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Daily household cleaning: is steam useful or is it an obstacle?

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How are you cleaning your home?

When it comes to daily household cleaning, many think steam is not a viable solution. Assuming it is too mechanical, too complex and excessive. In reality, steam is a quick and effective solution to sanitise almost every surfaces around your home. Many do not realise the actual cleaning times of traditional cleaning methods, not to mention the affect these methods have on both the environment and your overall health.

Many traditional cleaning actions are by no means a quick fix and what is often overlooked, is the affect that prolonged chemical exposure has in relation to your family’s health. Constantly inhaling chemicals is certainly not the healthiest thing! Many household cleaning supplies and products can cause irritation to the skin, eyes, and have allergy like affects on respiratory tracts and lungs. Prolonged exposure can cause other health problems including respiratory illness and even cancer[1].  According to the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, ‘women cleaning at home or working as occupational cleaners have a significant risk of decline in lung function’[2].

“The use of cleaning products in spray form facilitates inhalation, and sprays may contribute to the burden of asthma in adults who do the cleaning in their homes.” [3]

Types of toxic cleaning supplies in your home:

  • Aerosol sprays
  • Air fresheners & fragrance
  • Chlorine bleach
  • Detergent and dishwashing liquid
  • Dry cleaning chemicals
  • Rug and upholstery cleaners
  • Furniture and floor polish
  • Oven cleaners

How can I clean without chemicals?

Simply throw out the toxic products under your kitchen and bathroom sink to revolutionise cleaning in your home. By making the switch to chemical free dry steam sanitising you can get a professional clean at your fingertips with ease!

Dry Steam is simply vapour from water. Unlike chemical products, steam does not release surfactants or substances that are harmful to the body. This aspect must be considered when it comes to choosing daily household cleaning methods. Additionally, there are no consequences or concern of chemical waste disposal that exist when cleaning with dry steam, unlike that of traditional methods. Dry steam provides economical, environmental and efficiency benefits. This is evident in both in terms of energy consumption (and time!) and impact on the environment through water and chemical usage and waste.

“Chemical disinfectants are widely used, but pose significant risks to humans, surfaces and the environment, and all must be properly applied in strict accordance with label instructions in order to be effective.”[4]

Improve your household cleaning methods both visually and on a microbial level. Steam sanitise a wide range of hard and soft surfaces throughout your home to kill ≥99.999% bacteria. Dry steam uses significantly less water and no chemicals than traditional cleaning methods. By reducing chemical exposure and waste, you can create a clean and sanitised environment in no time at all. As a result quickly kill germs, bacteria, dust mites, bed bugs and other parasites & viral agents such as COVID-19.

Surfaces around your home that can be sanitised with Dry Steam:

  • Hard Floors including vinyl, stone, tiles & grout
  • Kitchens including range hoods, ovens, stovetop, sink, benchtops, fridge door seals
  • Bathrooms including vanity, toilet seat hinges, shower recess, limescale build up, deodorising and unclogging drains
  • Windows, framing, sliding doors and blinds
  • Upholstery including fabric and leather lounges, carpets, car seats and curtains
  • Mattresses killing bacteria, dust mites, bed bugs and mould
  • Kill Weeds and target algae growth on outdoor pavings and furniture

In short, steam is not only the best solution in terms of hygiene, health and environmental impact, it is also the fastest solution in terms of household cleaning. Therefore, there is really no chemical product that holds.

Dry Steam.
Easier, Safer, Better.

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