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A Cleaner House: The One-Step Solution

A Cleaner House: The One-Step Solution

This is our kind of cleaning tip: Short, sweet, and simple. When you put it into practice, you will be amazed at how much cleaner your home will stay. When there’s less dirt, you can spend less time cleaning it and more time enjoying the spring sunshine!

Find out the world’s simplest and most effective solution for a cleaner home, here:

Mom was right: If you take your shoes off at the door, less dirt finds its way into your house.

The neighbors may have regarded my mother as a bit of a crank (even while my playmates thought it was fun to run around the house in sock feet), but her carpets were always spotless and she spent half the time mopping and dusting as her friends. Mom just smiled and said, “Pretend you’re Japanese. Most Asians take off their shoes when they come indoors. It’s a mark of respect.”

It also saves a heck of a lot of housecleaning time: This is one small step that is a giant leap for the person who cleans the house!

Read more: Home, Household Hints, Non-Toxic Cleaning

By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Living Channels.

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Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.


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10:12AM PDT on May 2, 2013

Thank you for the info!

3:23AM PDT on Apr 24, 2013

Thanks for this article.

7:19AM PDT on Apr 3, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

8:05PM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

Thank You for Sharing :)

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12:45AM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

thanks for sharing

6:25PM PST on Jan 27, 2013

Thanks for sharing, Cait

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6:23PM PST on Jan 12, 2013

Thanks Cait.
I need to remember.

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