Eco-Friendly Home Cleaning Solutions

Eco-Friendly Home Cleaning Solutions

Whether we’re cleaning our home on the inside or outside, it’s critical that we keep the environment in mind. Products with harsh chemicals can wreak havoc on nature and our own health. Here are some eco-friendly cleaning alternatives worth a try.

Green Pressure Washing

An eco-friendly pressure washing solution can effectively remove oil, grime, mildew, and rust stains from an outdoor surface. Green detergents are biodegradable and safer for the environment. Many regular detergents have chemicals that are bad for nature and our health. The green cleaning alternative is safe, non-toxic, and effective.

Types of Non-Toxic Cleaners

There are several eco-friendly products available that won’t hurt your home or the environment. Green detergent is one. Most types use biodegradable cleaning ingredients that come from renewable sources, like plants. They don’t affect soil, waterways, or eco-systems. You can buy powder and liquid detergents at most gardening or home improvement stores. They come in various formulas designed for different surfaces.

Mix Up Your Own

The DIY method relies on non-toxic items you likely have at home.

It’s easy to make your own cleaning solution. Mix ⅔ cup powdered household cleaner and ⅓ cup phosphate-free laundry soap into a gallon of water. This is a popular and effective recipe. 

Vinegar is good for treating small stains. It’s all natural and won’t harm plants. Mix three parts vinegar to seven parts water to make a solution strong enough to kill mold and mildew. 

Citrus oil effectively removes grease, dirt, and other stains. It can be used on the inside and outside a home. This natural cleaner also acts as an insect repellent.

A DIY grease cleaner can work just as well as one with chemicals. Make your own with one cup white vinegar, 1-2 teaspoons of castile soap, and warm water. If you like, add a few drops of essential oil. Shake it all up in a spray bottle. 

Green Pressure Washing Benefits

Environmentally friendly pressure washing has many attractive benefits

It cleans an area quickly. It can take hours to do the scrubbing yourself. This method will save you time and energy. 

It saves resources. Pressure washing allows you to cut down on the amount of water you use. Estimates show a pressure washer will use 70-75% less water than a garden hose. 

It helps restore surfaces. It’s expensive to replace brick, concrete, or siding. Replacement also depletes the natural resources used to make the material.

It saves money. You’ll be out a few hundred dollars if you hire a green pressure washing company. The price tag of buying new materials can cost thousands. 

No harmful chemicals. Some companies only use eco-friendly chemicals. Others rely on heated water and the right amount of pressure to clean. No harsh chemicals are used.

It’s healthy. Pressure washing removes mold, mildew, and algae, which can cause health issues. The eco-friendly method uses a higher level of heat which kills bacteria. It also uses less detergent.

It improves curb appeal. The weather can greatly impact a home exterior over time. A good power washing will make your home more attractive to potential buyers.

Turn to Us for Your Power Washing Needs

If you are ready to spruce up your outdoor space, the professionals at Peak Power Wash can help. Let us deep clean your home exterior, deck, patio, sidewalk, or driveway. We use a technique called “soft wash”, which uses a much lower amount of pressure and reduces potential harm to surfaces. Contact us at 443-686-WASH or visit our website to request a free estimate.

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