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13 Tips for More Serene Spring Cleaning

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 29, 2015

At this time of year, lots of folks feel the urge to start spring cleaning -- refreshing and clearing out their home to greet the new season. However, just when the weather is (hopefully)...


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Keep Your Shower Naturally Clean

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 12, 2015

Before discussing the eco-friendly way to clean your shower, I should mention one fact: I've got a thing for worn-out undershirts. Since the time when my kids grew past the cuddly onesie...


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Pressure Washers Give Impressively Clean, Green Results

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 12, 2014

Pressure washers are amazingly handy tools. They work by forcing water at extremely high pressure across the surface that you need to deep clean, a technique that's eco-friendly, fast,...


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The Best Ways to Clear a Clogged Floor Drain

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 23, 2014

On the floor of your home's utility areas such as the laundry room, basement, and garage, lives a hardworking, underappreciated piece of plumbing known as a floor drain. Although it...


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Hand Launder the Efficient, Eco-Friendly Way

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 23, 2014

Hand washing is the laundry method of choice for most delicate clothing fabrics. (Check labels and manufacturer's directions first for care recommendations, of course). It's also ideal...


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Green Clean Upholstery with These Natural Techniques

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 19, 2014

Environmental awareness starts at home. Keep your house or apartment a hazardous-chemical-free zone; replace commercial upholstery cleaning products with eco-friendly versions based...


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When and How to Clean Your Hands … the Right Way

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 07, 2014

No other part of the body is as exposed to germs as our hands. If we go on to touch noses, mouths, or food, with unwashed hands, these germs will be transferred into the body. For this...


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Keeping Your PC, Smartphone or Tablet Clean

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 17, 2014

PCs, Smartphones, and handheld tablets are essentials of daily life. However, these conveniences need some basic maintenance to stay in top working order. Obviously you can’t...