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  • Writer's pictureCourtney Shirkey

5 Benefits of Green Cleaning

Regular cleaning improves the appearance, comfort, and safety of your home. The products you use to clean will also make a significant difference. Green cleaning is better for you, your home, and the environment. Here's why you should choose a cleaning service that only uses natural products. 1. Better Air Quality Getting rid of dust and allergens improves the air quality in your home, but some cleaning products can be harmful as well. Many commercial cleaning products contain chemicals known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs). When released, VOCs cause indoor pollution and can potentially lead to respiratory problems. Green cleaners don't contain VOCs, allowing your family to breathe easier. This also helps to keep your family healthier. If anyone has breathing problems, asthma or a lung condition, you're helping to avoid the inhalation of toxic fumes.

2. Less Harsh Chemicals Common household cleaning products tout strong ingredients that eliminate bacteria fast, but these harsh chemicals can cause inflammation and breakouts on sensitive skin. Scented products can cause allergic reactions as well. Green cleaners use gentle, natural ingredients that are less likely to irritate.

Additionally, this helps to keep any animals in your home safe. They're less likely to get sick if you spill any cleaner or if they lick the product from the floors or counters.

3. Environmentalism If you're looking to reduce your carbon footprint, turning to eco-friendly cleaning is an excellent first step. Green cleaning products utilize biodegradable, non-toxic components that come from nature and inflict no harm on the environment.

4. Product Transparency When it comes to commercial cleaners, you typically won't know what you're getting. Their labels often contain chemicals most people aren't familiar with, and some components may not be listed at all. On the other hand, manufacturers of green products are often transparent about their cleaners, listing their ingredients to confirm their safe and natural quality. 5. Local Business Support Many green cleaners are made and sold locally, meaning the manufacturer is contributing to your local economy. Additionally, environmentally friendly companies are much more likely to practice and invest in sustainable efforts. When your home cleaning service sources from these businesses, you're contributing to the health, safety, and economic growth of your company.

Timshel Apothecary handcrafts small batches of simple, aromatherapeutic, and rejuvenating products to use in your home and on your body. All-natural ingredients like tea tree oil are crafted into eco-friendly items to provide you with the best care. Timshel Apothecary's top priority is the overall well-being of customers and the environment. They aim to create a harmonious relationship between the two through education and sustainable practices.

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