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4 Simple Tips for Choosing Safe Cleaning Products

3 min read

We all need to be using safe cleaners, however not everything on the store shelf is created equally. Many products contain corrosive, toxic chemicals that might “clean” well but they certainly don’t do much to protect the health of your family. These toxic chemicals can leave residues, especially harmful on food surfaces, and contribute to indoor air pollution – or worse.

Natural cleaning products vs. commercial cleaners

4 min read

Cleanz was born out of the desire for us to take more control over the only environment we can have control of – our homes. 

What is Toxic Body Burden and What Can We Do About It?

5 min read

Simply put, this term describes the amount of toxins in your body that you are unable to get rid of.  What is left is called “toxic burden” or “toxic overload”.   Too many toxins in your body at once will overload your system, and can lead to increased inflammation and oxidative stress if you don't reduce your exposure.

8 Tips to Help Reduce Inflammation in Your Body

6 min read

Inflammation (swelling), which is part of the body’s natural healing system, helps fight injury and infection. But it doesn’t just happen in response to injury and illness.  An inflammatory response can also occur when the immune system goes into action without an injury or infection to fight.

7 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System Now

4 min read

Optimizing your immune system has perhaps never felt as critical as it does going into 2021.   When it comes to bolstering the immune system, a lot of people just want a quick fix or magic pill, but unfortunately, there is no such thing.  


8 Ways to Avoid Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals

5 min read

Endocrine disruptors like BPA and phthalates lurk in everything from cleaning products to fragrances.  Our bodies are run by a network of hormones and glands (the endocrine system) that regulate everything we do.

What Exactly are Hormone Disruptors ?

4 min read

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are chemicals or mixtures of chemicals that interfere with the way the body’s hormones work.

Healthy Home Resource Directory

1 min read

We have put together a resource directory of household items, products and articles with DIY tips to help you transform your home into a healthy, toxin-free haven for you and your family.

Non-Toxic Air Fresheners & Natural Odour Removal

5 min read

Air fresheners are amongst the most toxic products found in our homes.

As well as only temporarily masking the odours (and not actually addressing the source of the problem), air fresheners are also potentially extremely harmful to human and pet health.

Winter's Coming! The Cleanz Deep Clean Routine

3 min read

A Deep Clean Routine coming into winter not only creates a more cozy, inviting and ambient space, but it also cleans up the air that you and your co-habitants breathe by removing dust, grime and toxic residues collected over time on surfaces.  Here's how to do it:

Tips for Those of Us Living with Asthma and Allergies

5 min read

We spend a lot of time in and around our homes, so it is important to consider how your indoor environment could be affecting the health of you and your family.

One in three New Zealanders will suffer from an allergy at some time in their lives.  

10 Natural Remedies Using the Power of Chamomile

4 min read

Traditionally, chamomile has been used for centuries as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, mild astringent and healing medicine. 

From calming nerves and inducing sleep to soothing tummies and irritated skin, 

How to clean your walls and ceilings using Cleanz

4 min read

How often do you think about cleaning the walls and ceilings in your home?  Possibly never?! 

Yet cleaning them can make a huge improvement to your home’s air quality as porous drywall attracts a significant amount of pollutants such as

15 Indoor Plants that will Purify the Air in Your Home

6 min read

A really simple way to increase air purification naturally is to add certain plants around your house that just love to suck up, filter and neutralise a range of nasties, including pollutants such as formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene and carbon monoxide.

Antibacterial vs Plain Soap

2 min read

So no real upside to the antibacterial products, there is a downside though that requires consideration.  Triclosan works in a similar way to the antibiotic isoniazid, which has raised the question of whether widespread community use of triclosan may play a role in the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Why would you not try CLEANZ Concentrate?

1 min read

If it was equally as good or better than the product you are currently using
If it was a high performance non toxic, natural solution.
If it listed all of its ingredients, providing complete transparency.
If it was ½ the price of a traditional cleaning product.

8 Hidden Toxins Lurking in Your Cleaning Products

11 min read

We would assume that the cleaning sprays, creams and powders that we have just used are safe, however many popular household cleaning products are dangerously toxic.  Learn about the 8 scariest substances you might be keeping under your kitchen sink and how to replace them with safer more natural options that work equally as well.

Overwhelmed by your housework? Try this

7 min read

Cleaning can sometimes feel overwhelming, tedious and unsatisfying. But it doesn’t have to be! 

Following a logical, efficient process and doing that consistently, can make the daunting task of cleaning your entire home from top to bottom on a regular basis a satisfying (and dare we say a rather enjoyable!) experience.

15 Ways to Reduce Toxins in Your Home Environment

5 min read

Are harmful chemicals in your homecare and personal products harming your health and wellbeing?

Toxicity in Our Homes

3 min read

Did you know that the air in our homes can be up to 2 to 5 times more polluted than the air outside?  Crazy right!  And scary.  And it is at its worst right after you clean (depending on what products you use of course).

How to Control Household Pests - Naturally

5 min read

With a little bit of effort and a few simple changes to your living habits, you can minimize uninvited ‘pests’ in your home, without taking to  toxic and potentially very harmful chemicals, which could be endangering your health.

Re-think, Re-use, Reduce ... and then Recycle

2 min read

It's the classic message that we have had placed in front of us for at least the last 10 yrs. Unfortunately the Recycle portion of the message gets served up to us a lot more than the equally important or we think more important, other two.  

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