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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Homemade fabric softener

Instead of tossing down for name-brand fabric softener, make your own softening solution that leaves clothes wonderfully downy. The recipe is simple and you’ll never be disappointed. This formula is always a winner. Try it! Made from all-natural ingredients, this eco-friendly fabric softener helps fluff and freshen your clothes without artificial fragrances or ingredients. Vinegar is a natural softening agent, …

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Homemade leather cleaner

Make your leather furniture look brand-new with this eco-friendly leather cleaner. And this quick clean is a must do during the hot summer months. Along with cleaning and organizing your home, keeping your leather furniture in great shape is a must once the weather starts getting warmer. Fresh Spring air and hot summer sun can cause cracks and dryness in …

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Eco-friendly metal pot and pan cleaner

We’ve all got a few pots and pans hiding that could use a good scrubbing, which makes this amazing metal cleaner the perfect thing to have them looking like new in no time. We’ve all got a few pots and pans lurking that aren’t as shiny as they used to be. Instead of heading to the store for new ones, …

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Homemade hardwood floor cleaner

I have tried everything to get my hardwood floors clean after the snow and salt left them so filthy and but everything I tried kept leaving a film of grime that wouldn’t go away. I tried this homemade solution minus the essential oils and while it didn’t smell the best, my floors came out super clean and no more grime! …

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Remove hard water stains with this DIY Epsom Salt scrub

If you’ve got tile in your tub or glass shower doors that show each and every hard water stain, here’s a simple Epsom salt scrub that will make things sparkle. If you’ve got glass shower doors or tiles that show every hard water stain in your bathroom, then you understand the constant frustration of keeping everything looking clean. Hard water …

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Homemade nontoxic bleach

This nontoxic homemade bleach is ideal for any home. Try this magic recipe and get rid off any unwanted stain. Instead of reaching for harsh bleach that instantly discolors anything it touches and can be toxic if ingested, try making your own homemade blend instead. Made from natural and safe ingredients, this homemade bleach cleans and lifts stains without harsh …

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How to turn baking soda into washing soda

If you’ve come across washing soda in a cleaning recipe and didn’t understand what the difference was from baking soda, then look no further. Washing soda is natural cleaning booster that elevates favorite products. What makes baking soda different from washing soda? Water and carbon dioxide. OK, here are the technicals — baking soda’s chemical makeup is NaHCO3, while washing …

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Homemade antifungal mold and mildew spray

While I was reading this blog I have learned something new specially in cleaning the house. It’s very much important that our house should always look good. If you’re sick and tired of treating mold and mildew in your space, DIY this antifungal spray that keeps it from taking over damp spots. Although this helpful cleaner won’t get rid of …

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