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Eco-Friendly Cleaning Protects Your Family, Your Pets, and the Planet

Overscheduled and more stressful lives lead us to gravitate toward products that promise to make everyday chores less strenuous. Out of kitchen cleaner? The next time you're at the store, you grab one of the bottles that says “most effective cleaning solution.” But, do you ever wonder how safe these chemicals are? Or, if they are eco-friendly cleaning solutions?

If you have or work for a housekeeper who regularly uses these products in their work, you ought to be aware of them as they could be putting you, your family, or your pets in danger of severe health risks. Most household cleaners are made up of bleach and ammonia or other volatile cocktails of chemicals. In light of this, people are exploring alternatives to harmful chemicals for their homes, which can be bad for their health and your kids' health.

Imperial’s Commitment to Green Cleaning

Imperial Cleaning is committed to eco-friendly cleaning services

Imperial Cleaning has gone fully green with its cleaning products. We use a hydrogen peroxide-based cleaner which has been used for at least a century. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), hydrogen peroxide kills yeasts, fungi, bacteria, viruses, and mold spores and it also leaves your home smelling like citrus.

The Benefits of Eco-Friendly Cleaning

A Healthier Home 

The main issue of harsher chemicals used in cleaners is that they can irritate and absorb into your skin. The chemicals in most cleaning supplies and household products can irritate the eyes, cause headaches, inundate nausea, and in rare cases, cancer. Some products release dangerous chemicals, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Other harmful ingredients include ammonia and bleach. Using green cleaning products can reduce the chances of developing asthma, irritation of the skin, and more.

Strictly Regulated Products

Eco-friendly cleaning products are non-toxic and do not cause chemical burns to the skin or eyes. They also meet strict standards regarding inhalation toxicity, burning, and absorbency in the skin.

A More Hygienic Environment

When you use many cleaning products, gases are created from combined solutions that could cause damage to the nervous system, eyes, lungs, skin, liver, and kidneys. When you use green cleaning methods, you help prevent pollution of our waterways and air, reduce ozone depletion and help to decrease global climate change. In addition, eco-friendly cleaning products are also usually sold in recyclable bottles.

Improved Air Quality

Harsh chemicals like those used in traditional cleaning products can constrict people’s airways, causing the development of asthma. Whereas, green cleaning products use a hydrogen peroxide-based cleaner that readily decomposes into oxygen and water, making it a lower health risk than other noxious cleaning agents.

Contact us to learn about our eco friendly cleaning services

Learn More About Our Eco-Friendly Cleaning Methods

Imperial Cleaning’s green cleaning services protect the environment while creating healthier living spaces. Contact us today to learn more about the eco-friendly methods we use during our residential cleaning appointments.

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