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Keeping the air quality ideal in your Fairdale, Kentucky, home is critical, especially if you have family members who suffer from allergies. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) found in cleaning products can negatively impact your home’s indoor air quality. Reduce VOCs by using natural ingredients to clean your home.

Baking Soda

Baking soda is one of the best items to have in your all-natural cleaning product arsenal. It can be mixed with several products to remove even the toughest stains and grime buildup. Baking soda can be mixed with water to form a paste for cleaning bathtubs, kitchen counters, and grime on your pots and pans. It also can be the perfect way to deodorize your carpets. Simply sprinkle some on and let it sit for an hour before you vacuum.


Vinegar is also a powerful cleaning agent that can freshen your home and is safe around pets and kids. You can mix it with hot water and pour it down your drains along with baking soda to treat simple clogs. It’s also an amazing glass cleaner. Simply mix it with water in your favorite spray bottle and use it to enjoy a streak-free shine. You can also mix it with warm water to clean laminate, tile and linoleum. Vinegar is also the ideal cleaner to remove buildup on microwaves and dishwashers. Place a bowl of vinegar in the appliance and run a cycle.


Lemon can be added to any of your natural cleaning products to leave a fresh scent in your home. You can run lemons through your garbage disposal to remove odors or create a natural air freshener or multi-purpose cleaner by mixing lemon juice with vinegar and water.

Help reduce the VOCs in your home by opting for some of these natural cleaners. Need other ways to improve your indoor air quality? Contact One Choice Mechanical, LLC at 502-242-8204 today. One of our technicians will provide you with options that are suitable for your home.

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