Don’t waste your money spending your money on household cleaning supplies. Not only is the completely unnecessary, it is also unhealthy. There are many tools and techniques out there that should help not only reduce the toxins in your apartment home, but also reduce the costs, and in essence make it easier for everybody.
The common term known as “Green” cleaning is a way to rid ourselves of the common commercial items and products that contaminate our air and the environment. If you have pets or children you probably would not want them playing around or getting into anything that might be potentially toxic, especially if your kids have a weakened immune or respiratory system. You can protect both your pets and your kids with homemade products. Its cheap and you will feel great about it.
Many large commercial companies don’t want you to know that you can make your own products. In addition there are chemical free cleaning tools tool.
The first item you might want to purchase is a steam mop. This is a perfect way to clean your hardwood floors in any room of your apartment or house. Steam mops will run on distilled water and have mop covers that you can re-use. So you won’t have to keep purchasing the covers. And whats more, the will completely clean all of your surfaces with the steam. So it boils up to one mop for all surfaces. And you won’t have to use any cleaning products. There are many steam mops to choose from so take your time and research what model and brand will best suit your needs.
One item that you will need for any household is borax. Borax is a white powder that has a wide variety of uses. You can use this in the dishwasher or even in your laundry in exchange for any dishwasher detergent or liquids. Some people have also used Borax with a combination of vinegar and to unclog any drains. It won’t scratch any surfaces and you will be able to find it at your local grocery stores.
Here is a recipe to create your own home grown all-purpose cleaner. You will want to combine all these ingredients in a spray bottle. Take one quarter cup white vinegar, 1 tblspoon lemon juice, one-half teaspoon of dish-washing liquid, and two teaspoons borax. You will be able to use this on any surface in your Houston Medical Center apartments. This is just a brief list. Good luck with you new “green” friendly Houston rental apartments.