How to Use Bleach Safely

How to Use Bleach Safely

Heather says:I received a concerning email, yesterday, that made me realize it was time to send this post out again as a reminder.This is the first in our series on household chemicals.Over the past few years, I have gotten the impression that many people are using chlorine bleach¹ in an unsafe manner. Chlorine bleach aka sodium ...

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pH and Its Role in Getting Your Clothes Clean Without Damage

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Dear Home-Ec 101,So I found your article looking for some ideas for dealing with our hard water issues here in Florida. I'm in school for biomed engineering so I appreciated the explanations you gave. I have a question and thought with your background you might know the answer, or know which direction to point me in.My question is, what ...

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Household Chemicals: A Home-Ec 101 Guide

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Chemical based cleaners can be a big help with cleaning and disinfecting your house. If used improperly they can cause trouble. Here are tips about common household chemicals. Click on the title to read the entire article. How to Use Chlorine Bleach Safely Chlorine bleach aka sodium hypochlorite is a powerful disinfectant and is one of only a few ...

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Oxygen Bleach an Introduction

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Heather says:Welcome to the another installment of the series on Common Household Chemicals.I think I was a kid when Billy Mays first showed up on my radar. He pitched Oxyclean late into the night and I'd sit there fascinated watching the red swirl away and magically disappear. Oxyclean is just a brand name for oxygen bleach or sodium ...

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Can I Mix [cleaning product] with Bleach

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Dear Home Ec 101, I love your site! Love the 50's look! I want to mop with bleach once a month to help keep our grout white, but mopping with bleach and water does not seem to clean the floor well. Your site came up when I googled which cleaners/soaps can safely be mixed with bleach? In other words, can I mix chlorine bleach and Fabuloso or ...

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