Necessity is the mother of invention, and that is how Family Keep Clean Company was born. Suddenly, and seemingly without warning, we realized amidst the COVID 19 Pandemic Lockdown, that our family was facing a problem that soon threatened to reach catastrophic proportions. I unexpectedly suffered a debilitating illness and upon returning home from the hospital, discovered that I had become highly allergic and reactive to chemicals in products of any kind that I came into contact with. Even my clothes and sheets had to be replaced with natural organic materials or I would break out in hideous rashes that would not heal for weeks and were both itchy and painful. At the same time, COVID conditions demanded frequent cleaning, sanitizing and deodorizing of everything and everyone that came into our home. Ongoing use of sanitizing gels and harsh soaps and cleaning products were making me and my family miserable. Our two huge Shepards, Panther and Storm, were suffering too also! Both were itching, scratching, biting and of course, shedding like crazy. We were becoming desperate.
We scoured the internet for solutions and searched for products that were made from natural organic ingredients and were at least as effective as chemically based commercial products (but better for our family and for our community ). Every product we came across contained chemicals irritants, was sold out or didn’t meet the FDA Sanitation Guidelines (insert link here). One day, the very last drop of the only bottle of sanitizer in the house was gone. The news announced a national shortage of FDA approved cleaning supplies that would last until 2021… it was the summer of 2020.
We started doing research like mad scientists. The next thing you know, we began our first product trials and met with outstanding outcomes. Soon, our friends and family noted that we loved using our new sanitizers in gorgeous glass bottles and we didn’t seem to be bothered by all the cleaning and wiping and didn’t have dry, sticky or stinky residue left on our hands. Every friend, and friends of friends wanted one too…
At the same time, both of our dogs were positively gleaming and clean enough to sleep in our beds every night. How could this be possible? As pet parents know, the proper grooming of their furry family members may involve so many enormous challenges when the scratching, biting and shedding can drive you to tears . Many families added pups and kitties to their households but the resources to care for them in a Pandemic when the most stringent grooming standards was urgently required, simply didn’t appear in the marketplace.
WE KNEW WE HAD TO SHARE OUR CREATIONS WITH OUR COMMUNITY!
We are working tirelessly to help stop the spread of COVID by making cleaning and sanitizing a delightful experience that leaves your life a little better than it was. All our products are built on a foundation of organic therapeutic grade essential oils, and contain no chemical preservatives or artificial fragrances or coloring agents. All of our delicious scents are created by Nature and provide incredible health benefits of aromatherapy in every bottle. We curate collections for every member of your circle of love, that make them happy, healthy and clean. Our Signature Line and Lux Line of products are loved by both children and adults of every age.
We are wholeheartedly committed to the continued wellbeing of our pets, and count them as FAMILY. Our FURREVER FAMILY grooming and hygiene products are alcohol free, created especially for dogs and cats and cater to their unique needs. Pet parents love the results and pets love the experience.
The Family Keep Clean Company is a mother and daughter enterprise and a minority, woman owned and operated business, located in Oakland California. Everything we make is freshly made by hand, cruelty free, vegan, green and sustainable. We utilize ingredients, products and practices that are good for us, our animals and for our Earth.