How To Clean Your Cast Iron Skillet And Other Specialty Kitchen Items

Making high-quality meals in our home kitchens has never been more important - or more possible. For those of us who cut back on restaurant visits, particularly early in the pandemic, learning professional-level cooking techniques may have been a new hobby, a way to relax after a long day of remote work, or just part of choosing a healthier, home-prepared meal over another takeout delivery.  Whatever the reason, many of us have acquired a number of new kitchen gadgets over the past 18 months or so, each of which presents ...

2021-10-15T11:24:02+00:00 October 20th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

7 Sustainable Swaps To Make In The Kitchen

For most of us, the kitchen is the hub of the home, the place where we congregate with family and friends, and, in these Covid-impacted times, often complete our work or educational tasks. Unfortunately, the kitchen can be the room where it is most difficult to make eco-friendly choices. Single-use plastic packaging, harsh chemical cleaners, and disposable products are easily available and can seem like the most logical choice when food safety is on the line. But there is good news for the eco-conscious — green, sustainable products are making ...

2021-08-27T20:13:06+00:00 August 31st, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

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|