House Cleaning Facts
51% vs 20%
On average, 51% of women do housework daily, compared with only 20% of men.
Average time spent on household activities.
Women 2.6 Hours per day
Men 2.0 Hours per day
47% of cohabitating couples argue about cleaning.
What they argue about-
Who Should Clean? 27%
How Often? 24%
How to Clean? 17%
Green Cleaning is a rapidly growing sector in the housekeeping industry.
Green cleaning companies use environmentally-friendly ingredients and chemicals to preserve human health and environmental quality. 50% West Coast 40% East Coast Percentage of cleaning companies that offer green clean services.
One of the greatest benefits of green cleaning is improved indoor air quality.
The average person spends 87% of their time indoors. 87%
69 percent is spent at home. 18 percent is spent at other indoor location.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air inside a typical home is 200%-500% more polluted than the air outside. This is due largely to toxic household cleaning products.
More than 184,000 tons of household cleaning products are poured down the drain each year nationwide. 184,000 tons.
That�۪s over 1,000,000 pounds a day!
The benefits of green cleaning
1. Reduces exposure to airborne dust and toxic chemicals.
2. Reduced incidence of asthma attacks caused by dust and chemical allergens.
3. Reduces the negative environmental effects of toxic household cleaning products.