7 Homemade cleaners that will save you time and money
Cleaning your home half about your effort and half about the cleaning ingredients and materials that you use.
If you support green living, you’ll know that your cleaning ingredients matter a lot. And often, the ingredients in the common cleaning products available at the stores may not be the best to use. While they may have passed numerous “tests” for standard, there are better options.
In this article, we have put together some of the better cleaning options that you can make by yourself without visiting the store to buy any of those unsafe and expensive options.
You may be surprised that these better ingredients can be prepared using some everyday items in your cabinet! With these tips, you do not have to drive down to the store for cleaning ingredients. You can prepare them at home and get to cleaning your home in a healthy way like a professional.
A Mix of Baking Soda, Tea Tree Oil, and Water or Vinegar
Nobody likes mold and mildew in their homes. The moment you catch a whiff of them, you start thinking of ways to remove them. By mixing baking soda and tea tree oil with some water or vinegar, you can remove mold and mildew from your home. You can get tea tree oil from a store, and apart from using it as a cleaning agent, you can use it as a mosquito/tick repellant and for the treatment of rashes. If you are reading this and you do not have tea tree oil in your cabinet, add it to your shopping list.
A Mix of dish soap, baking soda, white vinegar and water
You can never go wrong with an all-purpose cleaner as it saves you a lot in expenses. Imagine a cleaner that can clean virtually everything in your home. That certainly makes a lot of sense. To make an all-purpose cleaner, you need to mix a little baking soda with white vinegar, dish soap, and water. These are all very cheap items that you can easily get around you.
Coconut oil is known for its different uses and purposes. It is an excellent anti-aging ingredient, it helps with the treatment of acne, and it is used to treat cancer, amongst other things. You probably did not know that it is an excellent cleaning agent. If you did not know, now you do. Coconut oil can be used to polish your furniture and remove dirt. Many people trust coconut oil, and you should not be left behind. It is tested and highly trusted.
A Mix of Olive Oil and Vinegar
A simple mixture of olive oil with vinegar is all you need to keep your wood shiny and new. These two things are quite common in every home so, you should find them in a cabinet somewhere in your home. And if you do not, have, they are also easy to get.
Burning pans and pots happen to the best of us, and sometimes, the burns prove too difficult to clean. With lemon and boiling water, cleaning off the burnt matter from your pot will be a walk in the park. Really – try it!
A Mix of Baking Soda, Vinegar and Boiling Water
Does your sink get clogged always? This mixture makes an excellent homemade draino. You get to save your money, and your drain will no longer be clogged.
This is highly effective when you are trying to get grime and dirt off your shower. It is probably the simplest on this list and it helps you tackle the grossness of a dirty shower.
While being a green living proponent is great, you do not have to be one to save money where and when possible. These homemade cleaners do more than just provide safer alternatives than the chemical cleaners and ready-made cleaners. They save you a lot of money since you can easily make them from the supplies you have at home. Try them out and send in your feedback.
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