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What is the pH of Vinegar?

It’s probably been quite a long time since you learned about pH in science class – or thought that this knowledge could come in handy later in life. While it still may seem like an obscure topic, knowing about pH helps explain a number of different tasks in daily life. The most relevant of these tasks today is probably green cleaning; but how does knowing about pH teach you about green cleaning? The answer is simple: vinegar pH is exactly what makes it such an effective cleaning agent. What is pH? The pH of a substance directly correlates with how... Read more →

Is Orange Oil Good for Wood Furniture?

Out of all of the surfaces in your business, wood is probably the one that raises the most concern in terms of proper care. Using the wrong product to clean wood furniture can ruin its finish, leading to either needing to have it refinished or replaced. So how can you ensure that your wood furniture is both sanitary and safe? We have the answer: orange oil! An all-natural product derived from cold pressing orange peels, orange oil is not only safe to use on wood, but its natural properties leaves surfaces truly clean. Learn more about the benefits of using... Read more →

Everything You Need to Know About White Distilled Vinegar for Cleaning

Most people know vinegar for its mouth-puckering sour flavor, but very few know where it comes from, how it is made, and the different ways that it can be used outside of salad dressing recipes. While there are over 20 different types of vinegar available today, we are going to focus on the most common and most useful variety: white distilled vinegar. Read on to learn more about this multi-talented ingredient. The History of White Vinegar Believe it or not, vinegar is as old as civilization itself, with a history spanning back to 5,000 B.C. Since that time, a wide... Read more →

How Vinegar Can be Used in Janitorial Cleaning

Eco-friendly and non-toxic cleaning seems to be all the rage for homeowners in recent years, but that same interest hasn’t yet reached many janitors or janitorial services. But with all of the health concerns associated with using chemical-based cleaning products, it is time for janitors to be able to be more particular about the supplies that they use for cleaning the buildings they work in. One of the easiest changes to make is opting to replace these chemical cleaners with vinegar, which can take the place of multiple items in your janitorial supplies. Read on to learn how you can... Read more →

How to Prepare Your Farm for Farming Season

Springtime is almost upon us, which means that it is nearing the time that farmers need to start thinking about preparing their soil for planting and growing. Growing a healthy crop involves a lot of time and attention, which starts with cultivating the soil correctly. But what are you supposed to do when it comes time to worry about all of the fuss of trying to find an affordable and effective organic weed killer? Read on to learn more. Preparing Soil for Farming The first step in preparing your land for farming is testing the soil. This enables you to... Read more →