Make your own cleaner.

Are you wanting to pitch those toxic, commercial household cleaner and switch to more of a natural cleaner? These simple recipes will have you cleaning green in no time! Not only will natural cleaners make your life better, they will virtually eliminate that bad smell in the house and they’re surprisingly inexpensive to create.

Try using this homemade all-purpose cleaner on counter tops and surfaces to disinfect and freshen your home. This recipe includes vinegar, which removes stains and odors, and anti-microbial essential oils to keep your home germ free.

Ingredients:

  • Glass Spray bottle
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda
  • Tea tree essential oil
  • Eucalyptus essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Take the top off of an empty spray bottle, and pour in 1/2 cup of white vinegar.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of baking soda, and wait for the foaming to subside.
  3. Add up to 10 drops each of tea tree and eucalyptus essential oil.
  4. Fill the rest of the bottle with water.
  5. Screw the spray top onto the bottle, and shake well before use.

Tub and shower cleaner


You can get your tub and shower just as clean with homemade cleaner. This simple recipe will clean a bathroom faster and better!

Ingredients:

  • Empty dish soap bottle
  • 1 1/2 cups baking soda
  • 1/2 cup liquid Castile soap
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Tea tree essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Take the cap off of an empty dish soap bottle. Make sure that you wash out the empty dish soap bottle well before using it.
  2. Pour 1 and 1/2 cups of baking soda, 1/2 cup of liquid castile soap, 2 tablespoons of white vinegar and 2 tablespoons of water into the bottle. Wait for the foaming to subside.
  3. Screw the cap onto the bottle, and shake it vigorously for around 1 minutes.
  4. To use, squeeze the simple cleaner onto the surface, and scrub using a wet washcloth or cleaning brush.

Natural Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Most toilet bowl cleaners use chlorine bleach,and if your wanting natural cleaners you don’t want that! Instead this natural toilet bowl cleaner has castile soap and baking soda to get the job done. Plus, you won’t have to worry about accidentally exposing your pets or children to toxic toilet water.

Ingredients:

  • Large squirt bottle
  • 1/3 cup liquid Castile soap
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda
  • Lemon essential oil
  • Eucalyptus essential oil
  • Lavender essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Take the top off of a large squirt bottle, which you can find at most home improvement stores.
  2. Pour in 1/3 cup of liquid castile soap, 2cups of water and 2 tablespoons of baking soda. Wait for the foaming to subside.
  3. Add in 5 drops each of lemon, eucalyptus and lavender essential oils, which both freshen and disinfect.
  4. Screw the cap into the squirt bottle, shake well and squirt into the toilet bowl.
  5. Allow the homemade cleaner to sit for a few minutes, then use a toilet brush to scrub the bowl clean.

 Window Cleaner.


Your windows will look clean as a whistle with this all-natural homemade window cleaner, which uses vinegar and cornstarch to buff those fingerprints away.

Ingredients:

  • Empty spray bottle
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 cups water
  • Lemon essential oil
  • Grapefruit essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Take the top off of an empty spray bottle, and pour in 1/2 cup of white vinegar, 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 2 cups of water.
  2. Add in 5 drops each of lemon and grapefruit essential oils.
  3. Screw the spray top back onto the bottle, and shake well before use.

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