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Green Alternatives for Cleaning your Q Lofts Condo

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 by Polycorp

Going green allows you to save money, energy and resources all while staying healthy. When it comes to cleaning the green way, you’re also able to keep harmful chemicals out of the environment. For the environmentally conscious, here are 14 common household items you can use to clean your new condos in Halifax NS, Q Lofts.

  1. Use microfiber cloths or old t-shirts and rags instead of paper towels.
  2. Polish brass and copper with ketchup, lemon juice or taco sauce. The acids in these products eat through the oxidation of the metals.
  3. Clean area rugs in your condo with club soda. Blot the carpet with a clean paper towel or rag to remove the stain(s).
  4. Wipe faucets with rubbing alcohol.
  5. Substitute hydrogen peroxide for bleach to wash your white laundry.
  6. Hang your laundry to dry instead of using the clothes dryer.
  7. Use white vinegar, water and newspaper to clean your new condos in Halifax NS windows and mirrors. This mixture leaves windows and mirrors without streaks.
  8. Sprinkle baking soda and then water in your oven. Leave overnight and scrub the next morning to get rid of grease and other stains that have accumulated over time in your oven. 
  9. Get rid of unwanted odors with baking soda.
  10. Unclog drains with hot water and baking soda.
  11. Clean your floors with hot water and vinegar.
  12. Remove mold and mildew with vinegar.
  13. Polish furniture with white vinegar.
  14. Scrub your toilet bowls with a mixture of borax and vinegar.

Polycorp, the innovative Halifax NS new condos homebuilder, is committed to energy efficient technologies to help reduce our carbon footprint. Contact us at 902-431-9911 to learn more about Q Lofts and our other unique neighborhoods. 

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