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5 Remarkable Facts About Mother's Day

These days, we celebrate Mother's Day with the gifting of greeting cards and flowers — but the history is more complex than you might know. The History of Mother's Day For many people, Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate our mothers with our families. It is a joyous occasion each May — marked by flowers, cards, and maybe some mimosas over brunch. So, you might be surprised to learn that beneath its cheerful greeting card messages, lies a much darker, more complicated origin story. In fact, Mother’s Day traces its roots back to wartime traumas, and includes plenty of controversy. Here are...

AC Condenser Coil & Evaporator Coil Cleaning DIY

The best time of the year for cleaning your home's AC system's coils is in the early spring, before the oppressive heat of summer starts. If you decide to take on this task yourself, read this blog.

How to Clean a Stain

Let’s face it. No matter how careful you are, accidents happen. And when the inevitable coffee spill, spit-up, or pet accident does occur, you’ll want to be ready to clean it up and treat the area as soon as possible. We at Culleoka Company, overwhelmingly agree that the best stain removers are gentle and don’t have to contain harsh chemicals with toxins.

Six Household products that are really bad for the environment

How Many do you have in your home? Household cleaners are not usually thought of as pollutants. They are used inside the confines of the home to make the indoor environment safe and clean for human habitation. Many household cleaners are effective at ridding the home of dirt, germs and other microscopic, harmful organisms. However, some of the cleaners that are used to sanitize, degrease, whiten and wash clothing, surfaces, and dishes are also harming our water and air. The chemicals in many cleaners are common pollutants that contribute to smog, reduce the quality of drinking water and are toxic...

Probiotic cleaners vs chemical cleaners: Which are best?

Now there are alternatives to the harsh toxins contained in chemical-based cleaners. Enter Probiotics. Probiotic-based cleaners use beneficial bacteria to compete with and overtake harmful bacteria. The good bacteria penetrate deep into the pores of materials and surfaces, continuing to work long after it is applied.

To Disinfect or Not to Disinfect?

  This is the Question...   Answer: It depends. There are almost as many guidelines around using disinfectants as there are for anti-biotics, but that still does not stop the overuse, over administering and over prescribing of these chemicals and/or drugs. An active awareness is our best line of defense.  There is a big misunderstanding these days when it comes to disinfecting chemicals, how they are used, where to use – and when to use them. Many of the chemicals used in the killing of bacteria and viruses are themselves, harmful. According to the EPA, any registered disinfectant is a registered...

Harmful Toxins in Everyday Cleaning Supplies and Household Products

Many cleaning supplies or household products can irritate the eyes or throat, or cause headaches and other health problems, including cancer. Some products release dangerous chemicals, including volatile organic compounds (VOC's). Other harmful ingredients include ammonia and bleach. Even natural fragrances such as citrus can react to produce dangerous pollutants indoors.