Cleaning removes dirt from surfaces while disinfecting utilizes chemical means to rid surfaces of bacteria and viruses. Disinfecting is more effective on surfaces that are clean. The government suggests using a solution of 1 part bleach to 9 parts water to disinfect.
Fires, hurricanes, floods, zombie apocalypse or a visit from the in-laws are all reasons you may need to head for the hills in a hurry. When you do need to evacuate your home, having a ready-packed 'bug-out bag' that you can grab on the run will make your life so much easier and can even mean the difference between life and death.
There are a ton of things you can do to alleviate the irritation of black fly bites and get outside for longer during the spring months. Here are a few of my own tried and tested natural cures for black fly bites.
To grace your children with the gift of nature is a truly wonderful legacy. Time spent in natural environments can make us less aggressive, kinder, happier and more creative.
Ticks are gross - let's keep those ticks off you and your pets. Here's some natural DIY tick repellents which are based on science and actually work.
Pool's out for summer! Say no to energy-guzzling, chloride drenched swimming pools and yes to natural swimming pools that you can make yourself. I don't mean icky, slimy ponds that smell like sweaty feet; meet he new generation of stunning natural pond pools.