American Cleaning Institute - For Better Living
  January/February 2017 Issue
Cleaning Matters
Laundry HOLIDAY STAINS ARE SO 2016. Holiday stains are no match for ACI’s Stain Removal Chart. Whether gravy, candle wax, wine, or chocolate, this handy guide will help get those stains out in no time. Caution: check to see if the stain has been removed before adding to the dryer. If the stain remains, wash again since dryer heat can permanently set some stains.
Handwashing BEST WAY TO PREVENT THE FLU = HANDWASHING. We’re right in the middle of flu season. Even if you and your family received a flu vaccine, you still need to protect yourself against the spread of winter illnesses. Refresh your own handwashing habits and help your children learn hand hygiene with ACI‘s "At Your Finger-Tips" infographic.
Surfaces RECOVER AFTER THE HOLIDAYS. The holidays can do a number on your home! Between houseguests, holiday feasts, and kids on school breaks, your house probably need some TLC. ACI offers tips for cleaning up after houseguests, storing holiday decorations, and more.
Dishes SCORE BIG WITH DISHWASHER SAFETY. Whether preparing for a big Super Bowl Sunday party, or planning a romantic Valentine’s Day for two, here are some reminders on how to safely load your dishwasher so you can get back to enjoying your special occasion.
Awards APPLY TODAY FOR THE HEALTHY SCHOOLS, HEALTHY PEOPLE IT’S A SNAP! NATIONAL AWARD from ACI and CDC. Schools K-12 who create a handwashing campaign can earn national recognition and an all-expense paid trip for 3 to Washington, DC or Atlanta, GA for their efforts to help improve health by making hand cleaning an integral part of the school day. The deadline is January 31, so apply today!
Ask Nancy This year my resolution is to do a better job keeping my home clean and organized. Things always get so cluttered once the kids go back to school after the holidays. Do you have tips for how to start the year off on the right foot? Click here to find out.
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