Eco-Friendly Cleaning Materials


Eco-friendly Cleaning Materials

If you or someone in your office suffers from allergies or chemical sensitivities from toxic cleaning chemical, maybe it’s time to consider using eco-friendly cleaning products. These are easy and safe to use with cleaning powers equaling any other manufactured cleaning chemicals. A lot of household cleaning products contain harmful toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde, phenol, ammonia, ethanol, butane, propane to name just a few. It is a known fact that these chemicals have an adverse impact on our health and environment. People that suffer from allergies or chemical sensitivities are even more than likely to suffer from exposure to these toxic chemicals. Natural cleaning products as mentioned below can be found everywhere and are very economical.


Microfiber Cloths

Microfiber is a cleaning cloth made of polyester/nylon that enables you to clean almost everything with just the cloth and warm or hot water. They eliminate the need to carry around different cleaning chemicals for different uses. These cloths are a great alternative to cleaning with chemicals. It can be used to remove smudged dirt, stains and grease just by applying water to it. It can also be used to scrub dirt in appliances, cleaning of interiors of cars, glasses and windows. Apart from the fact that this cleans better than any other cleaning rag, it is better for your health, the environment and your wallet.




Microfiber Mop

Again, this is similar to your conventional mop. However, it is made of the same materials as the microfiber cloth and instead of applying chemicals to mop the floor, you only need to apply water to obtain the same level of cleanliness as using a mop with chemicals if not better.


Vinegar is popular and extremely effective as a cleaning and sanitizing agent. It is economical and harmless to humans. Cleaning with vinegar is another smart way to avoid using harsh chemicals. It is good for killing most mould, bacteria, and germs, getting rid of lime deposits and for cleaning grout due to its level of acidity. In terms of cleaning, vinegar is multi-purpose. You can use to clean kitchen surfaces, mirrors, glasses and even appliances such as microwaves.


Baking Soda

Next to vinegar is Baking Soda as a natural cleaning agent. Baking soda (or bicarbonate of soda) as the name suggest can also be used for cooking. It’s economical and non-toxic.


Citrus Oil Solution

This is another powerful cleansing agent that is additive free. Citrus oils are not only good for cleaning but can help in getting rid of odour from a place. It can be used a degreaser because of its solvent properties. You can clean just about anything with this solution from de-greasing your cooker to removing stains from carpets and clothing. A citrus solution can also be used as natural insecticides and pesticides at homes or in your offices.


However, if you feel you need help in cleaning your office or homes with natural products and you are based in London or South East of England, why not contact a Cleaning Company in London today and see how we can help. Citywide is a London based cleaning company providing quality cleaning services, commercial cleaning, contract cleaning, domestic cleaning, home cleaning, school cleaning, residential cleaning and end of tenancy cleaning services at competitive rates.

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