Why It's So Important to Green Clean
There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding green cleaning in recent years, with many companies claiming they are “going green.” And let’s face it: when most people hear the words “all-natural,” “organic” and “green” they simply translate that to “better for the environment.”
You're probably over-cleaning these 8 household items (& don't even know it)
If you’re going to clean, it’s important to be thorough. That said, you might be overdoing it. Chances are you can save yourself a great deal of time and energy by cutting down on some of your chores.
We applaud you for your efforts, but sometimes less is more – especially when it comes to cleaning.
How to Get Rid of Bacteria in Your Home
When it comes to maintaining a clean home, the battle against bacteria is the greatest challenge for many of us. From your toilet and bathtub to your kitchen drain and kitchen sponge, bacteria is everywhere.
But if bacteria are invisible to the naked eye, how do we clean what we can’t see?
That’s where we come in. We’re here to give you a few tried and true tips to sanitize your house and keep bacteria at bay.
Here’s how to reduce indoor air pollution
Toxic chemicals are all around us – in the water we drink, the food we eat and the air we breathe. In fact, according to a recent report released by the Environmental Working Group, up to 100 million Americans could have contaminated drinking water.
We’re not saying this to scare you, but we believe it’s important to be aware of the toxins around you so you can limit your exposure. The good news is that by making different lifestyle choices, you can significantly reduce the number of toxins you come into contact with.
How to Clean Your Bathroom Without Bleach
Nothing feels better than a sparkling clean bathroom. That oh-so-rewarding clean smell that follows an hour or two of scrubbing, spraying and swiffering – can’t beat it! And, since the bathroom is one of the dirtiest rooms in the house, we want to do everything possible to disinfect it.
This is where bleach comes in – the absolute worst offender when it comes to toxic cleaning products. If you’re an avid bleach user, don’t beat yourself up (if you still use it after reading this article, however, that’s another story).
How exactly do your cleaning products affect the environment?
Think about the number of cleaning products you use on a weekly basis. In your home alone, chances are that more than half of those products contain at least two to three toxic ingredients. Now think about the billions of people around the world using cleaning products on a daily basis. The sad truth is it’s impossible to count the number of toxic chemicals polluting the environment and damaging our ecosystem.
At ThreeMain, we believe knowledge is power. Our goal is to raise awareness regarding green cleaning and the importance of making eco-friendly choices as a consumer.
6 Ways to Make Cleaning Fun
When you think about cleaning your home, it’s possible that you’re faced with dread. Cleaning can be dull if you are sticking with the same old routine. While most people view household cleaning as a chore, it’s possible to make dusting, mopping and scrubbing an adventure.
5 Ways to Make Your Home Less Toxic
Your home is a safe haven for family fun, nurturing and daily care, so the environment should be just as safe, right? Creating a healthy and less-toxic home environment is essential to feeling better and nurturing your family.
Take the necessary steps to improve your home’s environment with just five simple steps.
5 Reasons to Ditch the Bleach and Clean Green
Bleach is known as “chlorine bleach” or even “sodium hypochlorite,” can be found in nearly every household or office. When it comes to dirty jobs, whether it’s cleaning a moldy bathroom, disinfecting surfaces, or getting stains out of laundry, people often reach for bleach. As one of the oldest and most common household products, it’s tough getting people to ditch bleach.
Bleach is made when chlorine and caustic soda (also known as lye) are combined. Both are very potent. Its potency is what has made it so attractive in the cleaning market.