Natural and safe DIY home cleaning products
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Natural and safe DIY home cleaning products

Being Eco has become a trend – more and more people are paying attention to taking care of the environment. Eco-friendly cleaning products are a great alternative to chemical detergents. How can you make eco-friendly cleaning products?

All-purpose cleaner

This spray is great for cleaning countertops, furniture fronts, bathroom fixtures and toilets.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup vinegar or 5 teaspoons citric acid,
  • ½ cup lukewarm boiled water,
  • 10 drops of essential oil such as lemon or lavender.

Method of making:

Mix all the ingredients in an atomizer bottle. Leave for a while.

Cleaning paste

Restores shine to your sink, shower tray, bathtub and kitchen wall tiles.

Ingredients:

  • 100 g baking soda,
  • 50 ml of gray soap or 50 g of gray soap grated and dissolved in warm water (1:1 ratio),
  • 10 drops of essential oil such as rose or flower oil.

Method of making:

Mix all the ingredients together and put them in a tightly closed container. This paste can be stored for up to a year.

Dishwasher powder

In most Polish taps, water is hard. Therefore, it is worth changing the proportions of salt and soda to soften the water properly.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of soda ash,
  • 1 glass of baking soda,
  • 1 cup table salt,
  • 3 tablespoons of fine grated gray soap,
  • 15 drops of essential oil.

Method of making:

Mix all ingredients in a large plastic or glass bowl.

Transfer to a resealable plastic box or weka jar.

Dosage:

One heaping tablespoon into a tablet container.

Homemade glass cleaner

DIY glass cleaner can be made in two ways:

Vinegar glass cleaner

Ingredients:

  • 0.5 L of warm water,
  • 1 cup of vinegar.

Method of making:

Mix the water and vinegar in an atomizer bottle.

From hydrogen peroxide and essential oil

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml of 3% oxidized water,
  • 450 ml of cold water,
  • 2 drops of essential oil.

Method of making:

Mix all the ingredients in an atomizer bottle.

Oil for cleaning furniture

Before using the paste, first apply it on a not very visible part of the furniture and see how it reacts

Ingredients:

  • 5 teaspoons of linseed oil or grape seed oil,
  • 3 tablespoons of vinegar or lemon juice,
  • 10 drops of essential oil.

Method:

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a jar and cap it – it is important that all the ingredients are at the same temperature.
  2. Shake it until all the ingredients are combined.
  3. The oil should have the consistency of mayonnaise.

Homemade laundry powder

Homemade laundry powder should be mixed with rubber gloves (can irritate hands).

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of baking soda,
  • 1 cup of sodium percarbonate,
  • 1 cup of borax.

Method of making:

Mix all the ingredients together. Then transfer to a tightly sealed box.

Dosage:

¼ cup per wash.

Toilet Bowls

They are great for fighting bacteria. You should also make the cubes with rubber gloves, then drop them in the cistern

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup grated soap,
  • ¼ cup of sodium percarbonate,
  • ½ cup table salt,
  • ¼ cup calcined salt,
  • 1.5 teaspoons of essential oil
  • 3 drops of food coloring.

Method of making:

  1. Pour boiling water over the grated soap contained in the glass.
  2. Stir until the soap is completely dissolved in the water.
  3. Pour all ingredients into a plastic or glass bowl.
  4. Mix until all ingredients are combined.
  5. Once the mixture has cooled, then form rollers.

Store them in an airtight plastic or glass container.

Dishwashing liquid

Organic dishwashing liquid is just as effective at removing dirt as its chemical counterparts.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups boiling water,
  • 3 tablespoons of grated grey soap,
  • 1.5 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar,
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda,
  • juice of one medium lemon.

Method:

  1. Dissolve the soap in water.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the resulting solution.
  3. Mix it up.
  4. Pour into a bottle.

Oven cleaning paste

A dirty oven is the bane of many housewives. This paste will make your oven look like new

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup baking soda,
  • 1 teaspoon of salt,
  • a dash of water.

Method

  • Combine all ingredients in a plastic or glass bowl to make a thick paste.
  • Apply on the dirty oven.
  • Leave for a few moments.
  • Wipe off the paste with a damp cloth.

DIY natural home cleaners are a great alternative to store bought chemicals.

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