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DIY Natural Home Cleaning Supplies


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Most of the cleaning products under your kitchen sink contain plenty of harsh chemicals. It’s important for our environment to release as few synthetic chemicals as possible back into the atmosphere. But without these products how can you expect to clean your house?

Luckily, you can make virtually any type of cleaning product you need using natural ingredients in your own home! Everyday household items like vinegar and club soda can get the job done without harming the environment. Here are our favorite DIY natural home cleaning supplies.

Heavy Duty Kitchen Scrub

  • 1/4 cup of baking soda
  • 1/4 cup of natural dish soap
  • 5 drops of clove essential oil
  • 3 drops of filtered water

Combine all of the ingredients into a bowl. Apply the kitchen scrub to surfaces utilizing the gritty side of a two-sided kitchen sponge. Scrub until clean and wipe the area with a wet cloth.

Glass Cleaner

  • 2 cups of filtered water
  • 2 tablespoons of rubbing alcohol
  • 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • 5 drops of peppermint essential oil

Pour all of the ingredients into a 24-ounce spray bottle. Shake the bottle to combine ingredients. Spray the mixture on a microfiber cloth and apply to the glass until spot-free and smooth.

Mold and Mildew Remover

  • 2 cups of filtered water
  • 2 teaspoons of tea-tree oil
  • 1/4 cup of baking soda

Add the water and tea tree oil into a 24-ounce spray bottle. Shake the bottle to combine ingredients. Spray any moldy areas with a heavy dose of the mixture and allow it to sit for one day. After 24 hours pour the baking soda into a small bowl. Spritz the baking soda with the mixture in the bottle until a glue-like paste forms. Apply the paste to the moldy area using a toothbrush. Scrub the moldy area then rinse thoroughly.

Shower Cleaner

  • 1 cup of filtered water
  • 1/4 cup of white vinegar

Mix both ingredients into a microwave-safe bowl. Heat the mixture in the microwave for 30 to 60 seconds. Pour the mixture into a 24-ounce spray bottle. Spritz the mixture onto the shower surfaces and allow it to stand for 3 to 5 minutes. Wipe the shower clean with a microfiber cloth.

All-Purpose Disinfectant

  • 1-1/2 cups of filtered water
  • 1/2 cup of white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup of vodka
  • 10 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil

Pour all of the ingredients into a 24-ounce spray bottle. Shake the bottle to combine ingredients. Spray surfaces with the mixture then allow it to sit for 10 minutes. Wipe surfaces clean with a microfiber cloth.

Keep your home cleaning natural and chemical-free with these easy-to-make solutions!

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