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The Dirty Truth About Toxic Cleaning Products

Posted by Kaitlin on Dec 27, 2018 11:34:00 AM

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The 8 Hidden Toxins Lurking in Your Cleaning Products

Nothing compares to the feeling of a freshly cleaned house. After hours of scrubbing, dusting and getting rid of all the dirt and germs, you look around feeling this incredible satisfaction and sense of accomplishment. Ah, yes. We know the feeling.

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, Going Green, Sustainability

8 Things You're Cleaning Too Much

Posted by Kaitlin on Dec 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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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.

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Topics: chores, Clean Consciously, cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, everyday cleaning, green products, Healthy Living, laundry, cleaning, green cleaning

3 Easy Steps to Get Rid of Bacteria in the Home

Posted by Kaitlin on Dec 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Bye Bye, Bacteria

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.

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Topics: chores, Clean Consciously, cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, everyday cleaning, green products, clean environment, cleaning, safer products

10 Organizing Tips for the 3 Dirtiest Rooms in Your Home

Posted by Kaitlin on Dec 11, 2018 11:51:00 AM

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Our Top 10 Organizing Tips for Home

As we get into the full swing of fall (sigh), now is the time many of us start thinking about getting organized and back into our busy everyday routines.

After a long day at the office, your home should be a relaxing place where you can unwind and decompress - and I’m sure you’ll agree nothing feels better than walking into a neat, clean space.

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, home improvement, organization tips, storage tips, design inspiration, Inspiration, organization

The Real Impact of Cleaning Products on the Environment

Posted by Kaitlin on Nov 27, 2018 5:37:00 PM

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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.

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Topics: Clean Consciously, cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, environment, Sustainability, clean environment, cleaning, green cleaning, greenliving

6 Expert Tips to Make Cleaning Fun & Easy

Posted by Kaitlin on Nov 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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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.   Try and add some entertainment to your daily cleaning with these tips:

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Topics: chores, Clean Consciously, cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, everyday cleaning, clean environment, cleaning, fun activities, green cleaning, Millennials

Top 5 Tips to Reduce Chemicals, Dust and Toxins in Your Home

Posted by Kaitlin on Nov 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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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.

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Topics: Clean Consciously, Cleaning Tips, everyday cleaning, Going Green, green products, Healthy Living, maketheswitch, Sustainability, clean environment, greenliving, Millennials, safer products

Kitchen Sponge Bacteria is Real. Here's How to Get Rid of it.

Posted by Kaitlin on Oct 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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We aren't the first people to tell your kitchen sponge is...gross

Believe it or not, there is a lot more than meets the eye with a kitchen sponge, and that’s not necessarily a good thing.

Here are three things you didn’t know about your kitchen sponge:

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Topics: Cleaning Tips, sponges, cleaning

5 Awesome Ways to Make Cleaning Fun For Kids

Posted by Kaitlin on Oct 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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How to Have a Clean House With Kids (Yes, it Can Be Done!)

We know, we know.

Cleaning with your kids doesn’t exactly sound, well, that relaxing. But, it IS good for little people to help out around the house once in a while, so they’re in the habit of earning their keep – which, down the road, you’ll be grateful they know how to do. Read on for ways to spiff up your space AND keep small hands occupied – definitely a win-win in our book.

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Topics: chores, cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, everyday cleaning, Going Green, Kids, cleaning, green cleaning, Inspiration, Learn

The Top 5 Dangers of Bleach

Posted by Kaitlin on Oct 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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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.

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Topics: Clean Consciously, cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, everyday cleaning, Going Green, maketheswitch, cleaning, green cleaning, safer products

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