You, my dear reader, are probably aware by now that our company only uses eco-friendly, green cleaning products in our clients home. But when you’re not ready to book a service, yet in need of a little in-between clean up, these are some of our favorite products for everyday cleaning and washing.
All these products are well tested and thoroughly vetted by our staff to ensure there are no harsh chemicals, smelly residues left behind when using them. The below recommendations go beyond just using simply vinegar and baking soda for your cleaning needs, which we are huge fans of by the way.
1. Multi-surface cleaner – MRS MEYERS Multi-Surface Concentrate
It comes in a variety of delicious-smelling versions, is a true and tested friend of ours. It is highly concentrated so you only need to use a small amount, can be poured into a spray bottle for best results. Biodegradable and 98% naturally derived.
2. Glass/Window cleaner: Green Shield Organic Glass Cleaner, Fresh Mint
Reasonably priced glass and window cleaner, can also be used on your bathroom tiles to give them a streak-free shine. USDA Certified Organic.
3. Floor Care: Babyganics Floor Cleaner Concentrate, Fragrance Free
If you have kids, you probably are familiar with the Babyganics. Their products contain No parabens, sulfates, phthalates, ammonia, bleach, phosphates, artificial fragrances or dyes yet do a great job at keeping your home clean.
4. Bathroom Cleaner: Seventh Generation Tub & Tile Natural Cleaner, Emerald Cypress & Fir
USDA certified, biobased product from the trusted company, Seventh Generation. Great natural tub and tile cleaner for everyday use.
5. Toilette Bowl: Seventh Generation Toilet Bowl Natural Cleaner, Emerald Cypress & Fir
6. Furniture: BuggyLOVE Organic No-Wash Stain Remover, Tangerine Scent
Initially developed to be used around babies in strollers, you can be sure this organic fabrics cleaner is free of harmful chemicals. At the same time it effortlessly removes stubborn stains from surfaces such as cotton, linen and micro-suede.
7. Kitchen: AspenClean Kitchen Cleaner
This great smelling kitchen cleaner is safe to use on a variety of kitchen surfaces and is formulated to remove the greasiest stains one can find in a kitchen. As an added bonus, your kitchen will smell like grapefruit and bergamot as it is infused with organic essential oils derived from those plants.
8. Dishwashing: Ecover Zero Automatic Dishwasher Tablets
A really great alternative to the widely used Cascade pods with the same cleaning power without the harmful chemicals and fragrances. It is dyes and chlorine free, biodegradable and phosphate-free. Better for you, better for the environment!
9. Laundry Detergent: Green Shield Organic Laundry Detergent, Free & Clear
USDA certified organic product without synthetic preservatives and nasty chemicals. All their ingredients come from sustainable resources; good for you and the planet! It is highly concentrated so a small amount goes a long way.
10. EVERYTHING: Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap
Not even going to start listing what it can be used for there are so many great uses for it, from washing yourself, clothes and your home! There are many great options as far as scents go, but our favorite is the Unscented Baby Mild.
All the above products have an ‘A’ rating on the ewg.org website, which means there are only a few or no “known or suspected hazards to health or the environment. Good ingredient disclosure.”