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Eco-friendly measures of cleaning walls

When you pledge to use healthy and safe alternatives and choose a lifestyle which is eco-friendly, it is only important that you follow the same rules while cleaning your house or walls. Here are ome eco-friendly measures you can adopt while cleaning your house the next time.

Eco-friendly measures of cleaning walls

Instead of commercial household products which might pose a threat to your health, go for easy-to-use, safe alternatives which are non-toxic and eco-friendly. Below is a list of common products which can be used indiidually or as a combination for a lot of your cleaning purposes.

  • ·Baking Soda– It cleans, deodorizes, softens water, scours.
  • ·Soap– Use unscented soap in liquid form, flakes, powders or bars is biodegradable and is so great when it come to cleaning anything.
  • ·Borax- It cleans, disinfects, softens water, takes off wallpaper, painted walls and floors.
  • ·Cornstarch– It can be used to clean windows, polish furniture, shampoo carpets and rugs.
  • ·Citrus Solvent– cleans paint brushes, oil and grease, some stains.


  • ·Lemon– It is one of the strongest food-acids and thus very effective against most household germs.
  • ·White Vinegar- It cuts grease, removes mildew, odors, some stains and wax build-up.
  • ·Washing Soda- Washing soda or SAL Soda is sodium carbonate decahydrate which i ery effective against grease, removes stains, softens water, cleans wall, tiles, sinks and tubs. However, do not use it on aluminum.
  • ·Make your own All-Purpose Cleaner: Mix 1/2 cup vinegar and 1/4 cup baking soda (or 2 teaspoons borax) into 1/2 gallon (2 liters) water. Store and keep. Use for removal of water deposit stains on shower stall panels, bathroom chrome fixtures, windows, bathroom mirrors, etc. Or use a citrus-based natural all-purpose cleaner.
  • · Eco-friendly cleaning cloths – Microfiber clothes take off dirt, grease and dust without the need for toxic cleaning chemicals, because they are formulated in such a manner as to penetrate and then trap dirt. Do not worry about sustainability for a good quality cloth can last for several years.
  • ·Mold covered walls and bathroom – Mold in bathroom tile growth is a common problem and can give rise to health concerns. To make your own eco-friendly moul cleaner, mix one part hydrogen peroxide (3%) with two parts water in a spray can and then spray on the mold-infected areas. Wait at least one hour before rinsing off the solution to let the spray sink in to its full effect.

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