Part of our goal at Swifforever is to help promote an awareness of greener cleaning. Below are
some tips on how to keep your home clean while reducing your effect on the environment:
- Rather than use cleaning products, heat a floor cleaning cloth in the microwave, and
sweep hardwood or tiled floors.
- Try to avoid polishing wood furniture too often. Instead, simply wipe away dust with a
dry floor cleaning cloth. Treat wood surfaces with butcher’s wax a few times a year to
best maintain their natural shine.
- To remove dried-on food from inside the oven, table salt is an inexpensive solution.
Shake salt over the area to be treated while the oven is still slightly warm. When it cools,
scrape away the food and wipe with a moist floor cleaning cloth.
- Use 4 tablespoons baking soda with 4 cups of warm water for a greener, general-purpose
- Rather than using electricity to power costly electric filters, try a natural solution.
Keeping houseplants around – including Boston ferns, English ivy, spider plants and
chrysanthemums that – will naturally clean and refresh the air in your home or office.
- Fight stains caused by rust, lime, and hard water by showering table salt on the area. With
the addition of a few drops of fresh lemon juice on a floor cleaning cloth, the stains will
- To get rid of annoying water marks, use a floor cleaning cloth dipped in hot vinegar.
The mineral stains are broken down by the weak acid in the vinegar, which can then be
simply buffed away with a dry floor cleaning cloth.
- The simple ingredients of vegetable oil and salt combine to clean your cast iron pan.
place on medium heat. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in the pan, then pour in 3 tablespoons of
salt. Use a floor cleaning cloth held by tongs, rub until clean.