The Perils of Paper Towels

After a spill or mess in the kitchen, many people instinctively reach for a roll of paper towels. Paper towels are incredibly commonplace, particularly in the United States. In fact, it is estimated that Americans spend more than $5.7 billion on them per year. However, while paper towels may be convenient, they are also damaging to the environment — and it’s important to look for more sustainable, reusable, and all around eco-friendly alternatives.  The Impact of Paper Towels Paper towels are big business. Globally, we all spend more than $12 ...

2021-07-26T16:51:05+00:00 August 2nd, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

What Are HEPA Filters, And How Do They Work?

No matter how thoroughly we clean the surfaces within our homes, one fact remains — our most-used spaces are not truly clean until the air we breathe inside them is clean. Air purifiers can make the air in our homes smell better, reduce allergies, and may even help to reduce the circulation of viruses in the air — including the COVID-19 virus. The gold standard for at-home air purifiers has long been the HEPA filter. And while you may have seen the acronym around your favorite cleaning blogs — including ...

2021-07-19T17:26:03+00:00 July 26th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Cleaning By The Clock: The Projects To Tackle, Based On The Amount Of Time You Have

As we emerge from quarantine into a busy summer, home cleaning projects don’t have to take a backseat to summertime fun. Instead of an all-day deep cleaning project, why not take on a few smaller projects with the time you have?  Ready to clean by the clock? Here are some around-the-home cleaning projects to tackle, based on the amount of time you have.

2021-07-13T13:05:59+00:00 July 19th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Should You Really Clean Your Home From Top-To-Bottom?

Now that summer has arrived and many of us are opening our homes to friends and family for the first time in over a year, deep cleaning our homes is top-of-mind. If you’ve spent a lot of time on cleaning blogs, you may have read that a top-to-bottom cleaning approach is the most efficient way to make sure every surface in your home is cleaned — after all, who wants to see a carefully cleaned floor collect dust as you sweep cobwebs out of the corners of the ceiling?  But ...

2021-06-28T16:22:44+00:00 July 5th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

6 Eco-Friendly Ways To Make Your Bathroom Sparkle

The bathroom. There is no room more difficult — or more important — to keep clean and sanitary. Many people turn to harsh chemical cleaners as an attempt to make sure our bathrooms are deep cleaned and safe. However, these powerful chemicals bring with them their own unique risks, and can be irritating to the lungs and sinuses. Some chemical combinations, like bleach and ammonia, can be incredibly toxic if mixed.  Just as bad, these store-bought products often use a ton of excessive and wasteful packaging. And many of the ...

2021-06-16T12:18:31+00:00 June 28th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|