Every day we are exposed to millions of chemicals in the air, the food we eat, the things we touch or the stuff we put on our face. Harmful chemicals can be found almost everywhere. It is no different when using cleaning products, which is ironic because we clean is supposed to save us from disease.
Most cleaning products are made with harmful chemicals, detergents, solvents, bleaches, parabens and fragrances. If you read the back label of a cleaning product you will normally see warnings because these chemicals can cause respiratory problems, allergies, and the usual “can be fatal if swallowed”. These are not products we want to have around especially if we have kids. Aside from the danger these products pose, they are also expensive and damaging to the environment.
Luckily, more and more people are becoming aware to the dangers of using cleaners and chemicals for cleaning. This is why the green trend is also making its way in the cleaning world and we can now say hello to the humble microfibre cleaning cloth, the lean green cleaning machine.
What is microfibre?
Microfibre just as its name suggest is a very small fibre around 1/100 the diameter of a human hair. The fibres are then bundled together and woven into a cloth. This is why microfibre cleaning cloths are great in picking up dirt and dust. The tiny hairs act like a tiny vacuum cleaner which attracts dirt and dust making cleaning easier.
In comparison, regular cleaning cloths can be made up of cotton, polyester and other materials. These fibres are usually thicker than microfibre which is why you need chemicals and cleaners to help you do the job. When using ordinary cloths, the dirt and dust are usually pushed around. If it isn’t dissolved by the detergent or cleaner it is left behind. Microfibre picks up the dirt and dust without the help of detergents; and cleaners making it a clean and green alternative for cleaning.
Why Choose Microfibre?
Microfibre use for cleaning is gaining popularity. It has changed the way we clean our houses, cars, floors and even our bodies. Microfibre cleaning cloths also eliminates the use of expensive cleaners and detergents helping to save money and the environment. It is also better for your health since you won’t be in contact with harmful chemicals usually found in cleaning agents.
Armed with your microfibre cleaning cloth and water you are now ready to tackle all the dirt and dust in your house, car or body. Aside from saving the environment you can also save time cleaning because microfibre is more efficient when it comes to picking up dirt compared to ordinary cleaning rags.
For best results, use dry for dusting and wet for cleaning. When using wet, wring out as much water as you can before using. This will help increase absorbency and efficiency of the cloth when picking up dirt. Check out Luxura’s pack of 4 microfibre cleaning cloth for efficient and economical home cleaning.