Commercial cleaners can be expensive and harmful to your health. The good news is that you can make natural cleaners from the comfort of your own home, which are effective, affordable, and safe for your health.
Below are 5 simple DIY recipes that you can use to replace your toxic home cleaners.
- All-purpose cleaner recipe
Ingredients: 1/2 cup vinegar, 1/2 gallon water, 1/4 cup baking soda or 2 tsp borax
How to use: Mix the baking soda/borax and vinegar into the water. Add the all-purpose cleaner mixture into a spray bottle and begin cleaning.
- Window cleaner recipe
Ingredients: 1/4 cup vinegar, 2 cups water, 1/2 tsp natural liquid soap
How to use: Add all the ingredients into a spray bottle and shake well to blend. Spray the mixture directly onto the window and wipe. Do not clean windows when it is hot, as the window cleaner will dry quickly when sprayed, leaving streaks.
- Laundry detergent recipe
Ingredients: 1/2 cup washing soda, 1/2 cup borax, 1 cup ivory soap
How to use: Mix all the ingredients together. Use 1 tbsp of the mixture for light loads, and 2 tbsp of the mixture for heavy loads.
- Grease cleaner recipe
Ingredients: 1 tbsp natural dish liquid, 2 cups hot water, 1 tsp borax
How to use: Mix the ingredients together in a spray bottle, and then spray directly on the grease spill/stain. Let the mixture sit for around 20 minutes before wiping it off with a cloth.
- Carpet stains recipe
Ingredients: 1/4 cup white vinegar, 1/4 cup water, small bucket with warm soapy water
How to use: Mix the water and white vinegar in a spray bottle, and then spray the mixture directly on the carpet stain. Let the mixture sit for 10 minutes before cleaning it with a sponge or brush and some warm soapy water.
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