How can cleaning supplies, household products affect health?

Many cleaning supplies or household products can irritate the eyes or throat, or cause headaches and other health problems, including cancer. Some products release dangerous chemicals, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Other harmful ingredients include ammonia and bleach. Even natural fragrances such as citrus can react to produce dangerous pollutants indoors. VOCs and other chemicals released… Read more »

The Best Microfiber Cloths for Cleaning

For a gentle yet powerful cleaner with dirt and germ-fighting abilities—you can’t go wrong with the right microfiber cloth. With cleaning an ever-pressing priority for us all, how can we better protect ourselves from germs, pollen, dander, dirt and dust? Microfiber cloths may be the answer. These super-soft cleaning cloths are woven from microscopic fibers… Read more »

How to Clean and Maintain Your Respirator

Here’s how to best care for your full and half face respirators:  1. Inspect your Respirator Regularly There’s no point in cleaning your respirator if it’s cracked or otherwise defective. Take the time to inspect your respirator before each use to make sure it’s in good operating condition. Carefully look over the facepiece for cracks,… Read more »

Must Have Cleaning Products For Home Or Office

As a small business owner, the well-being and safety of your clients, as well as the employees through a clean and healthy work environment should be given top priority. A clean work environment will not only keep you workers happier, healthier, and more creative but will also reduce the spread of germs and limit worker’s… Read more »

Commercial Carpet & Rug Cleaning

Experience Really Counts! Serving Philadelphia for 12 years. Our commercial carpet & rug cleaning clients re-up year after year…Our company cleans all types of commercial buildings. Our reputation for maintaining and restoring your carpet and upholstery speaks for itself. Spots, Stains, repairs we extend the life when others cannot. Phoenix 21 Commercial Carpet Cleaning has… Read more »

Common contaminants that affect the quality of indoor air

Allergens are natural particles such as dust mites, pet dander, and pollen, which irritate, inflame and promote respiratory illness. Airborne bacteria and viruses can lead to a wide range of ailments and infections, and thrive in damp, stale environments. Without ventilation, these bacteria continue to breed Toxic chemicals are the condensation and buildup of vapors from common household… Read more »

Odor

An odor or odour is caused by one or more volatilized chemical compounds that are generally found in low concentrations that humans and animals can perceive by their sense of smell. An odor is also called a “smell” or a “scent”, which can refer to either a pleasant or an unpleasant odor. Wikipedia  Household odors Household… Read more »

How to Make Sure Your Bathroom Isn’t a Cesspool of Bacteria

Have you heard of “toilet plume”? It’s a the spray of contaminated particles that erupts from the bowl when you flush. Yeah. If that’s not reason enough to pay more attention to housekeeping, nothing is. But if you think about it, toilet plume is just one of the many ways bacteria, fungus, and yeast spread… Read more »

Personal Protective Equipment Best Practices

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses.  ISSA-GBAC General Guidance for PPE is intended for workers or individuals who enter spaces to clean and disinfect, where an infected or potentially infected individual is or has been located with COVID-19.  In situations where there is a… Read more »