Every day, we are bringing chemicals into the home without realizing it. Some chemicals are more harmful than others, and the most harmful chemicals are most likely living in your cleaning and personal care products. Take steps to get dangerous chemicals out of the home by following these tips.
Tips for Keeping Chemicals Out of the Home
Don’t use synthetic fragrance
You know those personal care products and laundry detergents that smell good? Avoid them if possible and instead, use “fragrance-free” products. Avoid using synthetic air fresheners and instead opt for reducing home dors naturally.
Update your personal care products
Those old products you’ve had for years and haven’t touched? Time to throw those away. Use fewer products and find products that don’t have chemicals like sodium laureth sulfate.
Ditch canned food
Instead of canned food, try to find fresh instead. If you can’t find fresh, frozen will still work. Find a local farmer’s market to get some of the freshest fruits and veggies.
Use glass or ceramic bowls to store food, if possible, and use reusable bags consistently. Don’t microwave food on plastic because the heat can cause chemicals to leach out of the plastic and into your food.
Purchase cleaning products without harmful chemicals
Cleaning products, personal care products, and other common household products exist without chemicals. It is just a matter of finding the best products for your family.
If you are interested in learning more about how to keep your home chemical-free contact Alan with AdvancingWithUs.