3 Eco-Friendly Tips for Cleaning Your Garbage Disposal

No matter how much you scrub, disinfect, and clean your kitchen, few things can spoil your efforts like a garbage disposal that, let’s be honest, doesn’t get cleaned or sanitized nearly often enough.  It may be tempting to overlook this kitchen workhorse, or throw a couple of tabs of commercial garbage disposal cleaner in and call it a day, but take caution – as your disposal churns, it can spray bacteria or harsh chemical cleaners out into your kitchen, undoing all of the careful work you’ve done cleaning and disinfecting ...

2021-05-13T16:14:48+00:00 May 24th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Best Environmentally Friendly Kitchen Sponge Alternatives

Here at Sweeping Dimensions, we believe that every person has a part to play in helping build a more sustainable society. There are lots of actions that we can all take right now to help ensure a safer, cleaner, and healthier planet in the future — including being extremely mindful about the cleaning tools we use in our homes.  One simple, sustainable cleaning swap you can make in 2021 also has to deal with one of the most bacteria-covered items in any home. That’s right, we’re talking about kitchen sponges! ...

2021-02-15T15:51:01+00:00 February 22nd, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Why We Love Compostable Garbage Bags

According to National Geographic, the average American produces almost 4.5 pounds of garbage per day, or about 1500 pounds each year. Additionally, in a recent poll, almost half of Americans reported using at least 25 garbage bags per month. Plastic does not decompose in a healthy way. Instead, it releases high energy gasses back into the atmosphere, causing pollution. When plastics do physically break down, they send microplastics into the ocean – which destroy delicate aquatic ecosystems and get swallowed by sea animals. All of this is to say that ...

2021-01-15T16:34:54+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

How to Clean and Organize Your Refrigerator

Have you ever come home from your favorite local farmer’s market and started to put your new food items away… only to realize there’s no room left in your refrigerator for any of the fresh food you just purchased and there’s a distinct stink of leftovers coming from deep within?  A messy fridge can make your entire kitchen feel less appealing. Meanwhile, did you know that keeping your refrigerator clean and organized can help you reduce waste and be more green?  It’s true! You’ll also have more food spoilage and ...

2020-11-30T16:43:37+00:00 December 7th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|

How to Clean Stains and Discoloration from Tea Kettles, Pitchers, Mugs, and More

Have you ever climbed on a stool, stood on your counter and stared at the gorgeous glass pitchers and decanters above your kitchen cabinets, only to clamber back down again because you realized they’d be too difficult to clean if you actually used them? Or put a coffee mug immediately back in the dishwasher because that unsightly brown stain at the bottom corner just won’t come out?  Let’s face it, some stains and residue are just a pain to clean. Sometimes traditional cleaning methods just don’t seem to work, and ...

2020-10-30T15:16:02+00:00 November 9th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|