It is a typical cleaning day in London and the level of dangerous chemicals in the indoor air can be hundreds and reach dangerous levels. In fact, indoor air pollution levels can get high enough to trigger an inspection by health and safety authorities in any workplace setting. When it comes to workplaces, especially bigger building and industrial premises with poor ventilation, reducing the use of heavy chemicals is very important. In a place visited by many people daily, be the employees or clients and customers, there are many regulations and standards set for ensuring a healthier and safer indoor environment. In fact, a healthier indoor working environment can be easily ensured with the usage of natural cleaning products with safe ingredients. Many chemicals contained in cleaning products are pretty concerning, often a reason for allergies, skin irritation and other conditions and issues. Both a long-term and short-term exposure on heavy chemicals can be very dangerous and we often don’t understand how unhealthy the impact of exposure to the cocktail of chemicals found in a workplace setting is.
Most of the everyday cleaning chores and duties can be easily handled without these toxic products. Everyday safe and natural products like vinegar, baking soda, salt, lemon juice, etc. can be found anywhere and work amazingly and very effectively in the battle with stains, dirt and dust, leaving you with impressive final results and healthier and safer indoor environment, for sure. Otherwise, the heavy-toxic ingredients that many cleaning products you can find on the shelves of your local supermarket contain could even not be listed on the labels, so you are not safe at all using these. Fortunately, as we have already mentioned, there are great natural alternatives and today we are going to share with you how to make a home-made window and glass cleaner with natural and safe products that promise a great and long-lasting effect.
Most glass cleaners are made of ammonia, a strong irritant and coal tar dyes. Some of them can be even more dangerous containing butyl cellosolve, a neurotoxin, alcohol, naphtha, glycol ethers. Aerosol-form products create little drops that are most likely to be inhaled or irritate the eyes. In fact, if you have a look at the consumer reviews and reports, many of the people tell that they find clear water more efficiently than the window cleaning products on the market. Using a microfiber cloth and clear water actually does wonders, cleaning windows and glasses to perfection, removing all stains and dirty build-ups. Cleaning with water is not only very safe and healthy but also faster because there is no soapy and sticky residue to deal with. Using a microfiber cloth also reduces the amount of dust in a long-term.
You can mix your own safe window cleaner product by using liquid castile soap, water and a bit of vinegar. Vinegar is great for removing stubborn stains and dirt build-ups. Alternatively, you can substitute vinegar with lemon juice and that way add a fresh smell to the place.
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