How to reduce toxins from cleaners in the household.
Every day were exposed to a wide variety of toxins in our regular lives. Everything has a varying level of toxicity to it and that level of toxicity can be determined in a number of ways.
So if you’re interested in keeping a home clean, but also want to keep it safe for your family is well worth learning just a little bit about how to reduce these toxins.
So what can you do to reduce your exposure?
There’s a lot that you can do at all starts with a reading labels carefully. A lot of products these days do safe they are non-toxic, it’s best to assume that if it doesn’t say that it’s non-toxic then there is a level of toxicity that is worth avoiding.
Avoid using indoor pesticides, there may be some cases we have no choice but in general this is something that you should avoid because quite clearly indoor pesticides are toxic.
You can use natural alternatives. Borax is a great cleaner and can be used when mixed with a bit of lemon juice to take stains out of toilet bowls. White vinegar is also great for disinfecting bathrooms and kitchens. Bon Ami is a Borax based Power cleaner that’s been sold in supermarkets for over 50 years and is a safe and effective way to clean pots, pans, sinks, ovens and more.
By making these minor changes you can significantly reduce the total amount of toxin in your house that your family is exposed to.
Using cleaners in this way can also help the environment because they are generally made by companies that work harder to ensure that their products are environmentally friendly.
So why do people not do this already?
Unfortunately the truth is, a lot of people simply don’t check the labels. It’s not really a case of a problem with the quality of the products, it is most commonly simply that people don’t look. When you’re reading the ingredients make sure that you there isn’t any irritating chemicals such as chlorine, ammonia or artificial fragrances and dies. Simply saying natural somewhere on the box doesn’t cover it, you have to read the ingredients to be sure.