Category Archives: Cleaning

3 Old Fashioned Cleaning Tips

Modern times dictate that intense cleaning rituals are necessary to maintain high standards of health. We have resorted to heavy toxic chemicals that often have more adverse effects on our health than the dirt itself. Getting back to nature as well as simply using more delicate cleaning supplies can still accomplish a thorough cleaning job while presenting with benefits to your health. After all, nature provides everything we need for survival. Let’s take a look at some common natural options for everyday cleaning use.

Posted on: 19 Aug 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
3 Natural Products That Can Be Used For Green Cleaning

Going green is a lifestyle change wherein we prioritize the use of all natural ingredients and products in our daily lives, especially in our cleaning materials for our home and cars. It’s not only helpful in saving our environment but also for our health. Exposure to synthetic chemicals or substances is harmful to us. Accumulation of these dangerous chemical in our system can cause illnesses to our body and to our environment. There are natural cleaning materials in our home which we might not recognize as effective in taking out dirt, stains and disinfect.

Posted on: 05 Aug 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Lemon: The All Purpose Cleaner

Lemon,  the delicious additive that most people use in their water or even to make lemonade, but have you ever tried to use lemon to clean with? Lemon acid is a natural antiseptic and is wonderful to use to clean; there are many different places this citrus fruit can assist you.

Posted on: 09 Jul 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Green Cleaning Myths

Common Myth #1: Green Cleaning means I have to work harder and use more time.

Not true at all. Actually, you will spend the same amount of time, if not less, when you use green and non-toxin cleaners. If you purchase your green cleaners the formulas are already tested, tried and ready to be used. Now, if you make your own cleaners you might go through a period of trial and error until you find the right things to use, but once you find your perfect solution, you will be a cleaning machine and move right along just as quickly as you would with harmful commercial chemical cleaning products.

Posted on: 29 Jun 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
What’s Living In Your Carpet

You walk on your carpet on a daily basis, actually multiple times a day. If you have children you probably sit back and watch them roll around carefree on that same carpet. Have you ever wondered what is hiding in your carpet? Most people would answer that their floors are clean we remove our shoes before entering the home and I vacuum daily, but neither of those actions will prevent every nasty little thing from taking up residence in your carpet.

Posted on: 17 Jun 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Green Alternatives for Bleach

You always hear about people trying to be more “green” today by doing simple little changes in their daily lives. Whether it be using more natural cleaning products or recycling their old items, no matter what you do there are always ways to be more “green.”

Posted on: 11 May 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
3 Common Ways Companies Greenwash Products

You have probably taken notice of the excessive amount of “green” products on store shelves. But you might be wondering how so many products, that are clearly chemical-based, sealed in plastic, and shipped via a giant diesel-burning truck could possibly be “green”.

Posted on: 20 Apr 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Why Hiring a Professional to Keep your Floors Clean Matters

It’s extremely important to keep your floors clean in your businesses building or offices, not only because it’s important to keep germs away and have great hygiene in your building, but because you need to make a great impression with any potential clients who walk into the building. Having a clean and well organized working environment shows others that the company cares about the small things in such a big world. One perception that someone would take away from having clean floors is that the employees working for this company also maintain and keep up with their work in a structured environment.

Posted on: 16 Jan 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
3 Top Business Cleaning Tips

Is your office an absolute state? Are you struggling to see the floor or desk with all that paperwork, lunchtime wrappers and dust? It’s time to get everything spotless.

Untidy offices lead to a lack of productivity. You spend all this time looking at the problem, rather than tackling the work you need to do. So it is time to tackle the mess and then move on from there. Here are three effective business cleaning tips, so it doesn’t have to take all day.

Posted on: 02 Jan 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Pondering the Five Second Rule…..

I was originally ignorant to the term; but much to my dismay, my children, after reaching school age introduced me to “The Five Second Rule.”  In case you are also be oblivious to it, let me explain.  There is a school of thought that states: food dropped on the floor that is picked up within five seconds will be sanitary enough to ingest without any harm.  The logic is that germs cannot attach to anything in five seconds.  Yes, I know. I’m also uncomfortable with this. But are my children correct?  I want to give them more of an explanation than simply telling them it’s stupid.  I need scientific research.

Posted on: 18 Dec 2014
Posted by: GreenGuru
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