The market for household cleaners is competitive, to say the least. But a product that cleans the house is held in high regard in another way. Because our homes are so precious to us, anything that helps us to maintain them to a high standard is going to be held to a different standard as well. This is because trust is involved as a product that will prove itself to be worthy of keeping your home clean and healthy is valued so highly. Selling in this market is going to be tough but it's not unbreakable. People are always looking out for something new that will perhaps give their house a different shine, sparkle and smell. There are products that specifically only work on some materials so as our homes become more complex and we start using different materials for our decor, more niches open up. There are however some universal rules for a household product that it's a good idea to respect and follow.
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Manufacturing Your Household Cleaning Product To Be Sturdy
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Tough and ready
The more a product is a part of a home the more it's going to be used, moved, generally knocked around. It may be stored silently in a special cabinet but when it's being used, the product bottle, tub, box, or any other package that it's stored in needs to be tough and ready to go. See-through plastics are great if you want to show off your product such as if it is a vibrant color. Other times it might be for practical reasons such as bottles that show the user how much is left inside. Polypropylene is the hard plastic that you should use for bottles, tubs, cases and boxes. Polytetrafluoroethylene is used for heat-resistant and strong products that are good for acidic chemical products. Whatever kind of material you use it must be both tough enough to survive someone stepping or sitting on it. Equally, it must be able to not corrode due to the cleaning chemicals inside.
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Using in adverse conditions
Most people will clean their homes when they are pushed to by the environment. There’s always a cultural respect for spring cleaning but really, we like to clean our homes when they are made dirty by adverse conditions. Rain, snow and hail are the main culprits that make our homes filthy from the inside and out. The windows will get splashed and dirty and grime is able to spread around the window sill and glass. When it's been snowing the slush gets mixed up with the grit and we drag gunk into our homes when we don’t wipe our feet properly on the welcome mat. Regardless of what weather condition it is outside, we need to use our household cleaning products to maintain a clean home. You certainly don’t want the product to start falling apart in your hand so waterproof labels are an absolute must. It's fast and easy ordering and the labels are made sure they’re durable. With over 50,000 customers using their labels, that’s a pretty big endorsement. Companies know that customers will not buy their products again if they are made from low-quality materials and badly put together.
Cleaning the home is already a chore, nobody needs products that aren’t ready for a little rough and tumble. Make sure the material you make your product from is rugged and doesn’t begin to wither away easily.
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