Homemade cleaning wipes for bathroom surfaces

To create disinfectant wipes for the bathroom, you need a bowl and spatula to mix the ingredients, a plastic or glass container with lid, and the ingredients: – 1/2 cup lemon juice squeezed and well filter – 1/2 cup warm water – 1 cup white distilled vinegar – 1 tablespoon alcohol – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1 teaspoon liquid …

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How to clean plexiglass with homemade products

The plexiglass is a material commonly used in windows, granite and similar surfaces. It is very similar to glass, but lasts longer and has more flexibility, which reduces the risk of cracks and breakages. Many commercial glass cleaners are safe for use on plexiglass surfaces, but these items also have chemicals. Instead of them you can create your own cleaner …

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DIY garbage disposal refreshers

If you’re finding the mixture too soft, or it’s not drying, try upping the baking soda and salt by a tablespoon each. And if you want extra lemon scent, add the zest of a second lemon. Humidity can make it tough for these to harden, so finding a nice, dry spot helps them set without crumbling. The lemon peel helps …

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Clean your dishwasher with homemade baking soda bombs

Valuable info in this article. You can use any essential oil you like except for maybe cinnamon or banana which may damage the inside of your dishwasher. Oh and I think this is NOT for peeps with stainless steel dishwasher interiors. When your dishwasher isn’t wafting the freshest scent or cleaning your dishes as it should, giving it a good …

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Tips for cleaning with isopropyl alcohol

The rubbing alcohol is the common name of isopropyl alcohol. This affordable and easy-to-get has many properties that make it a powerful cleaning agent. It has antiseptic qualities that allow you to eliminate bacteria. You can also remove oil and dirt from hard surfaces. Here are a few tips for using isopropyl alcohol for cleaning the house. Cleaning chrome and …

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Easy DIY steps to deep clean your faucet

Along with helping to wash your hands, your faucet needs a cleaning too. Follow these easy steps to keep it wonderfully fresh. For every sink there’s a faucet — but do you give it a good cleaning every time you wash your sink? Along with scouring the outside of your faucet, there are a few other spots that need a …

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How to clean your garbage disposal

Take a few moments to give your garbage disposal a deep cleaning, which keeps it running wonderfully for years to come. Your garbage disposal does the important job of keeping big chunks of waste from getting clogged in your pipes. That means it’s a smart idea to keep it nice and clean so it can work properly. Along with refreshing …

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Homemade cleaning products VS commercial products – Advantages and disadvantages

Cleaning products may contain different combinations of acids, chemicals and natural enzymes that disinfect surfaces and dissolve dirt. Commercial cleaning items such as Ajax, Clorox and Lysol, are products used to clean different surfaces. The household cleaning products may also be able to disinfect and dissolve dirt, although they are fairly inexpensive compared to commercial products. When you decide if …

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Homemade eco-friendly liquid dish soap

This looks like a really cool recipe. I just wanted to advise to let you know, though: if you include the vinegar, it will neutralize the cleaning power of both the castile soap and the washing soda. Soap (not detergent, just soaps), washing soda, and baking soda too, are all bases. Vinegar, lemon juice, etc. are acids. Put together, both …

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Homemade dry carpet cleaner

Here is a good recipe of a homemade dry carpet cleaner for fresh and clean rugs. Although is not quite a smell good recipe, it is quite effective. There’s nothing worse than a carpet that doesn’t smell fresh, especially when it’s a wall-to-wall rug. You can’t pick it up and give it a shake or a quick shampoo. Instead of …

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Homemade free odor refrigerator cleaner

Using non toxic or synthetic products you can get your fridge clean and free of odor. You just need 3 ingredients you already have at home in order to have a clean and disinfected fridge to keep your food safely. You need: – 400 ml water – 200 ml of white vinegar – 12 drops of lemon essential oil How …

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Homemade stain remover

Although this is a really good cleaning recipe, be aware of the fact that hydrogen peroxide is also used to highlight. So it can ruin color/fabric. Also you can use some vinegar and rub into strain then wash or use dark soda, rub in and put in wash. It always seems to happen: the minute you put on a new …

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Homemade natural liquid laundry detergent

I love how easy this was to make and I love the results when using it, however, after a few weeks all of the borax and washing soda seemed to have undissolved and clumped together. I use a drink dispenser to dispense this and have noticed I have to stir it all back together before using it but the other …

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Homemade furniture polish

Here is a nice homemade furniture polish recipe. Try it and your furniture will shine like new. If you’ve got wood furniture that needs a bit of buffing, then instead of reaching for that sticky stuff in the spray bottle, make your own homemade furniture polish with ingredients you probably have in your pantry. It’s like making a special salad …

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Homemade powerful carpet cleaner

If you are looking to do DIY carpet cleaning, this article has a lot of info on carpet cleaning and what you should or shouldn’t use in your carpet. If you have pets, you absolutely do not want to use vinegar! It’s inevitable; stuff spills or you track in mud by mistake on a rainy afternoon. When this happens at …

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