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9 Great All-Natural Odor Killers

9 Great All-Natural Odor Killers

There are a lot of factors that can contribute to a stinky home: pets, kids, food odors, mildew, recirculated stale air – and air freshener companies know this. There is no shortage of new scents on the market and new ways to dispense them: sprays, candles, plug-ins, potpourri, diffusers, etc. The thing is, all of those things simply mask the odor itself. Whatever is causing that odor is more than likely still there. Meanwhile, you’re saturating the air in your…

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Vacuuming Your Floors Regularly Can Have Major Benefits!

Vacuuming Your Floors Regularly Can Have Major Benefits!

While your carpet may not look dirty on the surface, vacuuming on at least a weekly basis can have major benefits for the level of cleanliness in your home. But did you know that regular vacuuming can also help extend the life of your carpet as well as improve the quality of the air your family is breathing? The most obvious reason why you would want to get into the routine of vacuuming your home is because it’s simply a…

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10 Ways to Combat the Dust in Your Home

10 Ways to Combat the Dust in Your Home

Dust in your home can be a major headache to deal with!  It is a lot of things: unsightly, unhealthy, and downright disastrous if you or a family member suffers with allergies or asthma. Dust – of both the indoor and outdoor variety – is a natural occurrence, but a mostly unwelcome one. Believe it or not, the particular dust in your home is customized, by none other than you and those who live in your house with you (both…

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What Kind of Chemicals Are In Your Bottled Water?

What Kind of Chemicals Are In Your Bottled Water?

Are you drinking bottled water?  Have you read the latest newsworthy stories about chemicals found in bottled water – by one report, nearly 25,000 chemicals were found in a single bottle.[1] If that’s not enough to give you pause the next time you’re tempted to reach for a bottle, the exorbitant cost alone (240 to over 10,000 times more per gallon than tap water[2]) is certainly a turn-off.   But it’s not just the quality of water, or the cost,…

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8 Reasons You’ll Love Having A Central Vacuum In Your Home

8 Reasons You’ll Love Having A Central Vacuum In Your Home

Are you buying a new home or looking for small ways to upgrade your existing one?  Installing a central vacuum system should be on the top of your list! Depending on how regularly and thorough your cleaning routine might be (do you have two bedrooms or five? asthma and allergy sufferers who require clean environments?) investing in a central vacuum can actually be a smart choice for your home. So what IS a central vacuum, you might ask? It’s a…

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Can Antibacterials Do More Harm Than Good?

Can Antibacterials Do More Harm Than Good?

Germ-fighting products are everywhere, from wipes to sprays to soaps to solutions,  nowhere is this more obvious than with antibacterial items. Even as few as 20 years ago, you might’ve been hard-pressed to find a soap labeled “antibacterial.” Soap was soap – when you washed correctly with hot water, it cleaned things…end of story. But with the advent of antibacterial soap came the idea that plain old soap just wouldn’t do: we needed something stronger, something to eradicate all the…

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The Best Spring Cleaning Tips for 2018!

The Best Spring Cleaning Tips for 2018!

Seems like this year, spring has crept across the US much sooner than expected. And with this lovely season comes the desire to start packing away heavy blankets and coats, and getting your home ready for warmth and sunshine. With the newness of spring comes the desire for a clean, organized home, and we’ve gathered some of the smartest tips to pass along your way! Empty those dresser drawers. Yes, every single one of them. Sure, it’s no quick task. But we…

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Spring Clean Your Carpet

Spring Clean Your Carpet

Spring is around the corner. Soon you will be packing up those heavy winter clothes, and getting ready for milder weather. It’s a great time of year to deep clean or should we say “Spring Clean” your house. One of the areas in need of a good “Spring Cleaning” are your floors, especially carpet. Here are some useful tips below to get the “Winter Blues” out of your carpet. Freshen up your carpet with a Natural Carpet Freshener Emulate the…

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Top 10 Reasons to Drink More Water!

Top 10 Reasons to Drink More Water!

Most people would probably grudgingly admit that they don’t drink enough water through out the day. With so many other alternatives out there that taste good – juice, colas, sports drinks – drinking water can seem, well, a little boring. Or maybe they assume they’re getting enough water from other sources, like the all-day-long coffee drinker. (You know the type I’m talking about.) When you better understand not just how necessary water is to a healthy life, but the range of…

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Why it is Important to Invest in a Quality Vacuum Cleaner

Why it is Important to Invest in a Quality Vacuum Cleaner

Not all vacuum cleaners are the same. There are so many options and models to choose from that it can become quite overwhelming when trying to figure out which one fits your needs. The most important thing to consider when getting ready to purchase a new vacuum cleaner, is how long it will last without having to repair or replace it. Are you tired of purchasing the vacuum cleaner that will work for a year, and then the motor burns…

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