In Clean Mama's Guide to a Healthy Home, Becky Rapinchuk, author of Simply Clean and creator of the popular cleaning website Clean Mama, provides a step-by-step guide to take charge of your home's wellness with a comprehensive, all-natural cleaning system.
Scientific evidence points to a clear link between household chemicals and a number of diseases and chronic health issues. Drawing on this research, Rapinchuk's program delivers an organized, beautiful, toxic-free, environmental-friendly household by providing readers with:
- A room-by-room guide to cleaning and removing harmful toxins in one's home
- A Weekend Kick-Start Detox to ease readers into the program
- Over 50 simple, organic DIY cleaning product recipes
- Easy to digest research on common toxic products in the home, why they are dangerous to our health, and what to replace them with
- Tips and tools from a trusted source to create cleaner, safer homes, resulting in healthier families
Cleanliness is about detoxing, embracing organic, all-natural methods and products, and protecting the environment. Moms look to Becky to guide them in the best cleaning practices for their home, and will welcome Clean Mama's Guide to a Healthy Home, which shows that going natural isn't just a better way to a cleaner home--it's vital to the health of our bodies, our families, and our planet.
Learn how to clean smarter, not harder, and you'll have more time to do the things you love. With plain and simple advice on everything from dusting and swabbing to polishing and vacuuming, best-selling author Donna Smallin shows you how to make the most of your valuable cleaning time. Hundreds of quick tips and practical solutions for every imaginable cleaning situation promise you the sparkling, healthy environment you want for your family.
Get rid of the clutter -- and keep it away Organizing expert Donna Smallin shows you how to enjoy the happy, healthy, and inviting home you long for with hundreds of time-saving, clutter-busting tips. Smallin's simple and manageable approach helps you focus on the things that will make the biggest difference in the least amount of time. Clear away the clutter once and for all, and discover the peace of mind that has been hiding underneath.
The follow-up to the bestselling Complete Book of Home Organization, the Complete Book of Home Cleaning is a complete, eco-friendly guide to cleaning your home. From establishing routines, making schedules, and DIYing green cleaning solutions to help keep every area of your home neat, safe and spotless--find it all here.Learn the best seasons to tackle home projects, storage solutions to simplify the process, and sweet natural solutions for every room and fixture. This book will help you tackle every mess, stain, and dust-magnet, and keep things from getting out of hand in the future--all while being friendly to the environment and keeping toxic chemicals out of your home. Whether you're a neat freak or new to the world of homekeeping, let Toni Hammersley be your guide to establishing routines, learning techniques and mastering the best home cleaning hacks out there. Learn what needs a deep-clean and how often, how to substitute essential oils and pantry basics for store-bought chemicals and what to do about the toughest homekeeping dilemmas. Soon you'll find that no matter the number of pets, kids, or others in your home, cleanliness is easier than you ever imagined.
Have you ever wished you had the time and tools to organize your house in a clutter-free, design-conscious, Pinterest-worthy way? From storage solutions and cleaning tips to secret space-saving methods and expert strategies, The Complete Book of Home Organization is packed with the tips and shortcuts you need to effectively organize your home.From small spaces and apartment solutions to how to tackle a big, messy home with a 15-week total home organization challenge, this book covers it all. The Complete Book of Home Organization spells out everything you need to de-clutter your house, store your belongings, and keep your home--and life--in tip-top shape. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable, wipe-clean flexicover with metallic corner-guards--this manual is the perfect gift Organize the 30 main spaces of your home, including the living and dining spaces, bedrooms and bathrooms, guest areas, baby and kids' rooms, utility spaces and garages, entryways and offices, patios and decks, closets and pet areas Keep track of your pantry, holiday and craft supplies, weekly menu planning, keepsakes, and schedules. From the basement to the attic, this book covers every nook and cranny. With step-by-step instructions, detailed illustrations, and handy checklists, say goodbye to a messy home and wasted storage space
- Mix family hand-me-downs and new treasures
- Tackle clutter with simple solutions
- Turn your world around even when you feel fat, lonely and hate all your clothes and furniture.
Good Housekeeping Simple Cleaning Wisdom reveals:
- "Pillow talk" on choosing the right one, when to replace it, and how to protect it against allergens
- How to fix laundry disasters--including when colors from one garment bleed onto another
- Three mistakes that ruin wood
- Patio, porch, and deck spruce ups, plus ideas to keep your grill sizzling (hint: ditch the wire brush)
- How to put a stop to mold and mildew
- How to freshen up a guest room . . . fast--and speed clean in the house in minutes
This eco-friendly handbook explains how to eliminate toxic chemical household cleaning agents from your life and replace them with natural, homemade solutions. Inspired by the author's experience as the mother of an allergic child, Green Clean provides practical, comprehensive advice for every household cleaning need from kitchen, bathroom, and laundry to windows, floors, grills, decks, and cars. Jill Potvin Schoff shows how to green up your chores and reduce your family's exposure to hazardous chemicals. Using safe, effective and inexpensive ingredients and recipes, she offers simple cleaning methods and smart tips that will keep both you and the environment healthy.
Thousands of household products contain toxic ingredients. Today, more and more people are seeking more natural cleaning methods to reduce their exposure to harsh chemicals. From the kitchen and bath to the living room and laundry, Green Cleaning For Dummies provides readers with green solutions to every common cleaning chore. Focusing on organic, nontoxic, sustainable alternatives to conventional cleaning products, it's packed with suggestions and tips for effective cleaning, and even offers green solutions for sprucing up patios, garages, vehicles, and the exterior of a house.
Invite health and happiness into the heart of your home with practical ideas for decor, organization, and mindfulness that will transform your living space--and create an uplifting atmosphere that looks after you from morning to nightHappy by Design teaches us how we can actively improve our health and wellbeing through the way we design and regard every room in the house. From the paint color that's been named the happiest to the science of getting a good night's sleep, Happy by Design offers bite-sized and affordable design ideas that are accessible to all--from a young renter in an urban apartment to a busy family in their own home. Drawing on advice from experts far and wide, Victoria Harrison's Happy Home Program helps everyone transform their living spaces and put personal wellbeing first in their homes and neighborhoods. With delightful illustrations and photos on every page, the program is easy to follow and packed with motivating tips and inspiration to help everyone live the happiest life possible. Happy by Design will help you breathe better with the top ten oxygenating houseplants, surround yourself with scents scientifically proven to brighten your mood, and--taking a page from the Danish concept of hygge--keep your home a clean yet cozy sanctuary, free of outside distractions. Discover these simple--but ultimately life-changing--steps. Table of Contents Introduction: The Happy Home Program
How to Grow Your Own Fresh Air
How to Decorate with the Happiest Color
Tidy Your Way to Happiness
Unlock the Secret to a Good Night's Sleep
Discover the Happiest Scents
Harness the Mood-Boosting Power of Flowers
Shine a Light on Wellbeing
How to Create a Cozy Retreat
Wish Happiness for Others
Unearth Happiness in the Garden
How to Be Smarter Than Your Smartphone