Striking a balance in your cleaning routine might save you from going crazy
Did your cleaning routine go crazy over the past year? You can watch in the video below as well, as she shares her secrets to disinfecting easily and inexpensively, and the importance of striking a balance in your cleaning routine with green products like ones from Art of Green. 3: Setting up a cleaning caddy for easy and convenient cleaning sessions. 5: Using naturally derived cleaning products to balance the harsher bleach-based products. The Art of Green naturally derived all-purpose sprays and wipes were each chosen as a 2020 Product Of the Year, the largest consumer-voted award for product innovation.
4 must-haves items to help you clean and organize your home in 2021
Home improvement & lifestyle expert, Kathryn Emery, shares four must-haves items that could make your tasks a bit easier. Rubbermaid® FastTrack® Rail Garage Storage System (Rubbermaid® FastTrack® Rail Garage Storage System)Product: Rubbermaid Fast Track Garage Storage Rail SystemGet it: here“When organized, the garage can serve as another room. Shark IQ Robot (Kathryn Emery)Product: Shark IQ RobotGet it: here“I tested four robotic vacuums recently and I love the Shark. Rejuvenate Antibacterial Floor Cleaner (Kathryn Emery)Product: Rejuvenate Antibacterial Floor CleanerGet it: here“This product will kill germs within 5 seconds. Since it’s an antibacterial cleaner it will kill germs everywhere so use it in common, high touch areas such as faucets, doorknobs, remote controls, light switches and more.
3 steps to a germ-free Thanksgiving at home
HOUSTON – With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you may be wondering if hosting a small gathering is a safe idea. Home improvement and lifestyle expert, Kathryn Emery shares everything you need to know to have a germ-free Thanksgiving at home. GO TOUCHLESS WITH A BATTERY POWERED SANITIZERProduct: Sense & Dispense Touchless Hand SanitizerSense & Dispense Touchless Hand Sanitizer (Sense & Dispense Touchless Hand Sanitizer)Think about the germs on your hands as you touch faucets or sanitizers to clean your hands, do we need to sanitize the sanitizer? THE LATEST IN CLEANING TECHNOLOGYProduct: MicroGold Disinfectant Antimicrobial SprayMicroGold Disinfectant Antimicrobial Spray (Product: MicroGold Disinfectant Antimicrobial Spray)This is EPA tested and approved. There is an Antimicrobial Tank & Base- to prevent the growth of bacteria in the tank and Base, so it’s always safe to use.
Here are some dangerous cleaning combos you want to look out for
According to the CDC, there has been a 20.4% increase in calls to the Poison Control Center since this time last year. They could potentially react, creating toxic fumes, and could cause an explosion inside the drain! Vinegar and baking sodaWhile it’s not dangerous, placing the two in a sealed container can cause an explosion, since carbon dioxide is trying to escape. If you bleach a surface, be sure to wash off with water before adding on any other cleaners. If you do feel chest pain and shortness of breath, either seek medical attention, live chat with someone on www.poison.org or call the Poison Control Hotline at 1-800-222-1222.
10 non-kitchen items you won’t believe you can clean in the dishwasher
There are numerous other non-kitchen items that can be best cleaned in a dishwasher, maybe making it the most valuable cleaning appliance of them all. Here is a list of items -- besides what’s stored in the kitchen -- that can be cleaned in a dishwasher, as long as they are not mixed with actual dishes. Well, there’s no better device to clean a baseball hat than a dishwasher. Small toysWhether it’s items like action figures, blocks or any pet toys, the dishwasher can come through. Are there any other non-kitchen items we missed that can be cleaned effectively in a dishwasher?
7 dirtiest places in your home -- and how to clean them the right way
Cleaning solutions: Wash dishes in hot, soapy water and the run them through the dishwasher once a week. Hard toys should be washed in soapy water and then the dishwasher, if it’s safe to do so. Cleaning solutions: For doorknobs, handles on cabinets, sink handles and toilet flushers, spray with all-purpose cleaner and wipe with a clean cloth. Cleaning solutions: Scrub with hot, soapy water and then run them through a dishwasher if they are removable. Cleaning solutions: At the end of every day, rinse the sponge well to get out the traces of soap.
Health reporter Haley Hernandez shows how healthcare workers are reusing masks and how you can too
Now, a local hospital says they’re reusing their N95 masks to ensure they’ll have enough to keep them going through this pandemic. Memorial Hermann is using specialized technology to sterilize these masks. That depends on the kind you're using. You can’t clean surgical masks. You’re still supposed to avoid touching your face while wearing masks.
Can $10 cleaner ‘Grease Police’ banish dozens of types of stains?
HOUSTON – Oil and grease can be difficult to remove from pots, pans and your driveway. "Grease Police" claims it can corral those messes and banish them from just about any surface in your home. Product: Grease PoliceClaims: “Works on nearly all stubborn messes, even ones that have been baked on for years.” “It’ll clean shower doors in seconds.”The bottle claims it works on all of these stains: Baked-on grease, baked-on food, dried latex paint, tile and grout stains, tape residue, glue and adhesive residue, fabric stains, stains on floors and walls, smoke stains, bicycle grease, hard-water stains, sun tan lotion, oil, marker, crayons, pet stains, blood stains, machinery, makeup stains, tar and wax, chewing gum, soap scum, mildew stains and fireplaces. It did not remove the baked-on grease inside her oven. It did not remove the hard water stains and soap scum on her glass shower door, and it did not remove spaghetti sauce, mustard and crayon from her son’s soccer jersey.