We talk here on the blog about the gases and other contaminants that can pollute your indoor air: radon, VOC’s, formaldehyde and other chemicals really affect the health of your indoor environment. One category of indoor air pollution is easier than the others to eliminate: contaminants from cleaning products.
Everyone wants a cleaner house. Even me, and I don’t like housework! And the grocery store shelves are literally loaded with options like antibacterial cleaners, bleach sprays and no-scrub foams. These products were originally meant to save time for yesterday’s homemakers and we’re all pressed for time even more today, but considering the way homes are built nowadays, with little fresh air allowed in through those sealed walls and windows, a little time to mix up some homemade cleaners can make a big difference.