Health

Cleaning During Chemotherapy

If you are caring for a loved one with cancer, you’re dealing with a lot already. It can be easy to fall behind on some of the everyday tasks like cleaning. However, cleaning plays an important role in health. If a patient is undergoing chemotherapy, it can weaken the body’s...

Highlighting the Importance of Handwashing

It’s National Handwashing Awareness Week and a good time to help spread the word about the importance of hand hygiene. Winter is an especially important time for washing our hands to help prevent illness because of increased levels of COVID-19, cold, flu, and RSV circulating in our communities. Check out...

Cleaning Hacks for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Many of us start feeling down when the days get shorter. This could be mild, or a more substantial mood change known as seasonal affective disorder or SAD. Health care providers and mental health professionals have therapy and medication options that can help. There are also several self-care options that...

Is Fragrance-Free Right for You?

A lot goes into choosing the right detergent or cleaning product for your life. At the end of the day, everyone wants a product that makes them feel good about how they are cleaning. One consideration is choosing which scent you’d like to enjoy when cleaning or choosing a product...

Cleaning Questions for Baby Safety

It’s Baby Safety Month! One of the big ways to keep your baby safe is ensuring they have a clean environment. That’s why we went through our archives and pulled out a few of our favorite baby cleaning questions. Q. What are some of the best things I can do...

Back-to-School Resource Roundup

Parents, are your kids ready to go back to school? In addition to getting new school clothes and restocking backpacks with supplies, keep illness at bay during this coming cold and flu season by brushing up on cleaning best practices in your home. Small habits can help keep the whole...

Keeping the Nursery Clean

Because their immune systems are not fully developed, babies are vulnerable to illnesses. It’s important to know how to clean safely and properly when a baby is in the home. The new “Clean First Steps: A Cleaning Guide for New Parents” can help. Be sure to check out the full...

Safe Cleaning Product Storage for Caregivers

When someone in the home has Alzheimer’s or dementia, there are precautions caregivers can take to help ensure a safer environment. It includes going from room to room and assessing what changes might need to be made, from storing liquid laundry packets out of sight to making adjustments that help...

Cleaning for Skin Health

Maintaining personal hygiene is an essential part of staying healthy. While most people focus on regular bathing and washing their hands, many tend to overlook the importance of regularly washing their clothes, sheets, and towels. The decline in skin health may come gradually over time, so you could be experiencing...

Declutter to De-Stress

Reduce your stress this National Stress Awareness Month by decluttering! A proven way to decrease those stress hormones is by keeping your space organized. In addition to reducing stress, decluttering can increase productivity, and create a sense of calm in your home. When we’re surrounded by clutter, it can be...