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Advantages of Using Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products for Your Home

When you hire house cleaning companies, some of them would let you provide the cleaning products you want to be used for your home, while others would use their own. There are many house cleaning companies that prefer using their own eco-friendly cleaning agents to make your house cleaner.


Clearly, eco-friendly products are the ‘greener’ choice, but should you actually allow the cleaners to use it in your home? Are they really safe? Are they effective?


Actually, there are several advantages to using eco-friendly cleaning agents for your house cleaning needs. As a matter of fact, whether or not you are hiring someone else to clean your house, you might even want to use green cleaning products yourself once you have found out about their benefits:


Eco-friendly cleaning products are generally cheaper –


Most green cleaning agents are actually a lot more affordable than the traditional harsh commercial cleaners. This is if you know how to choose wisely. Eco-friendly cleaning agents don’t even have to be bought from the stores – you can make your own green cleaning product at home with the use of some natural ingredients such as lemon and vinegar.


Eco-friendly cleaning agents are safe for you –


By this time, you might already be aware that eco-friendly cleaning products are good for the environment, but they are good and safe for you and your family too. Some commercialized, synthetic cleaning products are too harsh that they could leave traces of harmful chemicals behind. This can be dangerous for you and your family. Synthetic cleaners may also leave some toxic or irritating particulates in the air that could trigger allergies for some.


Eco-friendly cleaning agents can extend the lifespan of your home items –


Some synthetic cleaning agents can be too strong and extremely abrasive for your furniture or other home items. With green cleaning products, you can have peace of mind that you are not using harsh chemicals that might damage your belongings.


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Factors to Consider Before Hiring a House Cleaning Service

Many of us are either too busy or too tired to clean our own homes regularly. The good news is, there are house cleaning or housekeeping services that can help us come home to a clean, fresh house we can relax in.


It could be quite tempting to book a house cleaning service right away, especially if you think your house needs cleaning ASAP, but there are some qualities you should look for in a home cleaning service. After all, we all know that cleaning isn’t just a simple job, especially if you want it to be thorough.


One of the most important qualities to look for is trustworthiness. The house cleaner will gain access inside your home, will stay in it for hours and will be around your valuable belongings. If this is your first time hiring a house cleaning service, it could be challenging to tell the trustworthy cleaners from those who are not. The best thing for you to do is to check with the house cleaning company if you are hiring a cleaner from a house cleaning business, or, if you are hiring an individual cleaner, do the background checking yourself.


You must also make sure that the house cleaner or the house cleaning company have the necessary insurance so you can have peace of mind that if anything gets damaged or gets lost during the cleaning, you will have protection. Make sure that the cleaner themselves are insured, so you won’t have the responsibility if they get injured while cleaning your home.


Looking into how the final cleaning expenses will be computed is quite important as well. Most companies will base their fees on the amount of time the house cleaner spent in your home, cleaning. If this is the case, make sure that you set a maximum number of hours the house cleaner is to work in your home. Otherwise, you are risking paying excessively.


Consider checking their cleaning tools and the products they will use. There are cleaning companies that will provide the cleaning product and would even give you the opportunity to choose an eco-friendly cleaning agent, and there are companies would leave the responsibility of providing the cleaning product to you.


Above all, find out what is included in the actual cleaning – if there are any additional charges to folding clothes, or cleaning a house with pets. This way, there won’t be any surprises or disappointments when you see the cleaning bill or once you check your home after cleaning.

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