Admit it, Household cleaning is a dreadful task. Add to that a bunch of harmful chemicals that you use for cleaning, it’s not plain boring anymore, it’s dangerous. Yes, you will be surprised by the quantity of harmful chemicals that get leftover in your home once the cleaning is done. These chemicals are quite harmful for kids, pets and for you too. Instead of going for these store bought harmful stuff, you can easily make your own household cleaners by just following these simple recipes.
List Of 6 Cleaning Recipes You Can Make At Home
You will need 1 teaspoon each of borax and washing soda, half cup white vinegar, 2 cups hot water, few drops of your favorite essential oil, some liquid castile soap and a spray bottle for making this cleaner. Mix together all borax, soap, washing soda, white vinegar together in a bowl and stir well. Slowly add hot water and keep stirring. Allow the mixture to cool and add some essential oil. Take the mixture in a spray bottle and use it for cleaning the bathroom. You can also use simple baking soda and white vinegar for cleaning the toilet bowl. Sprinkle some baking soda in the toilet bowl and pour some white vinegar on top of it. Once the bubbling stops, use a brush to scrub the toilet.
You will need 2 cups of borax and 1 cup of baking soda for making this super easy carpet cleaner. Just mix the ingredients together and add a few drops of your favorite essential oil. Take care while choosing the essential oil as some of them might not be safe for kids, pregnant women or pets. Sprinkle the mixture over the carpet and let it sit for about half hour and then vacuum it up.
You will need 2 cups each of washing soda and borax, a few teaspoons of baking soda and castile bar soap. Grate the bar soap or grind it using a food processor. Now, mix together all the ingredients and store it in an air tight container. You can also add in a few drops of your favorite essential oil or use natural scented bar soap.
You will need half cup of liquid castile soap, 1/8 cup of water, a few drops of your favorite essential oil and 1 teaspoon vinegar for making this dish soap. Mix all the ingredients together and store it in a bottle. You can use this dish soap the same way as you would use your regular one.
Multi-Purpose Citrus Scented Cleaner
You will need orange peels, salt, white vinegar, water and a few drops of your favorite essential oil for making this cleaner. Fill up a glass jar with orange peels and sprinkle some salt on them. Let the orange peels sit for about half an hour. Now, fill the jar with white vinegar. You may fill it up with equal parts vinegar and water if you wish. Now, close the glass jar and let the mixture sit for about 2 to 3 weeks. Squeeze the peels and strain the solution. Take this solution in a spray bottle and get ready to blow away the dirt and grime.
You will need ¼ cup of rubbing alcohol and white vinegar, I tablespoon corn starch and 2 cups of warm water. Combine all the ingredients together and pour the mixture in a spray bottle. The corn starch tends to settle at the bottom, so make sure you shake the bottle well before each use. Use this solution for cleaning your glass and be surprised.