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.
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.
We all want to look and feel fabulous, using our clothes for self-expression. At the same time it is important to realize that our clothing choices affect others as well as the planet.