making your own natural cleaning solutions provides your home with eco-friendly cleaning that is gentle and powerful, without the chemicals or toxic fumes. check the contents under your sink or pantry and you'll likely find the economical, nontoxic ingredients that work alone or in combination to effectively make your home shine
some of the items in your pantry like baking soda and vinegar work as effective cleaners and, even better, cost next to nothing. so the next time you're staring down a big mess but you're out of your favorite product, don't run to the store try one mixing up one of these diy standbys instead.
make your own cleaning products 3 tbsp liquid castile soap. 2 cups warm water. 2 tsp glycerine. 2 tbsp. white vinegar. 10 drops lavender essential oil.
instead, make your own natural glass cleaner. heres how: mix 1/2 gallon of hot water, two tablespoons vinegar, and either four tablespoons lemon juice or 10 drops lemon essential oil. another eco-friendly glass cleaner formula uses one cup water, one cup rubbing alcohol, and one tablespoon vinegar.
copper: soak a cotton rag in a pot of boiling water with 1 tablespoon salt and 1 cup of white vinegar. apply to copper while hot; let cool, then wipe clean. for tougher jobs, sprinkle baking soda or lemon juice on a soft cloth, then wipe. for copper cookware, sprinkle a lemon wedge with salt, then scrub.
you can make your own homemade cleaning products quite easily and cheaply, that are as effective as any shop bought chemical cleaner, so ive got a host of recipes here for your kitchen and bathroom, and for doing laundry and the dishes. theyll soon have your house sparkling
a shower is supposed to make you feel clean, but its hard to feel clean when your tub and shower are full of grime, mildew, and soap scum. fortunately, theres an affordable, effective solution. supplies. liquid dish soap; white vinegar; spray bottle; microfiber cloth or other cleaning cloth; water; funnel or measuring cup; instructions. heat the vinegar. in a microwave-safe dish ideally a measuring cup with a spout , heat a quarter-cup of vinegar until it is extremely hot.
make your own eco-friendly cleaning products 1. it uses less plastic. 2. its cheaper. 3. less harsh chemicals. 4. they smell lovely. 5. some homemade products work better.
the combinations of these and a few more items result in cheap, safe, and eco-friendly cleaning products that can be used as: all-purpose cleaners for an all-purpose cleaner, all you need is vinegar, baking soda, and water.
mix the vinegar, essential oils and a little water before adding baking soda in a clean spray bottle glass is best . then fill to top with water. i use about a 12 oz bottle. gently shake to mix ingredients, and then spray, wipe with a cloth, and allow it to dry.