3 Things to do When Housework Leaves You with a Backache

Doing housework isn’t always easy on your body, and many people who vacuum, mop, do dishes, and do their laundry often find that they end up with a backache when they’re all done. If you suffer from backache after doing housework, consider following some of the tips below in order to find some much-needed relief and feel like yourself again.

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Try Orthopaedic Spinal Products

There are a variety of orthopaedic spinal products that you can use at home, but you should only invest those products that have been proven to work well and to provide you with safe results. A great option is the Spinal Back Rack back belt, which is really simple to use yet provides incredible results.

All you have to do is wear the back support belt and allow it to increase your mobility and flexibility while reducing your stiffness and pain, from your upper back to your lower back. As you move, you’ll notice that your muscles loosen and that your back pain starts to subside. And the best part is that you can get the relief that you need without having to take any harsh prescription medications that could cause unwanted side effects.

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How to Avoid Toxic Cleaners & Go Eco-Friendly

I’ve had a few thoughts on leaving behind toxic cleaners of late, due to my soon-approaching delivery. I just figured it’s better to go ahead and start “baby proofing” and switching over to natural products now than waiting until the girls are old enough to get into everything, right?

So when Sophie from Natural News contacted me about this post regarding eco-friendly cleaners over toxic ones, I was all about it! Valuable information here, for sure! Let’s see what she has to say…

This is a topic I have personally covered over at NaturalNews.com for bleach, so I wont cover it too much here, I would just like to run through some cleaning statistics with you, and also look at some home cleaners that can be made from household items already under the kitchen sink!

 

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Many of us have had it drilled into us that domestic cleaning products are best and man-made chemicals are created to make for a cleaner home. This truly is not the case, and using such chemicals could actually be a lot more dangerous than not cleaning at all.

Let’s jump right in here!

The Green Cleaning List

  • Baking Soda – Baking soda has been the main ingredient in the cleaning arsenal for many years. It is used for its ability to deodorize and it also softens water, which makes it fantastic for using within the washing machine.

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10 Must-Know DIY Carpet Cleaning Secrets & Tips

We don’t have too much carpet in our home. As a matter of fact, the only carpet you’ll find is in our closets. And in only three of our closets, at that! But I have many friends (and, yes, many readers) who still struggle with their carpet – mainly with keeping it CLEAN. 

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So when Chris from Foam Frenzy contacted me about doing a post on DIY carpet cleaning secrets and tips, well, I was all about it! Check out his ideas!

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Show Us Your Spring Clean – with MAAC!

Well, it’s almost summertime now! Is your Spring Cleaning complete?

I’ll be honest – mine is NOT! (I’ve been a little behind this year, probably due to being pregnant with twins, I don’t know…) but I’m almost there! Good thing, too – it’s pretty much summer!

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And while we all feel better after a good cleaning to our homes, it’s important to remember that sometimes, cleaning can be dangerous! Watch out for things like…

  • Asbestos – may have been used in your home in previous years, and can offer a nasty reaction if disturbed.
  • Paint – all paints are considered hazardous waste! Make sure you dispose of them properly!
  • Smoke detectors – some of them use radioactive materials to detect smoke! Yikes!

So when Sarah from MAAC (Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center) contacted me with a great Spring Cleaning infographic that also reminds us to watch out for the dangers that may be involved, I thought it was perfect! See for yourself…

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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

So last week I shared some Spring Cleaning Hacks with everyone! Missed that post? CLICK HERE!

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But I was thinking, hacks really don’t do much good if you don’t have a plan to actually tackle them. Right? Well, no worries now! Grace over at Terry’s Fabrics shared this lovely infographic with me to share with all of you: The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist! Now you have it ALL!

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