New Products for Fall 2020!

We all love our Norwex, and now there is even more to love! Norwex introduced new items at the end of July (they do this twice annually; January and July are typical). You can peruse the online catalog here.

I’ve got a few ‘new’ favorites listed below. If you’re interested in ordering any new items feel free to contact me or go directly to my Norwex website. 

Here is a quick and dirty list of the new items…

And here are some of my FAVORITES from our Fall 2020 new items. Hit the name of the item to link to a picture and further description on the Norwex website.

Face Masks – of course with the recent outbreak of Corona Virus we are all trying to stay safe. Norwex has started manufacturing face masks, and as per usual Norwex has created a superior product – they are EXTREMELY efficient. I do LOVE mine and you can get them in adult and child sizes. Independent testing shows how great they work!!Testing_Results_H

Enviro Scrub – Now offered in graphite as well as the blue. I’ve loved these since they were first introduced about a year ago. They have the kitchen scrubby cloth on one side and enviro on the other. And they are relatively thin unlike our sponge products.

Forever Bottle – Finally!! A sustainable glass bottle for all those jobs around your home. And because it’s glass you can add essential oil to the water without the affectation you’d have in a plastic or metal bottle. They also have a silicone non-slip sleeve. Thank you Norwex!

Heavy Duty Degreaser Concentrate – Although I haven’t tried this yet I do have some on the way. I’m looking forward to the work it will do around the house. I’ll update you when I get it.

Pet with a Purpose – Norwex gives back! A portion of the proceeds go to Washed Ashore – an organization making art out of plastic found in the ocean. Read about them in the New York Times. If you have littles this is an item you’ll want. Our stuffed turtle is made of the new material Norwex has left over during manufacture of our enviro cloths and other products.

Do you have questions? Or perhaps comments? Email me – I’m happy to help!

Counter Cloths

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Recently Norwex introduced the Counter Cloths. Use these as a replacement for the ‘pick-a-size’ paper towels is how the marketing team bills them. I use them for everything in the kitchen. I usually have two of them going at the same time. They fit nicely in my hand and are easy to hold, so that’s a bonus. By having two out at a time there is always one available no matter where I am in the kitchen. They have become a favorite of mine.

Every cloth is made of a combination of Norwex microfiber and at least 50% recycled plastic, but you’d never know it because they are very soft. They also contain BacLock so are self-purifying; I can use them for days and they never smell!

Norwex Counter Cloths are available in different color palettes, and if you want to store them or other Norwex in a cute way on your counter, check out our house-shaped Counter Cloth box. So fun!

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Laundering Your Norwex

Lots of questions about this lately. And I hear some interesting stories about how people keep their Norwex clean. It really is simple though, just wash in the washer and dry in the dryer. But like all your favorite items there are a few things you’ll want to pay attention to in keeping your Norwex in tip-top shape!

Four Simple Rules:

  1. No fabric softener, dryer sheets or bleach.
  2. No linty items in the load. (Wash all your Norwex together or with your bedsheets.)
  3. Use a laundry detergent with no fillers, such as Norwex laundry detergents. Of course!
  4. Toss in the dryer.

See how easy that is?! Remember your Norwex microfiber has a 2-year warranty. So use it – and keep using it. Wash, rinse, repeat.

Source: http://pattistauss.norwex.biz/en_US/customer/faq (go to microfiber: launder)

BacLock – What is it?

At my shows and demonstrations I introduce the concept of BacLock† to clients.

What is BacLock? Micro silver providing antibacterial protection to our Norwex cloths.

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I explain it like this; the Norwex cloth cleans the surface, the BacLock cleans the cloth. When you clean with a wet Norwex cloth you can be certain you are removing almost every single bit of gunk and grime from the surface, the microfiber locks the dirt in the cloth. When you rinse the cloth most of the dirt goes down the drain. Anything that remains is acted on by the micro silver, a natural antibacterial agent.

“From the 2017 Norwex Fall Catalog p.6;
“…Micro silver in the wet cloth self-cleanses within 24 hours to drastically reduce mold, fungi and bacterial odor. Your cloths and towels stay cleaner and fresher, longer.”

Do you still have to launder your cloths? Of course. But probably less frequently. See Norwex FAQs for laundering tips (see the Microfiber section).

† BacLock is a Norwex trademark

 

Deep Cleaning Demonstration

For those of you who like a visual I’ve created a Deep Cleaning Video so you can see the process. I borrowed two really dirty cloths from customers (thanks Kay and Andrea). Watch these cloths come clean right before your very eyes!!

Keep this in mind:

  • You can boil water on the stove and add the cloths to clean them. I don’t use this method because I would walk away and the cloths would end up permanently stuck to my pan! I prefer to boil the water and pour it into a bowl or sink.
  • Remember also that the gunk in your cloths builds up over time, in layers. To remove all that gunk you will likewise have to soak your cloths multiple times, each soak will remove more layered gunk.
  • Stains do not affect the working power of your microfiber – they are just stains. This will happen when you use your cloths for cleaning. When you are done deep cleaning there may still be stains. Don’t panic. Just launder and use.

Here are the written Deep Clean Instructions from an earlier post.

 

Fur Babies – The Rest of the Family

Many of us have fur babies of one kind or another; dogs, cats, gerbils, bunnies, the list could go on and on. How many of you want, no NEED, to keep them clean as they navigate outside and throughout your house?

Great SAVINGS in February!
Great SAVINGS in February!

Norwex makes it easy with the Pet Mitt and Towel. You can easily wipe wet bellies and paws after a walk, or dry your pets after a bath. And that Pet Mitt, made of Norwex fantastic microfiber, REALLY pulls the dirt out of a furry coat.

This month the Pet Mitt and Towel are on special. Save some money and keep your pets, and thus your home, clean!

 

Care and Feeding of your Norwex

There’s not a lot to it. All you need to do is properly wash and dry your microfiber when it gets dirty. Use Norwex Laundry Detergent for best results, but that isn’t necessary.

  1. No bleach
  2. No fabric softeners or dryer sheets

That’s it! Simple.

Download and print as your reminder
Download and print as your reminder

Q. How often should you wash your Norwex?
A. Wash when it gets dirty. If you use it regularly wash every 1-2 weeks. Or if you prefer wash it every time you use it.

Norwex microfiber is good for 500 washings, so you can  “Keep It Clean” however you prefer.

Results

When you spend your hard-earned dollars on a product, you want it to work right? I get it – I’m the same way. I will tell you I was not too thrilled that my first purchase of Norwex was going to cost me over $30. I mean, how could those cloths do any better job than what I was getting from my recycled rags I was using at home? BOY was I wrong!!!

Enviro cloth and Water!
Enviro cloth and Water!

Norwex microfiber gets results. A picture is worth 1000 words…

Magnetic Duo!

This Dynamic Duo is on special in February – but available anytime! Use the Magnetic enviro cloth to clean – then attach it to your refrigerator or washer. There is a small magnet in one corner so I keep mine hanging in my kitchen where it’s really handy for the unexpected spills and messes on the floor. When I’m done I just hang it back on my fridge.

February 2017 Customer Special
February 2017 Customer Special

Use the Purple Polish cloth to do just that – polish!! What you ask? Polish anything to a streak-free shine; windows, mirrors, stainless appliances, granite counter tops, faucets. The list is endless.

Use the Magnetic Duo to clean and shine ALL the windows in your home.