaned to the same level of cleanliness.
Most store-bought cleaning products are full of chemicals that can be harmful. They can irritate the skin, lungs, and eyes. They can also cause headaches, nausea, asthma, and other health issues. The good news is that you don’t need those toxic products to clean your home. Natural cleaning products are just as effective as store-bought cleaners, but they’re safer for you, your family, and the environment.
There are a lot of reasons to use natural cleaning products, but the most important is that they’re better for the environment. Many conventional cleaning products contain ingredients that aren’t good for the environment (and also your health) as they can contribute to air and water pollution, as well as being a potential health hazard.
There are many wonderful natural cleaners available, including many that smell great. Be sure to choose products that are safe for you and the environment. And don’t worry if you have allergies — there are plenty of cleaners that do not contain any artificial perfumes or scents.
Many natural cleaning products such as baking soda and vinegar are inexpensive, so you can make your own “green” cleaners at home in bulk and save money in the long run.
The fragrance of a cleaning product might make you feel clean, but it may also mask some pretty nasty chemicals. Conventional cleaners often contain toxins like formaldehyde and phthalates, which have been linked to a host of health problems ranging from allergies and asthma to cancer.
One of the best reasons to switch to natural cleaning products is that they will make your home smell better. That’s because they won’t be filled with toxic chemicals, which can irritate your lungs and make your nose run. When you use natural cleaners, your home will smell like lemons or oranges instead of chemicals.
There are ingredients in natural cleaners that help fight germs, mold, and bacteria naturally. Essential oils like eucalyptus and lemon have disinfected properties (not to mention they smell great). Vinegar is acidic and can kill some types of bacteria.
You can make your own cleaners, but keep in mind that since you’re not adding preservatives, you’ll need to use them up quickly or risk them going bad.
It's difficult to switch over to natural cleaning products. Many of them require you to adjust your routine, and routines are funny things. It takes time to train yourself or your cleaning crew on these new products and methods. But, in the long-run, natural cleaning products should help keep your home healthier while also using less of those harmful chemicals and materials. And that’s something worth striving for if you ask me!