Cleaning Out the Toxins in Your Home: Household Cleaners

 | October 2, 2018 | Posted by:
Cleaning Out the Toxins in Your Home: Household Cleaners

It can be overwhelming when you try to start weeding out toxins in your home. Household cleaners are big ones. We want to give you some tips for choosing the best options for your family needs.

Here are some chemicals in common cleaners that you can be on the lookout for. Try to avoid these as much as possible.

  • Isopropanol
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Sodium bisulfate
  • Phenol
  • Lye
  • Bleach — note that you should never combine bleach with ammonia, even when getting ready to dispose of them, because the resulting fumes can be lethal
  • Ammonia

If you are the queen of DIY projects, here is a great website with all kinds of recipes for homemade cleaners. Knock yourself out! 

If DIY isn’t quite your thing (or you’re in a season where you’re maxed out and just don’t have the time) here are some good alternatives. They’re all a little pricey, but you can get them all on Amazon. Here’s to not even needing to leave your house!

 Non Toxic Cleaners:

 

Better Life All-Purpose Cleaner

 

Better Life All-Purpose Wipes

 

Ecover Toilet-Bowl Cleaner

 

Do you have a favorite that wasn’t mentioned on this post? Share it with us! Tag us in your social media post and use the hashtag #edenwayselfies

 


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