5 Homemade Cleaning Products You Can Make Today

July 20, 2019

Give the Earth a big boost to its health (our planet really needs it!) by creating non-toxic, homemade cleaning products that save money, reduce packaging waste and improve your home’s indoor air quality.

1. All-Purpose Cleaner

  • One cup of vinegar
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • One gallon distilled water

This cleaner won’t irritate your skin or overwhelm you with noxious fumes. Use it to polish chrome fixtures, remove water stains on shower doors and clean windows to a streak-free shine.

2. Carpet Stain Remover

  • One cup water
  • One cup vinegar

Spray this solution on stains, wait five or ten minutes and then sponge the area with warm water and homemade dish soap.

3. Homemade Dish Soap

Make fresh-smelling dish soap by mixing one cup of liquid castile soap, 1/4 cup of distilled water, eight drops of an essential oil (orange or lemon) and two teaspoons of made-from-scratch citrus cleaner.

4. Citrus Cleaner

Clean all surfaces in your home with this wonderful smelling citrus cleaner containing:

  • One cup grated orange peels
  • One teaspoon of table salt
  • One cup of vinegar
  • One cup of distilled water
  • Ten drops of an essential oil

5. Linoleum or Vinyl Floor Cleaner

Clean and polish floors by mixing:

  • One gallon of very warm water
  • One cup of vinegar
  • Ten drops of baby oil

For grimy floors, add 1/3 cup of borax.

More Tips for Cleaning Green Style

Need to clean your oven but dread getting choked by commercial oven spray fumes? Just combine two tablespoons of baking soda, two tablespoons of salt and one cup of hot water. Mix ingredients until a paste forms and apply the paste with a damp cloth. Now you can get that dirty oven clean without holding your breath!

Dissolve mattress stains with a mixture of eight ounces of peroxide, three tablespoons of baking soda and four drops of homemade dish soap. After spraying the stain, it should vanish in 15 minutes. Be aware that the solution you made only remains effective for about a half hour before the baking soda and peroxide become inert

For more information about environmentally friendly cleaning products, contact Mopfrog today.                       

 

 

 

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