Clean Up Green, Family Health

Your Guide to Facebook and Instagram Contest Rules 2017

  Promotional campaigns, including Facebook and Instagram contests, are a great way to engage existing customers, get in front of new customers, and to collect user-generated content and other useful marketing data. But sponsoring such promotional campaigns comes with legal regulations and restrictions that can be confusing. Whether you’re running a Facebook or Instagram contest,…

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Family Health, Green Cleaning

Keeping Your Newborn Safe as You Clean

Raising a newborn can be tough, not to mention a little hectic as you attempt to navigate the other areas of your life—from work and school, to your social life and marriage—while keeping your house in order. Indeed, parents of newborns have a serious adjustment when it comes to housekeeping and balancing life, but as you’re gonna find out, it is something parents have been grappling with for ages.

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Family Health

How Hiring a Maid Can Help with Elderly Care

Your loved ones. You’d do anything to protect them, including making sure their home is safe, healthy and sound. After all, you lock the doors at night, close the blinds and leave the porch light on to ward off outside intruders … but what about the intruders already in your home? The kind of unexpected prowlers that come with everyday housekeeping? They can come with a hidden cost.
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Family Health

The Holiday Housekeeping Giveaway

Hooray, the holidays are here! Whether you’re busy cooking the kind of meals that could feed a village or dodging elbows during last-minute shopping sprees, there’s always something else to do.  And then there’s the cleaning: Sweeping up pine needles, removing cookie batter blotting, soaking up the snow-caked imprints of little boots on big rugs.…

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Family Health, Safe Cleaning

Cleaning My Space is Where Good Health Starts

“Cleaning My Space” (your home) may seem like just another chore to do every Sunday—in between watching football and weekly food prep—but did you know that cleaning your living space can positively contribute to your overall health and wellbeing?
Studies have shown that “cleaning my space” regularly is good for your emotional, mental and physical health. In fact, a recent study led by NiCole R. Keith, a research scientist and professor at Indiana University, reveals that people who have cleaner houses are healthier than people with messy ones, and those who kept their homes clean were more active than those who didn’t. Who knew that house cleanliness is a predictor of physical health?
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Pet Safety

Cleaning Services in New York Can Put Your Pet’s Health in Danger

Cleaning services in New York city can do wonders for you home, but what about your pets? Every pet owner knows that cleaning after your beloved animals can be a painful chore, but did you know that most cleaning services in New York use toxic cleaning supplies can be harmful for your pets? According to the Pet Poison Helpline, household cleaning products rank as the sixth most toxic items for dogs. That’s something to keep in mind the next time you’re looking for a cleaning service in New York.

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Green Cleaning

Game Time Cleaning and Prep that’s Healthy and Fun

Game time is here, which means you need to step up your game time cleaning habits. Why? Because your  home will soon be filled with friends and family, all of whom are ready to sit down, chow down and get their “football fix” in your living room. Are you sure you’re not inviting them into a toxic environment? If you use everyday household cleaning products—here’s a list of some dangerous ones—you may be exposing your guests to harmful chemicals. You’ll want to use non-tocix chemicals to ensure your family and friends are safe and sound.

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Safe Cleaning

Home-Cleaning Products Should Not Be a Hazard

How harmful can common home-cleaning products be for your health? In 2014, the Guardian reported that the deputy assistant director of housekeeping at North Carolina State University received “several reports of rashes, occasional respiratory problems and headaches” among cleaning staff. It is said this may have been due to long-term exposure to the harsh chemicals and strong smells omitted by the home-cleaning products they were using.

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Basic DIY Cleaning Ingredients

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products – A Quick Guide

Does searching for eco-friendly cleaning products get you exhausted? Channel that energy toward new cleaning solutions! At the beginning of any “going green” journey, it can be a little daunting to try and find the right cleaning products for your home. Here are a few options you can consider when it comes time to eco-friendly cleaning:

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Pet Safety

Pet-Friendly Cleaning Tips the Pros Use (Part 2)

In part one of this pet-friendly cleaning series, we talked about the three major, pet-friendly cleaner brands out there that you could consider when purchasing cleaning supplies. In this, the second and final part of the series, we will touch on products. Now that you’re aware of some of the leading eco-friendly cleaning brands, let’s take a look at some individual products that will get the job done.
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Family Health

Newborns Need Toxin-Free Homes

Newborns … there’s nothing you wouldn’t do for them. While every parent wants the best for their babies, oftentimes what goes overlooked is creating a household free from toxins. “Baby-proofing” your home by covering outlets and blocking stairs is critical, certainly, but so is cleaning your home responsibly … and that begins with using chemical-free cleaning products.
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Basic DIY Cleaning Ingredients

Trade in household chemicals for cash

Did you known that by switching to organic cleaners—or creating your own—you can preserve the health of your home, children and pets by limiting exposure to harsh household chemicals, all while saving money in the process?
In a survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on average, U.S households spent up to $645 on household cleaning supplies in 2013. By going green, you can save up to $300 a year! Want to create your own products? Start with these common ingredients that are devoid of household chemicals.
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Green Cleaning

Going Green is Easier Than You Think

They say “you are what you eat.” If that’s the case, the same can be said for the cleaning products you expose yourself—and your family—to on a regular basis. Much like only eating organic food to stay healthy, “going green” when cleaning can go a long way in keeping you safe, healthy and happy.
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Green Cleaning, Loft, apartments & houses, Professional Cleaning

Cleaning Secrets from Professional Cleaners

Does the idea of cleaning your house have you running for the hills? We have some cleaning secrets for you! House cleaning can seem like such a simple task, but if it were so easy to do, there wouldn’t be such a high demand for professional cleaners. Take a page out of the professional cleaners’…

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