Safeguard Your Home Kit

Safeguard Your Home Kit

It seems as though I have someone spying on me lately. Packages of cleaning products keep arriving at my door! I think someone is onto me. My house needs some spring cleaning! The reality is I’m often provided with samples of products to try them out and share them with my readers. I’ve tried a number of products over the years and I’m always looking at the ingredients, cost and effectiveness. The bottom line is the product needs to work if I’m going to pay for it. Naturally, I don’t want to recommend any product that I haven’t tried and thoroughly tested. Which means my house must be sparkling clean, right?

Don’t bet on it!

With Earth Day on Tuesday there’s a big push to help consumers make the switch to Eco-friendly brands and products.  Unfortunately most over the counter household cleaners are loaded with toxic chemicals. The combinations of these ingredients are beyond hazardous to our health and can pose many risks from respiratory irritation, chemical burns and potential long-term effects.  The Organic Consumers Organization has an excellent post about the risks, what to look for and how to read the “eco-claims”.  If you’re wondering about what cleaners are the worse check out this Huffington Post article that gives you the run down and then check under your kitchen sink…you might be surprised!Safeguard Your Home Green Cleaning Kit #Green #SpringCleaning

Making the switch to safer products for house cleaning is an overall wise decision for your health and for the environment, which is why there is so much buzz about it during the month of April.  But what products should you choose and how do you decide what is safe and what will work? That is often times the tough part of making the switch and greening your lifestyle. I have used and continue to use a variety of products as well as making my own but Earth Friendly Products, makers of the number one selling green laundry detergent in the country – ECOS, had a great idea to help you make the switch to safer products. They’ve created a Safeguard your Home kit that comes with dish washing detergent, window cleaner, laundry detergent, dish soap and Eco Breeze for those not so good smells.

Safeguard Your Home Green Cleaning Kit #Green #SpringCleaningEverything in one box for under $35 and guess what? I’ve tried ALL of it out and I love it! I especially love the Parsley Plus All Purpose Cleaner (see the ingredients here)! The stuff leaves my granite counter tops sparkly clean and it smells wonderful!  So if you’re looking to make the switch, this is a great way to start without wondering what products to buy and where to start.

Win a Safeguard Your Home Kit -GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED!

Safeguard Your Home Green Cleaning Kit #Green #SpringCleaningIn honor of Earth Day and trying to help families make healthier choices for their home and the environment I’m giving away one Safeguard Your Home Kit to one randomly selected winner on April 25, 2014 at 12pm EST. To enter you must be a U.S. resident, over 18 years of age and agree to provide your contact information to the Earth Friendly Products team (they need to mail you your prize if you win)!

All you need to do is leave me a comment with a valid email address telling me why you’d like to win this kit. Does someone in your home have asthma? Maybe you’re unsure where to start and this kit will help you start green cleaning. Whatever your reason leave me a comment and you’ll be entered to win!

The winner was drawn and announced in the comments below! Thanks to everyone who entered!

Hi, I’m Sommer (@greenmom) and I’ve been calling this my blogging home for 9 years. I’m a juggler of life, a protective mama bear and I enjoy travel, wine, sunshine and good books. I’m passionate about inspiring others to live a little healthier and greener each day. I’m many things but above all I’m a believer in karma and the good in people. I’m a children’s book author, public speaker and consultant. My full-time gig is working as a Marketing Manager for Freshbaby.com and helping to encourage everyone to eat healthier. Check out my about me page for more details.

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  • D Schmidt

    I would love to win because in the last few years I have become very interested in using natural items especially because I have young children and these would be wonderful to try.

    mummytotwoboys@yahoo.com

  • lindahoward

    I do have COPD (never smoked) and have always avoided dangerous chemicals in cleaning products. I have tried some of these products and loved them and would love to try those products that I have never tried. Thanks for the opportunity to win them!

  • windycindy

    Hi, Our sons and I have so many allergies and sinus problems, year round~
    I would be thrilled to try these healthier home and environmental products!
    Also, I clean my 95 year old Dad’s home, once a week.
    Many thanks to you…Cindi
    jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

  • I love trying and testing eco products in the home! I sometimes find myself going back to the heavy duty cleaners, when the family gets sick, because we’re programmed to think harsher means cleaner, but then I try to deprogram and try something not so harsh but hopefully effective!

  • lazybones344

    I’d love to try this, because I’m a neat freak and clean a lot.
    lazybones344 at gmail dot com

  • Jen Ackerman

    I’d love to win this kit! With 5 young children at home, several of whom have allergies, it is important for me to use cleaning products that are eco-friendly, but still get the job done well. Awesome giveaway! jca61502@gmail.com

  • Shannon Baas

    my brother has asthma.

  • saniel

    New baby want all natural products. Sanielj@gmail.com

  • Erica Carnes

    I’m going to be doing some deep cleaning soon and this would be great. ericacarnes(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Angela Ash

    I use vinegar and baking soda for cleaning but that’s as far as it goes. I’ve tried some green brands but I don’t think they were organic as they still had somewhat of a chemical smell to them. The Parsley Plus All Purpose Cleaner sounds like it does work good and would have a nice smell. I grow parsley and use it often for cooking. I never thought I’d see it in a cleaning product but it’s definitely interesting.

  • Joe GErsch

    I have severe allergies to dust mites and harsh chemicals really bother me. I do not want to pollute or put my family at risk with chemicals found in common cleaners. Therefore, this would be perfect for me

  • kohndr

    I would like to win this because we have a family member with an allergy to mold. We have to use air purifiers around the house all the time. kohndrh@gmail.com

  • susan1215

    I would love to win because I have become very interested in using natural items especially because I have children and I would love to try these products.
    s2s2 at Comcast dot net

  • Francine Anchondo

    I like natural items and like to try new cleaning supplys.

    fmd518 at gmail dot com

  • Karrie Millheim

    I would love to try these. I like to use soaps that are good for the environment and want to do my part on conservation and saving our planet. I love to clean so I would put these to great use and looking forward to trying them

  • Laurie Emerson

    I would love to win this kit as we all have allergies. I have been trying hard to use only products which are natural and safe both for the environment as well as for my family. This kit would really make a difference!

  • Terry Cross

    I’d like to try these because I am trying to go more natural with my cleaning products

    braaisjo at gmail dot com

  • Mihaela Day

    I would love to win because I have become very interested in using natural items

  • slehan

    I want to have a clean home without lots of chemicals.

    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

  • Bryan E.

    Thanks for the giveaway…we would like to win the Safeguard Your Home Kit filled with Earth Friendly Products because we will be starting the Spring cleaning at our place the first week of May !

  • susansmoaks

    i would love to win this kit because being good to the earth is a priority for us. thanks for the chance to win. i love to try new things!

  • sexybrat

    I could really use some new cleaning products.

  • bison61

    I like to use Eco-friendly products in my house

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

  • Congratulations! You were randomly selected as the winner! Please check your email!