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Mar, 2017

Your Smelly Towel Needs a Make-over  

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Ahh, a newly cleaned, washed towel. You wash it, dry it, hang it up to use the next day, step out of the shower, put it to your face…..and gag. Mildew. Why can I not get this disgusting smell out of my towels? It’s not easy, but with some basic items probably already in your home, possible. Take these unruly towels of yours and put them in the washer. Use the hottest setting on your machine and wash with one cup of white vinegar (do not add bleach or detergent). […]

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Mar, 2017

Come Here You Pesky Gnat!  

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Oh those gnats! They are so tiny but frustrate us so much! Whether they decide to throw a party in your fruit basket or are just trying to get your attention by galavanting around your office, we know how to find them a permanent residence. Just a hint – it’s not yours. Take a small bowl and pour 1/3 apple cider vinegar, 1/3 water, and 1/3 dish soap into the bowl. Take a fork and wisk the mixture together to create small dish soap bubbles in this bowl. Set in […]

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Feb, 2017

Grapefruit: It’s Not Just For Breakfast Anymore

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One of the best things about learning how to clean green are all the wonderful things we learn every day plants, oils, and other natural items – and how to use them to our advantage to clean or aid the health of our home. Growing up on a farm I have always known about these little cleaning hacks and tricks that seemed commonplace to me, but were like a newsflash to those I worked for throughout the years. One of them is how to clean off soap scum with two […]

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Feb, 2017

Cleaning Machines That Sometimes Aren’t So Clean

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Sometimes our cleaning machines such as dishwashers and washing machines need a good old fashioned cleaning themselves. Eco-clean is all about making your everyday housecleaning when we aren’t there as easy and helpful as possible. To make sure you when you wash those dishes you aren’t doing more harm than good. Add a little vinegar to the mix. Make that Machine Clean: Take a dishwasher-safe cup (preferably tempered glass) on the top shelf of the dishwasher Fill the cup with white vinegar Run a cycle with the hottest wash cycle […]

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Feb, 2017

When Red Wine Spills On Your White Carpet

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Have you ever had that get together where you think, “We have the cocktails ready, food, beer, white wine, red wine……..oh wait…..maybe not the RED”. And why would you blackball your all-time favorite red wine contenders? It’s always because as much as you love your friends, you just don’t trust them. Trust them to not have too good of a time (because your soirees are always a slam dunk), and spill all that delicious red wine on your white rug. Well friends pour on. Bring out that Frog’s Leap, Stag’s […]

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