Many people are sensitive to the by products of commercial cleaners , If you are one of them then you have landed on the right page. I have pulled together a collection of DIY house cleaner recipes for you to browse .
25 DIY Green Cleaning Recipes For the Whole House | Apartment …
There was a time (many years ago now) when I defined effective cleaning by how the air smelled. It’s not really clean unless I can smell the chemicals! Thankfully, that is no longer the standard by which I measure the cleaning prowess of the solutions I’m using. In fact, I now do everything in my power to avoid those toxic chemicals I believe are harmful to my health and the health of the environment. Why? Because you can make your own cleaners with items from your pantry that work just as well and smell better!
If you’re starting a DIY green cleaners pantry, the following are the top ingredients you’ll want to have around. Some combination of these ingredients will make you almost all of the recipes you find below!
• Baking Soda • White Vinegar • Hydrogen peroxide • Borax • Essential oils, like tea tree oil, lavender oil, eucalyptus oil, or lemongrass oil • Castile soap (like Dr. Bronner’s) • Fresh herbs, citrus, or citrus peels • Olive or vegetable oil • Water
Here are another 5 Quick DIY house cleaner recipes that might interest you.
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Remember, it is wise to use these as a compliment to products you buy in-store. Store bought products and homemade products both serve a purpose. I use about 50% store bought and 50% homemade cleaners in my house. If you want to print off these recipes and keep them handy, check out our free printable, here!
The 4 key ingredients you’ll require are:
Baking soda – abrasion, deodorizing, great for replacing a scouring powder. It’s not actually used in any of the recipes but can be used to boost cleaning power by sprinkling on a sprayed surface.
30 DIY Green Cleaners + Green Cleaning Guide | HelloGlow.co
Everybody wants to find greener, more eco-friendly cleaning methods, but it can be difficult to know where to start. It’s so easy to just grab products off the shelf without thinking; there’s also a perception that cleaning the green way is costly, ineffective and time-consuming—but it’s not! In fact, since you can use so many of the same (inexpensive) recipes for all your green-cleaning concoctions, the cost can be much lower.
Don’t find the smell of vinegar pleasant ? Try to use the method discussed in the post below to stop your house from smelling like a pickle factory.
How to Make Vinegar Cleaning Spray (That Smells Good!) | Kitchn
Vinegar is a safe and effective cleaner for pretty much any surface in your house (except marble). Its only downside is being really stinky. After scrubbing down toilets and sinks, I want my house to smell clean and fresh — not like a giant pickle.
Infusing vinegar is the perfect way to combine vinegar’s natural cleansing and disinfecting benefits with a much more pleasant aromatherapy experience.
This recipe calls for lemon and thyme for a natural way to clean counters and leave a fresh lemon scent.