Green cleaning is all the rage these days, and for good reason. Environmentally friendly cleaners have come a long way in recent years. The ‘green’ products of today have improved so much that they’re just as good as their traditional counterparts with the added benefit of keeping the environment safer. So when it comes to green cleaning, Lincoln, NE, business owners have every reason to use cleaners that promote a more sustainable environment and hire a janitorial service provider that can keep up.
For a truly green office, here are some simple cleaners that can be used with common items you can easily find without the use of any harsh chemicals:
1. Use vegetable oil to polish furniture
Mixing vegetable oil and lemon juice create a natural furniture polish. The formula is 2 parts vegetable oil, 1 part lemon juice.
2. Use lemon juice to clean kitchens and bathrooms
Lemon juice is a great all-around cleaner that works especially well as a sanitizer. Mix equal amount of water and lemon juice in a spray bottle and spray on dirty or greasy areas for a clean surface.
3. Use white vinegar as a window cleaner/disinfectant
White vinegar is a great natural disinfectant that can be used to clean windows effectively. Apply to windows to get rid of mildew, mold, wax, and stains.
4. Use club soda to remove fresh carpet stains
Club soda is great for removing fresh carpet stains. Just pour it on the affected area and let the carbonation lift the stain. Then blot the area with a sponge or towel.
5. Use borax to remove stains
Borax is an environmentally friendly bleach alternative used to remove mold, mildew, and stains. Use a mixture of a ½ gallon of hot water and ¼ cup of borax.
When your janitorial crew isn’t around, these items are great for cleaning up your office in a safe and effective manner. For more intensive green cleaning, trust the experts at ServiceMaster of Lincoln. We utilize the latest technology and cleaners and can clean any office in the most efficient and sustainable manner.