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Ankeny Hom​e Cleaning Blog

An ongoing series of informational entries

Simple Citrus Soft Scrub

March 15, 2018

Cleaning your home without harsh chemicals or toxic laden products is important for your health and the entire family.  Find the easy recipe here.

Cleaning with Essential Oils

February 14, 2018

Essential oils can be diffused to freshen the air, naturally deodorize any space, and enhance your cleaners! With spring cleaning in full force, it's important to use a cleaner that is not filling your home with harsh chemicals. Many commercial cleaners are filled with harsh chemicals that negatively impact our health and the environment. Scientific evidence is continuing to prove that exposure to harmful chemicals in your home is a contributing factor in many diseases. If you want more information and science on this topic, check out the Healthy Home PowerPoint in Young Living University.

What can you do to improve your home cleaning? It's simple! Use plant-based cleaners such as Thieves Household Cleaner, or try making your own DIY cleaner with these powerful essential oils! Adding a few drops of essential oils such as Lemon, Pine, Purification®, Tea Tree and-of course-Thieves to your naturally derived cleaning solutions is all you need for a powerful cleaning solution without the harmful chemicals!

8 Reasons You Need a Housekeeper

January 15, 2018

Your life is busy enough. Hire a cleaning service to help out.

Got Laminate Floors?...Here's how not to ruin them.

Laminate floors can add a lot of beauty and value to your home if you know how to take care of them. Find out the most common mistakes made with laminate floors and how to fix them.

9 Homemade Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.

Some of the items in your pantry (like baking soda and vinegar) are effective cleaners and, even better, inexpensive. So the next time you have guests coming over, but you're out of your favorite cleaning product, don't run to the store — try one of these standbys instead.

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