Instantly replace 7 different cleaning products, their plastic bottles and potential toxins with these easy, effective and completely natural homemade recipes
1. Oven Cleaner
1 part bicarbonate of soda x 1 part water
Mix the two ingredients into a paste and cover the oven’s surfaces with it. Leave the paste overnight. Remove it with a spatula and wash with a wet sponge.
2. Citrus Disinfectant
Peel from 1 citrus fruit x 700ml white vinegar x water
Mix the peel and vinegar and let it sit for two weeks, shaking occasionally. Strain the vinegar, removing the peel and put one cup in a spray bottle. Fill the rest of the bottle with water and use.
3. Abrasive Cleaning Powder
700ml of bicarbonate of soda x 240ml of egg shells ground up
Dry the egg shells in the sun before grinding them up with a pestle and mortar with the baking soda.
4. Drain Un-blocker
475ml of boiling water x 240ml of vinegar x 475 of bicarbonate of soda
First pour one cup of baking soda down the drain, followed with 1 cup of boiling water. Next pour 1 cup of baking soda down the drain, followed with 1 cup of vinegar. Plug the drain, wait for the bubbles to die down, and add the rest of the boiling water.
5. Grout cleaner
80ml of lemon juice x 120ml of baking soda x 60ml vinegar
Mix the ingredients in a bucket, apply to grout and leave for 60 seconds before using a scrubbing brush to remove it.
6. Furniture polish
1 part olive oil x 1 part vinegar
Mix the two ingredients, apply to your furniture, and use a soft cloth to polish.
7. Glass & Window Cleaner
120ml of rubbing alcohol (70% concentration) x 240ml of water x 1-2 drops of orange essential oil
Mix the ingredients in a spray bottle and spray the mixture on a cloth before using. The orange oil will give the solution a pleasant scent, and the other ingredients will get rid of lime.