You love the bright and tidy look. There’s a certain sense of calm that comes with walking into an orderly, pleasing space – especially if it’s your home. When everything is polished, fluffed-up and fresh, it makes you feel like kicking off your shoes and sinking into relaxation mode. Cleaning might not be your favorite job (is it anybody’s?), but the result is worth every effort.
Many popular cleaning products, however, contain ingredients that raise a red flag for toxicity and pose a plethora of health risks associated with both long- and short-term use. What are the chemicals to watch out for, and how can you protect yourself and your family from harmful exposure? Read on for helpful information and tips.