The Natural Home is a treasure trove of cleaning solutions. This book will definitely dispel the myth that harsh chemicals are needed to clean. An added bonus is that money can be saved by making your own cleaning solutions. The book is not only informative, but visually pleasing too, with lots of graphics, line drawings, and call out boxes all with a green color palette. After the introduction, the book is divided by homemade products, rooms, and then by ingredients. There is an entire chapter devoted to stain removal and a second chapter focused on furniture. The book closes with natural fragrances.
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“These natural products are not only efficient and economical but they also clean, bleach, disinfect, and deodorize better than store-bought cleaning products.”
The Natural Home is fun to read with its easy-to-read, engaging text coupled with drawings. Important tips, notes, and cautionary items are highlighted throughout the book. The advice is practical and easy to implement. It seems that no topic was missed as the authors even provide advice on houseplants and gardening tools. The pets chapter is another unexpected, but highly informative chapter. This useful, everyday guide is a must-have for anyone interested in reducing their reliance on chemicals and creating a healthier home overall.
Seniye Groff, MEd is the owner of Groff Solutions, a consulting practice focused on human resources, training, management coaching and organizational development initiatives. She has authored articles and spoken at national conferences on best practices for effective training. Seniye has volunteered with Dress for Success since 1999. She has found her experience with Dress for Success particularly rewarding because she is able to help women make long lasting changes in their own lives. You will find Seniye at the gym six days a week. She also spends time with her daughters. She is an avid cook (hence the gym) and reader. Seniye is also a reviewer for Elle Magazine.
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