Cleaning Products

How Dangerous Are The Chemicals In Your Cleaning Products? No one can deny that cleaning products are essential in maintaining a clean and healthy environment. However, the chemicals used in some of these products can be extremely dangerous if not used properly. It is important to always read the labels on cleaning products before using … Read more

Carpet Cleaner

The Best Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner – Eco Solutions Grime Go Wherever you live, whatever you do, however careful you are, whether you have children, pets or none of these, carpet, upholstery and soft furnishings are prone to spills, stains and general wear and tear grime. So what can you use for these spills, stains … Read more

graffiti removal

Graffiti Go: Effective & Safe Graffiti Removal Would you like to know about effective and safe graffiti removal? Read on to learn everything that you need to know on the subject. In the United Kingdom, a survey revealed graffiti affects more people than other forms of vandalism. That includes smashed windows, arson, and car damage. Graffiti is often an … Read more

Oven Clean

The Best Oven Cleaner from Eco Solutions

Let’s face it the thought of cleaning your oven isn’t a great one and a job that most of us put off. I don’t know about you but after I’ve cleaned my oven and it’s sparkling all over again I always tell myself I will give it a quick wipe over after every time I use it, but it just never happens. Before I know it, it’s grimy, greasy and dirty again and it needs a really good and thorough clean. There are lots of bespoke oven cleaners on the market but a lot of them contain harmful chemicals that can burn your skin when using them. Eco Solutions Super Degreaser is a safe water-based, non-toxic cleaning product that is a perfect and safe oven cleaner.

Now when my oven needs a really good clean I don’t dread it or put it off as the Super Strength Degreaser makes it so easy.

Spring clean your home without the harmful chemicals that are in a lot of off the shelf cleaning products and use Eco Solutions Products: Grime Go, Home Strip Super Strength uPVC Cleaner and Home Strip Super Strength Degreaser. They are safe to use, water-based, non-toxic and make every cleaning job quick and easy. Once you’ve used them you won’t ever want to be without them.

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Eco Commercial Cleaning Products

Best Commercial Cleaning Products Discussed by Eco Solutions

If you are a commercial or domestic cleaner then having the Best Commercial Cleaning Products in your tool kit will make your job easier, quicker and you will have happy customers as a result. 

Eco Solutions products are non-toxic, water-based products that are safe to use and will clean any surface or material like no other. One product does all and there are no pre or after treatments needed. Eco Solutions products are all safe to use and cause no harm to the environment compared to other conventional and sometimes hazardous solvents and cleaners.

Eco Solutions Commercial Cleaning Products Features

  • One product does all
  • No pre or after treatment
  • Suitable for many substrates
  • Water-based
  • Non-hazardous
  • Non-toxic
  • No skin burns
  • Non-caustic
  • Non-flammable
  • PH neutral
  • Solvent-free- “Tough not toxic” 
  • No H (hazard) or P (precautionary) statements on the label

Eco Solutions Commercial Cleaning Products

Grime Go removes all types of grease, oil, dirt, stains, grime, dirt, mould, adhesive residues and paint splashes too. It can be used to prepare surfaces for repainting or just to clean and brighten the substrate. No fumes, no skin burns, no abrasives and non-toxic. Spray on, leave to work for 10 plus minutes and wipe away.

PVCU Cleaner cleans uPVC windows, doors and guttering (may etch certain types of Perspex and polycarbonate so always do a patch test first). Removes heavy grime, dirt, oil, and paint splashes too. Spray on and wipe away any stains and grime. The product is safely being used by an increasing number of consumers and professional users alike. 

Super Strength Degreaser removes grease, oil, grime, glue and even light carbon build-up. It is effective and pleasant to use, water-based, no abrasives with no H (hazard) or P (precautionary) statements on the label. Spray or paste on, leave it to work for 20 minutes and wipes away the dirt and grease.

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Non-Toxic Cleaning Products

Non-Toxic Cleaning Products discussed by Eco Solutions

Many cleaning products both industrial and household are dangerous to humans and to the environment. They can irritate the eyes and throat, cause headaches and other health problems, some of which are serious. Many cleaning products have overpowering smells and lots of colours and they can make us sneeze, our eyes water and our skin sting and all of these things should be telling us that these cleaning products have ingredients in that aren’t good for us. Using Non-Toxic Cleaning Products is the best option and they are easily available, preventing inhalation of toxins and chemicals, skin irritations and much more.

Some off the shelf cleaning products release dangerous chemicals, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other harmful ingredients including ammonia and bleach so always be really careful when buying and using them as they can be as toxic to humans and the environment as vermin poison is.

Some environmental experts are saying that the average household cleaner, perfume and creams contain a minimum of 62 toxic chemicals, all of which can be potentially harmful ingredients like parabens and phthalates. research has shown that if you are exposed to them routinely it can result in mild skin irritation and itchy eyes, or major symptoms like reproductive issues, asthma and much more.

To make these things more worrying, there is no regulation of what goes into our cleaning products across the world and neither ingredients or products need to meet any sort of safety standard, testing or notification before bringing a product to market. Think about the cleaning products you have used in the past which have a hazardous warning on, yet we still continue to use them.

Lots of cleaning product manufacturers claim that using their products sparingly and as per their instructions ensure they have no harmful impact on our health. According to a 20-year longitudinal study conducted by scientists at the University of Bergen in Norway it was found that using cleaning products can be as harmful as smoking 20 cigarettes a day.

The research showed that ”People who have worked as cleaners or done household cleaning for 20 years have reduced lung function equivalent to smoking 20 cigarettes a day, for the same period of time,” says PhD-candidate Øistein Svanes, at the Department of Clinical Science, at the University of Bergen. He is the main author of the study.

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Removing Varnish

Removing Varnish from……Home Strip® Paint & Varnish Stripper

Perfect for DIY and Up-Cycling Projects

Whether you are upcycling furniture or renovating a property, Home Strip® Paint & Varnish Stripper is a ‘Go-To’ product that you can use for Removing Varnish from all surfaces, quickly and safely.

Traditional Ways of Removing Varnish

Removing Varnish by Sanding

The traditional way to remove varnish from a surface has always been sanding, however, it is a laborious job and takes forever. You would use medium sandpaper (150 grit) to remove the top layers of varnish and then as you get closer to the original surface you want to remove the varnish from you would use finer sandpaper (220 grit). it takes a long time, makes a lot of dust and mess, is very labour intensive and hard work on your arms, hands and fingers. You need to sand the surface in stages and layers and then wipe it clean so you can then start on the next layer. You should wear a mask when you are sanding as you will breathe the dust fibres in and always wear gloves to protect your hands as much as possible. Flat surfaces are the easiest to sand, compared to curved surfaces and joins which are really tricky to completely remove the varnish from. When you have finished and all the varnish has been removed you should wash the surface with warm soapy water to remove any dust and leave it to completely dry before you treat the surface with anything else.

Removing Varnish using a Heat Gun

A heat gun works by softening and loosening the varnish making it easier to remove. It is surprising but a heat gun doesn’t scorch the wood or surface you are removing the varnish from, however, when you have used the heat gun to soften the varnich which is time-consuming you then also have the task of scraping the varnish to remove.

You should always wear protective goggles and gloves when using a heat gun and be really vigilant as you are doing it so as not to overheat the surface and burn yourself.

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