Humans are quickly depleting our Earth of her Natural Resources as our population rapidly increases. Air and water pollution are at an all-time high. National Geographic reports that tree harvesting destroys 53,000 square miles a year causing over 100 species of plants, animals and insects to become extinct each day.
Always remember the key to speed cleaning is prevention. A lightly dirty surface is far easier to clean than one caked in muck. Run your thumbnail across the bottom of your shower. Any gray matter that comes off on your nail is soap scum. Prevent the problem by switching soap. The talc and animal fat in most soap causes the buildup which also clogs the drains. Switch to an all-natural soap like Sappo Hill found in health food stores.
This is the time of year for spring cleaning articles. I have contributed to a good number of them yet who has time to set aside a couple of weekends to spring clean? Letís take a look at a basic cleaning kit and starting point.
For the past several years Iíve written an article this time of year covering various holiday cleaning tips, dos and doníts. If you wish a refresher course click on years 2011 and 2012 and the October and November blogs give you all you need to know to speed cleaning your way through the holidays. Email me with any questions or better yet grab my book The Complete Idiotís Guide to Green Cleaning. The full stain removal guide in the back is quite popular during the holidays.
Get Rid of Dust Mites: Short, easy tips that help improve oneís health are always my favorite tips. Here is one: Dust mites not only irritate the skin but wreak havoc on sinuses and worsen allergy problems. They thrive in moist environments and what better place than a bed dampened with sweat during the night. Upon rising, turn the covers down to expose the top half of your bed. Bedding and pillows dry during the day and the little scamps wither away from starvation.
Mary Findley is a veteran cleaning expert and Founder of Mary Moppins. Mary built the company on the idea that she could create a way to make green cleaning easier, which inspired her to co-author "The Complete Idiots Guide to Green Cleaning" available on Amazon. The Mary Moppins line of specially designed cleaning tools are eco-friendly, yet industrial strength to give you the cleaning power you need to clean quickly and thoroughly.