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babyluke
08-07-2009, 12:48 PM
I am on the search for some good general cleaning products without harsh fumes/smells but that will still work to kill bacteria. I am willing to "make" it or buy it. I just feel like the traditional cleaners (especially bathroom cleaners) have too strong of a scent--I know they make me cough when I am cleaning and so I try to only use it when Luke is down for his nap or in bed so he is not right there when I use them. But I still feel like there has to be something better to use. Also, I like to clean the surfaces that are "high traffic" a couple times a day. I have been using disinfecting wipes, but that can get expensive. So I was wondering if there was a spray disinfectant that I could buy or "make" that would be effective but again would not have a harsh smell. It is summer and Luke is so healthy and doing great, but winter is looming in front of me and that is when we have our trouble. Just trying to be a little more proactive this year! Thanks for any suggestions!
Angela, Mom to 7, including Luke 2 yrs. old w/cf

babyluke
08-07-2009, 12:48 PM
I am on the search for some good general cleaning products without harsh fumes/smells but that will still work to kill bacteria. I am willing to "make" it or buy it. I just feel like the traditional cleaners (especially bathroom cleaners) have too strong of a scent--I know they make me cough when I am cleaning and so I try to only use it when Luke is down for his nap or in bed so he is not right there when I use them. But I still feel like there has to be something better to use. Also, I like to clean the surfaces that are "high traffic" a couple times a day. I have been using disinfecting wipes, but that can get expensive. So I was wondering if there was a spray disinfectant that I could buy or "make" that would be effective but again would not have a harsh smell. It is summer and Luke is so healthy and doing great, but winter is looming in front of me and that is when we have our trouble. Just trying to be a little more proactive this year! Thanks for any suggestions!
Angela, Mom to 7, including Luke 2 yrs. old w/cf

babyluke
08-07-2009, 12:48 PM
I am on the search for some good general cleaning products without harsh fumes/smells but that will still work to kill bacteria. I am willing to "make" it or buy it. I just feel like the traditional cleaners (especially bathroom cleaners) have too strong of a scent--I know they make me cough when I am cleaning and so I try to only use it when Luke is down for his nap or in bed so he is not right there when I use them. But I still feel like there has to be something better to use. Also, I like to clean the surfaces that are "high traffic" a couple times a day. I have been using disinfecting wipes, but that can get expensive. So I was wondering if there was a spray disinfectant that I could buy or "make" that would be effective but again would not have a harsh smell. It is summer and Luke is so healthy and doing great, but winter is looming in front of me and that is when we have our trouble. Just trying to be a little more proactive this year! Thanks for any suggestions!
Angela, Mom to 7, including Luke 2 yrs. old w/cf

babyluke
08-07-2009, 12:48 PM
I am on the search for some good general cleaning products without harsh fumes/smells but that will still work to kill bacteria. I am willing to "make" it or buy it. I just feel like the traditional cleaners (especially bathroom cleaners) have too strong of a scent--I know they make me cough when I am cleaning and so I try to only use it when Luke is down for his nap or in bed so he is not right there when I use them. But I still feel like there has to be something better to use. Also, I like to clean the surfaces that are "high traffic" a couple times a day. I have been using disinfecting wipes, but that can get expensive. So I was wondering if there was a spray disinfectant that I could buy or "make" that would be effective but again would not have a harsh smell. It is summer and Luke is so healthy and doing great, but winter is looming in front of me and that is when we have our trouble. Just trying to be a little more proactive this year! Thanks for any suggestions!
Angela, Mom to 7, including Luke 2 yrs. old w/cf

babyluke
08-07-2009, 12:48 PM
I am on the search for some good general cleaning products without harsh fumes/smells but that will still work to kill bacteria. I am willing to "make" it or buy it. I just feel like the traditional cleaners (especially bathroom cleaners) have too strong of a scent--I know they make me cough when I am cleaning and so I try to only use it when Luke is down for his nap or in bed so he is not right there when I use them. But I still feel like there has to be something better to use. Also, I like to clean the surfaces that are "high traffic" a couple times a day. I have been using disinfecting wipes, but that can get expensive. So I was wondering if there was a spray disinfectant that I could buy or "make" that would be effective but again would not have a harsh smell. It is summer and Luke is so healthy and doing great, but winter is looming in front of me and that is when we have our trouble. Just trying to be a little more proactive this year! Thanks for any suggestions!
<br />Angela, Mom to 7, including Luke 2 yrs. old w/cf

MicheleGazelle
08-07-2009, 04:37 PM
Our latest favorite cleaning agent is distilled water. It is surprisingly effective and zero fumes. I also use a lot of peroxide and diet tonic water, though peroxide tends to bleach things out so there are some precautions to take with it. We recently bought some copper sheeting for it's antimicrobial properties. We move it around to places on the floor where we want stuff killed and leave it there for an hour or more. Again: zero fumes. For the toilet tank, we use tea bags instead of those bleach discs.

MicheleGazelle
08-07-2009, 04:37 PM
Our latest favorite cleaning agent is distilled water. It is surprisingly effective and zero fumes. I also use a lot of peroxide and diet tonic water, though peroxide tends to bleach things out so there are some precautions to take with it. We recently bought some copper sheeting for it's antimicrobial properties. We move it around to places on the floor where we want stuff killed and leave it there for an hour or more. Again: zero fumes. For the toilet tank, we use tea bags instead of those bleach discs.

MicheleGazelle
08-07-2009, 04:37 PM
Our latest favorite cleaning agent is distilled water. It is surprisingly effective and zero fumes. I also use a lot of peroxide and diet tonic water, though peroxide tends to bleach things out so there are some precautions to take with it. We recently bought some copper sheeting for it's antimicrobial properties. We move it around to places on the floor where we want stuff killed and leave it there for an hour or more. Again: zero fumes. For the toilet tank, we use tea bags instead of those bleach discs.

MicheleGazelle
08-07-2009, 04:37 PM
Our latest favorite cleaning agent is distilled water. It is surprisingly effective and zero fumes. I also use a lot of peroxide and diet tonic water, though peroxide tends to bleach things out so there are some precautions to take with it. We recently bought some copper sheeting for it's antimicrobial properties. We move it around to places on the floor where we want stuff killed and leave it there for an hour or more. Again: zero fumes. For the toilet tank, we use tea bags instead of those bleach discs.

MicheleGazelle
08-07-2009, 04:37 PM
Our latest favorite cleaning agent is distilled water. It is surprisingly effective and zero fumes. I also use a lot of peroxide and diet tonic water, though peroxide tends to bleach things out so there are some precautions to take with it. We recently bought some copper sheeting for it's antimicrobial properties. We move it around to places on the floor where we want stuff killed and leave it there for an hour or more. Again: zero fumes. For the toilet tank, we use tea bags instead of those bleach discs.

JORDYSMOM
08-07-2009, 07:46 PM
Vinegar is a great natural cleaner. There are so many ways to use it. Yes, it smells a bit when you are using it, but when it dries, it leaves no smell at all. You can google cleaning with vinegar, and find many ideas.

I mix it with water in a spray bottle, and use it all of the time.

Stacey

JORDYSMOM
08-07-2009, 07:46 PM
Vinegar is a great natural cleaner. There are so many ways to use it. Yes, it smells a bit when you are using it, but when it dries, it leaves no smell at all. You can google cleaning with vinegar, and find many ideas.

I mix it with water in a spray bottle, and use it all of the time.

Stacey

JORDYSMOM
08-07-2009, 07:46 PM
Vinegar is a great natural cleaner. There are so many ways to use it. Yes, it smells a bit when you are using it, but when it dries, it leaves no smell at all. You can google cleaning with vinegar, and find many ideas.

I mix it with water in a spray bottle, and use it all of the time.

Stacey

JORDYSMOM
08-07-2009, 07:46 PM
Vinegar is a great natural cleaner. There are so many ways to use it. Yes, it smells a bit when you are using it, but when it dries, it leaves no smell at all. You can google cleaning with vinegar, and find many ideas.

I mix it with water in a spray bottle, and use it all of the time.

Stacey

JORDYSMOM
08-07-2009, 07:46 PM
Vinegar is a great natural cleaner. There are so many ways to use it. Yes, it smells a bit when you are using it, but when it dries, it leaves no smell at all. You can google cleaning with vinegar, and find many ideas.
<br />
<br />I mix it with water in a spray bottle, and use it all of the time.
<br />
<br />Stacey

EnergyGal
09-14-2009, 09:23 AM
Hi Baby Luke

My name is Rise' and I have had a double lung Transplant due to cF. I have been living green for years and years and can honestly say, there is no other way for me. Have you heard of Shaklee on oprah? Shaklee has what they call the "Get Clean" line of green products. I love Basic H and Basic G.

There are hundreds of uses for Basic H and Basic G is a natural germicide.

If you want to learn more contact me at
[email protected]
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://shaklee.net/preciouslife">http://shaklee.net/preciouslife</a>

EnergyGal
09-14-2009, 09:23 AM
Hi Baby Luke

My name is Rise' and I have had a double lung Transplant due to cF. I have been living green for years and years and can honestly say, there is no other way for me. Have you heard of Shaklee on oprah? Shaklee has what they call the "Get Clean" line of green products. I love Basic H and Basic G.

There are hundreds of uses for Basic H and Basic G is a natural germicide.

If you want to learn more contact me at
[email protected]
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://shaklee.net/preciouslife">http://shaklee.net/preciouslife</a>

EnergyGal
09-14-2009, 09:23 AM
Hi Baby Luke

My name is Rise' and I have had a double lung Transplant due to cF. I have been living green for years and years and can honestly say, there is no other way for me. Have you heard of Shaklee on oprah? Shaklee has what they call the "Get Clean" line of green products. I love Basic H and Basic G.

There are hundreds of uses for Basic H and Basic G is a natural germicide.

If you want to learn more contact me at
[email protected]
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://shaklee.net/preciouslife">http://shaklee.net/preciouslife</a>

EnergyGal
09-14-2009, 09:23 AM
Hi Baby Luke

My name is Rise' and I have had a double lung Transplant due to cF. I have been living green for years and years and can honestly say, there is no other way for me. Have you heard of Shaklee on oprah? Shaklee has what they call the "Get Clean" line of green products. I love Basic H and Basic G.

There are hundreds of uses for Basic H and Basic G is a natural germicide.

If you want to learn more contact me at
[email protected]
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://shaklee.net/preciouslife">http://shaklee.net/preciouslife</a>

EnergyGal
09-14-2009, 09:23 AM
Hi Baby Luke
<br />
<br />My name is Rise' and I have had a double lung Transplant due to cF. I have been living green for years and years and can honestly say, there is no other way for me. Have you heard of Shaklee on oprah? Shaklee has what they call the "Get Clean" line of green products. I love Basic H and Basic G.
<br />
<br />There are hundreds of uses for Basic H and Basic G is a natural germicide.
<br />
<br />If you want to learn more contact me at
<br />[email protected]
<br /><a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://shaklee.net/preciouslife">http://shaklee.net/preciouslife</a>

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:23 AM
i use a vinegar and water solution on my floors and countertops daily.

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:23 AM
i use a vinegar and water solution on my floors and countertops daily.

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:23 AM
i use a vinegar and water solution on my floors and countertops daily.

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:23 AM
i use a vinegar and water solution on my floors and countertops daily.

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:23 AM
i use a vinegar and water solution on my floors and countertops daily.

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:24 AM
oh, and i use ALOT of lysol wipes...the clorox ones are really strong and make sophie cough when she gets close! but the lysol ones dont seem to bother her.

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:24 AM
oh, and i use ALOT of lysol wipes...the clorox ones are really strong and make sophie cough when she gets close! but the lysol ones dont seem to bother her.

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:24 AM
oh, and i use ALOT of lysol wipes...the clorox ones are really strong and make sophie cough when she gets close! but the lysol ones dont seem to bother her.

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:24 AM
oh, and i use ALOT of lysol wipes...the clorox ones are really strong and make sophie cough when she gets close! but the lysol ones dont seem to bother her.

crickit715
09-15-2009, 12:24 AM
oh, and i use ALOT of lysol wipes...the clorox ones are really strong and make sophie cough when she gets close! but the lysol ones dont seem to bother her.

Plonit
09-24-2009, 08:12 PM
This link should be helpful to you. I wash all my tiles with vinegar and water.
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077">http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077</a>

Plonit
09-24-2009, 08:12 PM
This link should be helpful to you. I wash all my tiles with vinegar and water.
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077">http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077</a>

Plonit
09-24-2009, 08:12 PM
This link should be helpful to you. I wash all my tiles with vinegar and water.
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077">http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077</a>

Plonit
09-24-2009, 08:12 PM
This link should be helpful to you. I wash all my tiles with vinegar and water.
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077">http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077</a>

Plonit
09-24-2009, 08:12 PM
This link should be helpful to you. I wash all my tiles with vinegar and water.
<br /><a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077">http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/id/QAA358077</a>

3LilFightersmom
03-27-2010, 03:41 AM
i absolutely LOVE my shark steam mop. The rooms smell so fresh afterwards, it heats like an iron and steams the floors. Steam kills germs... you just add plain water. Obviously you can just use this on your floors, but for us floor cleaners were harsh with fumes etc. It's close to $100 but in the long run you save money on cleaners because like i said you just fill with tap water. You use reusable pads that you wash in warm/ hot water in the washing machine, so no expensive refills to buy or anything.

I have had it for about a month, and it has been the best purchase i have made in a while! You find dirt on the pads that you didn't even know was there... Gets the floors so clean you could eat off of them.

3LilFightersmom
03-27-2010, 03:41 AM
i absolutely LOVE my shark steam mop. The rooms smell so fresh afterwards, it heats like an iron and steams the floors. Steam kills germs... you just add plain water. Obviously you can just use this on your floors, but for us floor cleaners were harsh with fumes etc. It's close to $100 but in the long run you save money on cleaners because like i said you just fill with tap water. You use reusable pads that you wash in warm/ hot water in the washing machine, so no expensive refills to buy or anything.

I have had it for about a month, and it has been the best purchase i have made in a while! You find dirt on the pads that you didn't even know was there... Gets the floors so clean you could eat off of them.

3LilFightersmom
03-27-2010, 03:41 AM
i absolutely LOVE my shark steam mop. The rooms smell so fresh afterwards, it heats like an iron and steams the floors. Steam kills germs... you just add plain water. Obviously you can just use this on your floors, but for us floor cleaners were harsh with fumes etc. It's close to $100 but in the long run you save money on cleaners because like i said you just fill with tap water. You use reusable pads that you wash in warm/ hot water in the washing machine, so no expensive refills to buy or anything.

I have had it for about a month, and it has been the best purchase i have made in a while! You find dirt on the pads that you didn't even know was there... Gets the floors so clean you could eat off of them.

3LilFightersmom
03-27-2010, 03:41 AM
i absolutely LOVE my shark steam mop. The rooms smell so fresh afterwards, it heats like an iron and steams the floors. Steam kills germs... you just add plain water. Obviously you can just use this on your floors, but for us floor cleaners were harsh with fumes etc. It's close to $100 but in the long run you save money on cleaners because like i said you just fill with tap water. You use reusable pads that you wash in warm/ hot water in the washing machine, so no expensive refills to buy or anything.

I have had it for about a month, and it has been the best purchase i have made in a while! You find dirt on the pads that you didn't even know was there... Gets the floors so clean you could eat off of them.

3LilFightersmom
03-27-2010, 03:41 AM
i absolutely LOVE my shark steam mop. The rooms smell so fresh afterwards, it heats like an iron and steams the floors. Steam kills germs... you just add plain water. Obviously you can just use this on your floors, but for us floor cleaners were harsh with fumes etc. It's close to $100 but in the long run you save money on cleaners because like i said you just fill with tap water. You use reusable pads that you wash in warm/ hot water in the washing machine, so no expensive refills to buy or anything.
<br />
<br />I have had it for about a month, and it has been the best purchase i have made in a while! You find dirt on the pads that you didn't even know was there... Gets the floors so clean you could eat off of them.

JamieH
04-14-2010, 11:46 AM
For anyone that is interested, I have been a customer of a wellness company for 9 yrs and they are Green in everything they do. All their products are non-toxic and are great for people with Asthma or Allergies. I even heard a story recently in which a young child got a hold of the bathroom cleaner and swallowed some. The mom contacted Poison Control and they told her not to worry. He might get a little stomach ache, but all she needed to do is make sure he drank a lot of water.

One of my favorite products kills 99.9% of germs including pseudomonas which has been an issue with us. It doesn't smell chemically. It actually smells more like thyme!!

Anyway, I am very passionate about this subject. If anyone wants more information you can email me at <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> or visit <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.internetceomoms.com/hackmann">http://www.ceomomsbiz.com</a>

JamieH
04-14-2010, 11:46 AM
For anyone that is interested, I have been a customer of a wellness company for 9 yrs and they are Green in everything they do. All their products are non-toxic and are great for people with Asthma or Allergies. I even heard a story recently in which a young child got a hold of the bathroom cleaner and swallowed some. The mom contacted Poison Control and they told her not to worry. He might get a little stomach ache, but all she needed to do is make sure he drank a lot of water.

One of my favorite products kills 99.9% of germs including pseudomonas which has been an issue with us. It doesn't smell chemically. It actually smells more like thyme!!

Anyway, I am very passionate about this subject. If anyone wants more information you can email me at <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> or visit <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.internetceomoms.com/hackmann">http://www.ceomomsbiz.com</a>

JamieH
04-14-2010, 11:46 AM
For anyone that is interested, I have been a customer of a wellness company for 9 yrs and they are Green in everything they do. All their products are non-toxic and are great for people with Asthma or Allergies. I even heard a story recently in which a young child got a hold of the bathroom cleaner and swallowed some. The mom contacted Poison Control and they told her not to worry. He might get a little stomach ache, but all she needed to do is make sure he drank a lot of water.

One of my favorite products kills 99.9% of germs including pseudomonas which has been an issue with us. It doesn't smell chemically. It actually smells more like thyme!!

Anyway, I am very passionate about this subject. If anyone wants more information you can email me at <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> or visit <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.internetceomoms.com/hackmann">http://www.ceomomsbiz.com</a>

JamieH
04-14-2010, 11:46 AM
For anyone that is interested, I have been a customer of a wellness company for 9 yrs and they are Green in everything they do. All their products are non-toxic and are great for people with Asthma or Allergies. I even heard a story recently in which a young child got a hold of the bathroom cleaner and swallowed some. The mom contacted Poison Control and they told her not to worry. He might get a little stomach ache, but all she needed to do is make sure he drank a lot of water.

One of my favorite products kills 99.9% of germs including pseudomonas which has been an issue with us. It doesn't smell chemically. It actually smells more like thyme!!

Anyway, I am very passionate about this subject. If anyone wants more information you can email me at <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> or visit <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.internetceomoms.com/hackmann">http://www.ceomomsbiz.com</a>

JamieH
04-14-2010, 11:46 AM
For anyone that is interested, I have been a customer of a wellness company for 9 yrs and they are Green in everything they do. All their products are non-toxic and are great for people with Asthma or Allergies. I even heard a story recently in which a young child got a hold of the bathroom cleaner and swallowed some. The mom contacted Poison Control and they told her not to worry. He might get a little stomach ache, but all she needed to do is make sure he drank a lot of water.
<br />
<br />One of my favorite products kills 99.9% of germs including pseudomonas which has been an issue with us. It doesn't smell chemically. It actually smells more like thyme!!
<br />
<br />Anyway, I am very passionate about this subject. If anyone wants more information you can email me at <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> or visit <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.internetceomoms.com/hackmann">http://www.ceomomsbiz.com</a>

crystalina0814
04-14-2010, 12:53 PM
I personally just use the scent free "Method" brand of green cleaning products from Target. There is a whole line of them and they are relatively inexpensive compared to some cleaners. I love the scent-free all purpose cleaner...safe for kids, pets, and everyone <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0">

crystalina0814
04-14-2010, 12:53 PM
I personally just use the scent free "Method" brand of green cleaning products from Target. There is a whole line of them and they are relatively inexpensive compared to some cleaners. I love the scent-free all purpose cleaner...safe for kids, pets, and everyone <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0">

crystalina0814
04-14-2010, 12:53 PM
I personally just use the scent free "Method" brand of green cleaning products from Target. There is a whole line of them and they are relatively inexpensive compared to some cleaners. I love the scent-free all purpose cleaner...safe for kids, pets, and everyone <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0">

crystalina0814
04-14-2010, 12:53 PM
I personally just use the scent free "Method" brand of green cleaning products from Target. There is a whole line of them and they are relatively inexpensive compared to some cleaners. I love the scent-free all purpose cleaner...safe for kids, pets, and everyone <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0">

crystalina0814
04-14-2010, 12:53 PM
I personally just use the scent free "Method" brand of green cleaning products from Target. There is a whole line of them and they are relatively inexpensive compared to some cleaners. I love the scent-free all purpose cleaner...safe for kids, pets, and everyone <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0">

Melissa75
04-14-2010, 01:35 PM
I use the method unscented spray everyday too.

And BioKleen and OxyClean for the laundry--14.99 box lasts me 2-3 months--no plastic to hurt the earth either. <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://biokleenhome.com/products/household/laundry
">http://biokleenhome.com/produc...usehold/laundry
</a>

Seventh generation fabric softener--the regular ones give me bigger problems than anything else I can think of--aside from wood stain or paint stripper.
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets">http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets</a>

Vinegar and water on the floors.

Clorox-bleach spray cleaner in the toilets and grout once every two weeks--I can't give it up. But I do know that hydrogen peroxide mixed with water gets rid of grout scum really well.

I also cave on the lemon-scented Pledge on the furniture once every two weeks.

Melissa75
04-14-2010, 01:35 PM
I use the method unscented spray everyday too.

And BioKleen and OxyClean for the laundry--14.99 box lasts me 2-3 months--no plastic to hurt the earth either. <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://biokleenhome.com/products/household/laundry
">http://biokleenhome.com/produc...usehold/laundry
</a>

Seventh generation fabric softener--the regular ones give me bigger problems than anything else I can think of--aside from wood stain or paint stripper.
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets">http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets</a>

Vinegar and water on the floors.

Clorox-bleach spray cleaner in the toilets and grout once every two weeks--I can't give it up. But I do know that hydrogen peroxide mixed with water gets rid of grout scum really well.

I also cave on the lemon-scented Pledge on the furniture once every two weeks.

Melissa75
04-14-2010, 01:35 PM
I use the method unscented spray everyday too.

And BioKleen and OxyClean for the laundry--14.99 box lasts me 2-3 months--no plastic to hurt the earth either. <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://biokleenhome.com/products/household/laundry
">http://biokleenhome.com/produc...usehold/laundry
</a>

Seventh generation fabric softener--the regular ones give me bigger problems than anything else I can think of--aside from wood stain or paint stripper.
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets">http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets</a>

Vinegar and water on the floors.

Clorox-bleach spray cleaner in the toilets and grout once every two weeks--I can't give it up. But I do know that hydrogen peroxide mixed with water gets rid of grout scum really well.

I also cave on the lemon-scented Pledge on the furniture once every two weeks.

Melissa75
04-14-2010, 01:35 PM
I use the method unscented spray everyday too.

And BioKleen and OxyClean for the laundry--14.99 box lasts me 2-3 months--no plastic to hurt the earth either. <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://biokleenhome.com/products/household/laundry
">http://biokleenhome.com/produc...usehold/laundry
</a>

Seventh generation fabric softener--the regular ones give me bigger problems than anything else I can think of--aside from wood stain or paint stripper.
<a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets">http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets</a>

Vinegar and water on the floors.

Clorox-bleach spray cleaner in the toilets and grout once every two weeks--I can't give it up. But I do know that hydrogen peroxide mixed with water gets rid of grout scum really well.

I also cave on the lemon-scented Pledge on the furniture once every two weeks.

Melissa75
04-14-2010, 01:35 PM
I use the method unscented spray everyday too.
<br />
<br />And BioKleen and OxyClean for the laundry--14.99 box lasts me 2-3 months--no plastic to hurt the earth either. <a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://biokleenhome.com/products/household/laundry
<br />">http://biokleenhome.com/produc...usehold/laundry
<br /></a>
<br />
<br />Seventh generation fabric softener--the regular ones give me bigger problems than anything else I can think of--aside from wood stain or paint stripper.
<br /><a target=_blank class=ftalternatingbarlinklarge href="http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets">http://www.seventhgeneration.com/Dryer-Sheets</a>
<br />
<br />Vinegar and water on the floors.
<br />
<br />Clorox-bleach spray cleaner in the toilets and grout once every two weeks--I can't give it up. But I do know that hydrogen peroxide mixed with water gets rid of grout scum really well.
<br />
<br />I also cave on the lemon-scented Pledge on the furniture once every two weeks.

kitomd21
06-02-2010, 02:04 AM
PureGreen24 spray-on for disinfecting...

kitomd21
06-02-2010, 02:04 AM
PureGreen24 spray-on for disinfecting...

kitomd21
06-02-2010, 02:04 AM
PureGreen24 spray-on for disinfecting...

mamerth
07-16-2010, 04:29 PM
I use vinegar and water for everything-- kitchens, bathrooms and floors. On tough spots I use baking soda. No fumes. For dusting I used a damp cloth and then every 4 weeks I dust with a solution of olive oil and vinegar. Works great!!

mamerth
07-16-2010, 04:29 PM
I use vinegar and water for everything-- kitchens, bathrooms and floors. On tough spots I use baking soda. No fumes. For dusting I used a damp cloth and then every 4 weeks I dust with a solution of olive oil and vinegar. Works great!!

mamerth
07-16-2010, 04:29 PM
I use vinegar and water for everything-- kitchens, bathrooms and floors. On tough spots I use baking soda. No fumes. For dusting I used a damp cloth and then every 4 weeks I dust with a solution of olive oil and vinegar. Works great!!

AnAnGeL
11-19-2010, 03:18 AM
I've been using NORWEX for the past few years. My cousin (well husbands cousin) sells it and started me on it. It's great.
www.nancy4norwex.com
After I got really sick my husband used to clean the house, until I started using Norwex, then I could do it myself again!

AnAnGeL
11-19-2010, 03:18 AM
I've been using NORWEX for the past few years. My cousin (well husbands cousin) sells it and started me on it. It's great.
www.nancy4norwex.com
After I got really sick my husband used to clean the house, until I started using Norwex, then I could do it myself again!

AnAnGeL
11-19-2010, 03:18 AM
I've been using NORWEX for the past few years. My cousin (well husbands cousin) sells it and started me on it. It's great.
<br />www.nancy4norwex.com
<br />After I got really sick my husband used to clean the house, until I started using Norwex, then I could do it myself again!

musclemania70
03-04-2011, 01:52 PM
I use a solution of vinegar and water also.
You can add a couple drops of lavender oil to make the vinegar smell disappear.

musclemania70
03-04-2011, 01:52 PM
I use a solution of vinegar and water also.
You can add a couple drops of lavender oil to make the vinegar smell disappear.

musclemania70
03-04-2011, 01:52 PM
I use a solution of vinegar and water also.
<br />You can add a couple drops of lavender oil to make the vinegar smell disappear.

Hardak
04-13-2011, 02:22 PM
You could attempt the classic bleach water used by many fast food places. A tea spoon of bleach to a gallon of water. Use clean cloth dipped in it to wipe down your high traffic area's, by the time the water dries, you have a sterile none toxic surface. Vinegar to me always left a bit of a strong sent, but I could have been mixing it to high, also keep in mind for cleaning say the bathroom, you may still want to consider something stronger then the bleach water, I've used many orange cleaners that work quite well and don't leave horrid smells, but also leaves you feeling like you need to hit said area's nearly daily.

Keith

Hardak
04-13-2011, 02:22 PM
You could attempt the classic bleach water used by many fast food places. A tea spoon of bleach to a gallon of water. Use clean cloth dipped in it to wipe down your high traffic area's, by the time the water dries, you have a sterile none toxic surface. Vinegar to me always left a bit of a strong sent, but I could have been mixing it to high, also keep in mind for cleaning say the bathroom, you may still want to consider something stronger then the bleach water, I've used many orange cleaners that work quite well and don't leave horrid smells, but also leaves you feeling like you need to hit said area's nearly daily.

Keith

Hardak
04-13-2011, 02:22 PM
You could attempt the classic bleach water used by many fast food places. A tea spoon of bleach to a gallon of water. Use clean cloth dipped in it to wipe down your high traffic area's, by the time the water dries, you have a sterile none toxic surface. Vinegar to me always left a bit of a strong sent, but I could have been mixing it to high, also keep in mind for cleaning say the bathroom, you may still want to consider something stronger then the bleach water, I've used many orange cleaners that work quite well and don't leave horrid smells, but also leaves you feeling like you need to hit said area's nearly daily.
<br />
<br />Keith

JonA
12-30-2011, 10:40 PM
Strong bleach and water solution for nebs. Those clorox wipes or the old style concentrated Lysol that our grandparents used to buy, not the watered down bottle version for everything else. These I have found to work the best and "really work" When I worked at PU's disease diagnostic lab we ran test swabs from my home I provided for research and if mixed in the right concentration these are bar none. Need to keep bleach away from large amount of fecal/urine and ammonia as chlorine gas evolves. Little common sense goes long way to a clean home.

JonA
12-30-2011, 10:40 PM
Strong bleach and water solution for nebs. Those clorox wipes or the old style concentrated Lysol that our grandparents used to buy, not the watered down bottle version for everything else. These I have found to work the best and "really work" When I worked at PU's disease diagnostic lab we ran test swabs from my home I provided for research and if mixed in the right concentration these are bar none. Need to keep bleach away from large amount of fecal/urine and ammonia as chlorine gas evolves. Little common sense goes long way to a clean home.