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Apr 22 2015

10 Tips for Going Green in your Home for Earth Day

Going green in your home for earth day is easier than ever with these simple tips

Being eco-friendly is the cool thing to do nowadays especially on earth day. Since you’re going to be like the cool kids and go green this means a few things. First, you’ll be doing your part to save the planet, and second you’ll be saving money. Saving the planet and saving money – what’s not to like?

We here at Crucial Vacuum are happy to share our top 10 tips for going green in your home for earth day. These eco-friendly tips are easy to implement in your daily routine and will make all the difference.

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1) Don’t use disposable bags when grocery shopping. Instead order some reusable bags. You’ll be able to carry a lot more groceries in these and you won’t be wasteful.

2) Purchase a reusable water bottle and stop buying plastic disposable bottles. More than 60 million plastic bottles end up in landfills every day!

3) Wash your laundry in cold water instead of hot. This will help cut down on your energy bill throughout the year.

4) Here’s a simple one. When you’re not using a light be sure to turn it off. Its that easy.

5) Fix leaky faucets. A leaky faucet can waste up to 3,000 gallons of water per year! Continue reading »

Jun 17 2014

Eat Your Way to an Allergy Free Season!

As the spring season brings warm weather, it also brings with it sniffling, sneezing, and other annoying seasonal allergy symptoms.

Allergies are caused when histamines bind to receptors causing inflammation of the nasal passages, throat, and eyes. Allergy medicines treat and prevent symptoms using chemicals with anti-histamines and anti-inflammation properties. Anti-inflammatory properties inhibits different enzymes and prevent oxidants from further damaging and destroying tissue. Anti-histamines prevent allergies by blocking histamines from binding to receptors. You could have your doctor inject chemicals with the possibility of adverse effects and around this time, allergy medicines have disappeared from shelves.

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Mar 12 2010

Feel Better with Natural Allergy Remedies

With so many allergy relief medications out on the market it can be confusing to figure out which medications to use, so sometimes it’s a possibility to opt for a natural remedy. We at Crucial Vacuum want you to feel your best at all times. We’ve found information that we believe will be able to help you feel better – The following remedies come from exitallergy.com:

EUCALYPTUS

Eucalyptus “calms coughs and relieves nasal congestion.”  It is often found in “cough and cold remedies, chest rubs, and various oils and liniments to relieve pain.”   Eucalyptus has the properties of an “antiseptic and a stimulant with expectorant and antibiotic properties.  Additionally, eucalyptus vapors clear “congestion and loosens mucus.”  Think “steam treatments.”  Also the reason that eucalyptus is used so often in lozenges is because it “increases the production of saliva to reduce the urge to cough.”

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