Do you have the Chenille Hand Towel? Don’cha love it?!! I know I do! It’s sooooo very soft. Plus convenient to hang and use – and it’s always where you need it! I keep one on the handle of my oven where it’s really convenient to give my hands a quick dry.
Put one on your bathroom towel rack. Hang one off a stroller when you take the kids for a walk. Convenient to dry messy hands.
Are you familiar with the Norwex Envirowand? Consider it magical – I do! And look – it BENDS!!!
This green beauty is so very versatile! Use it to dust high places, bend it to clean ceiling fan blades and hanging light fixtures. If you have the mop you can attach it to the end of the mop to reach high spots on your ceilings and walls. Get rid of those pesky cobwebs up high!!
When you’re done remove the dust with The Rubber Brush or whack it on the side of your house to clean. The green sleeve comes off to wash. Pop it in the washer with all your other dirty Norwex.
Here’s what else you can clean with the envirowand that you MAY NOT have thought of:
your dryer vent from the outside
remove the lint trap from your dryer and clean inside the dryer
I do not like microfiber, but I LOVE Norwex!! Why? How is Norwex different? There are technical and factual reasons which I’ll outline later in this post – but the real difference is that IT ACTUALLY CLEANS SURFACES! I can clean my patio doors, inside and out, in 5 minutes. And I clean the rest of my windows using just two Norwex cloths (read Basic Package) and water. It takes soooo little time to clean the windows, and when I’m done, no streaks! NO kidding!
Norwex microfiber is so incredibly micro – the fibers are at least 1/200th the width of a human hair! Yeah – that thin!! I don’t know anybody or anything who is that thin – do you? LOL
And notice how those fibers are woven? The fibers grab everything out of all the pores on the surfaces they touch.
The best part is all you need is water. You no longer have to shop for cleaning chemicals; no trips to the stores, no bringing home cleaners to spray all over and inhale. JUST WATER! That’s definitely the best part.
Did you know that water is really quite a good cleaner all by itself? One article indicates water alone gets hands 4 times cleaner than not washing – WOW! If that’s the case, then why do we need soap? It turns out soap makes water ‘wetter’ – or gives water the ability to dissolve dirt to get rinsed away.
The ingredients in soap that helps water work better are called surfactants; SURFace ACTive AgeNTS. There are complicated chemical processes that happen when soap is added to water. The water molecules have their surface tension reduced allowing water to work better, and the soap binds to the dirt. Then we rinse and the dirt goes away with the soap!
You can clean your home with just water and Norwex microfiber. I found this hard to believe when I first encountered Norwex over 3 years ago. Then I got my first Norwex cloth, a blue kitchen cloth BTW, I took it home and started wiping things in my kitchen – WITH JUST WATER!! I couldn’t believe it!
Many of you have Norwex microfiber that you’ve used and abused, wiping up spills and messes all over the house! Has your Norwex become stiff, smelly or crusty feeling? If so chances are the microfiber has gotten full of gunk! Let’s get it cleaned up – here are the instructions. (Deep Clean no more than 4 times annually.)
Get a heat-resistant bowl, or plug up a sink.
Gather your Norwex cloths that need a deep clean.
You’ll also need some Norwex Laundry detergent.
Boil enough water to fill your bowl or sink.
Put about 1/4 teaspoon of Norwex Laundry Detergent in the vessel.
Pour a small amount of boiling water on the laundry detergent to get suds started.
Put the Norwex cloths in the vessel and pour boiling water to fill.
Soak until cool. Stirring occasionally.
Rinse cloths until water runs clear.
Repeat as necessary until water is clear.
Launder cloths and pop in the dryer when process is complete.