Journey to a Non-Toxic Home: The Room-by-Room Guide to a Natural, Healthy Home

Journey to a Non-Toxic Home: The Room-by-Room Guide to a Natural, Healthy Home

by Sarah UmmYusuf
Journey to a Non-Toxic Home: The Room-by-Room Guide to a Natural, Healthy Home

Journey to a Non-Toxic Home: The Room-by-Room Guide to a Natural, Healthy Home

by Sarah UmmYusuf


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Journey to a Non-Toxic Home

You want to protect your family from harmful chemicals.

But you're feeling overwhelmed and don't know where to start.

This book can help.

Journey to a Non-Toxic Home is a practical guide that will help you slowly and gradually remove harmful chemicals from your home and replace them with safer, more natural alternatives.

In 16 easy-to-read chapters, you'll learn:

  • What's hiding in your household products and how they affect your health
  • How to read labels like a boss and avoid tricky marketing tactics
  • The signature 5-step formula that banishes overwhelm and confusion
  • How to make your own cleaning products with simple ingredients
  • How to choose store-bought products that are truly safe and non-toxic

By the end of Journey to a Non-Toxic Home, you'll have the drive and motivation you need to finally embark on your own journey with confidence and peace of mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781777515409
Publisher: Nurtured Life Publishing
Publication date: 01/21/2021
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Sarah UmmYusuf, a wife and mother of three, is a writer and teacher who loves helping people take charge of their family's health. She created her blog, Nature's Nurture, in 2011 to document her journey to a non-toxic home, and has helped countless others start their own journeys. When she's not busy reading product labels or making her own cleaning products, you can find her chasing after her kiddos and drinking lots and lots of coffee.

Follow her on Instagram at @naturesnurture and read her helpful blog at

Table of Contents

Author's Note


How to Use This Book

Part I: The Truth About Household Products

CHAPTER 1: Can Our Cleaning Products Make Us Sick?

CHAPTER 2: What Is Hiding in Our Household Products?

CHAPTER 3: Safety Testing...Or a Lack Thereof

CHAPTER 4: How to Read Labels Like a Boss

CHAPTER 5: The Worst Offenders

CHAPTER 6: What About the Germs?

Part II: Planning Your Journey

CHAPTER 7: Discovering Your "Why"

CHAPTER 8: Shifting Your Mindset

CHAPTER 9: The Roadmap for Success

CHAPTER 10: Getting Your Family on Board

Part III:Room-by-Room Analysis

CHAPTER 11: The Kitchen

All-Purpose Cleaner

Cleaning Wipes

Dish Soap (Foam)

Dish Soap (Liquid)

Dishwasher Detergent (Liquid)

Dishwasher Detergent (Powder & Tabs)

Dishwasher Rinse Aid

Disinfectant Spray

Drain Cleaner

Granite Cleaner

Grout Cleaner

Scrubbing Powder

Oven Cleaner

Plastic Containers

CHAPTER 12: The Bathroom

All-Purpose Bathroom Cleaner

Cleaning Scrub

Daily Shower Spray

Disinfectant Spray

Hand Soap (Foam)

Hand Soap (Liquid)

Hard Water Stain Remover

Mould Remover

Toilet Bowl Cleaner Gel (Regular)

Toilet Bowl Cleaner Gel (Extra Strength)

Toilet Bowl Cleaner (Spray)

Shower Curtains

CHAPTER 13: The Laundry Room

Laundry Stripping Solution

Dryer Sheets

Fabric Softener

Laundry Boosters & Bleach Alternatives

Laundry Detergent (Liquid)

Laundry Detergent (Powder)

Stain Pre-Soak Solution

Stain Remover & Pre-Treater

CHAPTER 14: The Living Areas

Air Freshener & Fabric Spray

Other Air Freshener Options

Air Purifying Houseplants

Carpet & Mattress Refresher

Carpet Shampoo (For Machines)

Carpet Stain Remover

Steam Iron Trick for Carpets

Floor Cleaner Guide

Glass & Window Cleaner

Pest Control Spray

Wood Furniture Polish

Part IV:Putting It All Together

CHAPTER 15: Taking the First Step

CHAPTER 16: Forging Your Own Path



Ingredients List

Equipment List

Supplies List

Where to Buy Safer Products

Directory of Safer Products

Essential Oils for Cleaning

Safety Information

Additional Resources



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