Safety, Health and Cleaning Supplies

This chemical is caustic says a client, as I review the Safety Data patch on the WHMIS 2015 ready label. Knowing full well that bathroom cleaners are very rarely alkaline, I asked her what the issue was. She said to me that she had inhaled fumes from the shower cleaner and couldn’t breathe properly for […]

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Personal Protective Equipment- Wear it!

How much of a fan are you of PPE? Do you wear gloves when you work? Do you wear glasses or goggles when you clean? Masks? My question goes a bit deeper than a simple “do you” question… Why? I need to know your rationale for why you don’t like safety equipment. For years we’ve […]

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You Can Love Gloves

Why are gloves so important? Should you always wear them when you are working? Are they kind of a bit too much? We’ve all seen people walking around town with a surgical mask on. Is that too much? Not really if that person has a flu. So on the other side of the discussion why […]

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Chemistry in Cleaning

I thought that rather than talking process, I would talk chemistry. There are evidently a lot of ways to look at the world of cleaning. Since everything in this world is a chemical, why not talk about chemicals? First, I will start with the basic stuff and move forward from there. The pH scale. We […]

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How to Clean Mold

Keep in mind that the words you are about to read are not given as recommendation- they are here to help enable you to make decisions. Mold is insidious.  It is also a necessary evil.  Most mold exists whenever it has three things present: A food source, a climate that allows it to grow, and […]

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