The Toxin-free Home

The Toxin-free Home

A Guide to Maintaining A Clean, Eco-friendly, and Healthy Home

Book - 2015
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With the amount of junk a family can amass, it seems impossible to keep a tidy home. Home Detox Handbook teaches you how to tackle every cleaning project in your home with ease, from washing stained laundry to scouring kitchen cupboards to creating your own shampoo from household ingredients. The methods presented are not just simple, they are also natural, eco-friendly replacements for store-bought, chemical-filled cleaners. And who wants to subject himself to all the chemical cleaners it takes to keep germs at bay?

Alison Haynes has created a comprehensive guide to keeping your home not only sparkling, but also healthy, organized, and running efficiently. Organized by room, each chapter has easy-to-follow instructions for any household query. Here are just some of the amazing tricks Home Detox Handbook will teach you:

Use lavender oil as a natural mosquito repellent.
Clean and shine patent leather with petroleum jelly.
Remove red wine stains from carpets with white wine and rubbing alcohol.
Make an organic facial mask for oily skin using ingredients from your fridge.
Recycle soap scraps into a whole new cleaner.
And many more squeaky-clean tips!

With 200 color photographs and step-by-step instructions, Home Detox Handbook is your one-stop resource for eco- and child-friendly solutions to your cleaning needs. From cleaning hardwood floors to getting gum out of hair to reviving limp flowers, this book will help you keep all corners of your home in its best shape. It's a must-have for anyone managing a household or living on their own for the first time.
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, 2015
ISBN: 9781632202741
1632202743
Characteristics: 360 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm

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