Do not waste any money on antibacterial soap and cleanser. The chemicals in these cleansers may affect your health. As an alternative, use homemade vinegar and bleaching powder solution for all purposes of cleaning. You may get a clean house in just, few dollars. Here are the best natural cleaning products which you can easily make, which are also free from chemicals.
1Vinegar cleaning solution for glass
This cleaner is best for cleaning windows and mirrors. Take five cups of water, half cup of vinegar and a half cup of alcohol, mix all the ingredients in a spray bottle. Spray the solution on a cotton cloth or tissue paper and wipe the glass. It will remove stains and germs from the glass.
Hint: Do not clean glass or window with hot water or on a hot and sunny day because the solution may get dried up soon and leave lots of streaks.
Before using this solution, firstly test it on a small area, to analyze whether the surface gets discolored and react to the surface.
2Baking soda as tile cleaner
Common tile cleaners contain dozens of contaminants, as well as chemicals linked to cancer, reproductive damage, and hormonal harm. Take half cup of baking soda, liquid soap and a few drops of rose water. Put the baking soda in a bowl and slowly pour liquid soap in it. Keep stirring the mixture until it looks like frosting. Scoop onto a sponge, scrub, and rinse.
3Borax cleaner for oven and gas appliances
Stay away from harsh chemicals as oven cleaners. Take two cups of hot water, one-fourth cup of lemon powder and one tablespoon of borax. Mix all of them in a spray bottle. Spray the cleaner on a spill and let the cleaner sit for 20 minutes. Take a clean cloth and wipe off the stain from oven. If the oven is extra greasy, wipe off as much loose goop as possible with crumpled newspaper and then use the spray.
4Lemon oil cleaner for dust
Household dust may be full with harmful allergens, pesticides, and plastic chemical substances. It is important to keep your home clean, for healthy living. However, many dust cleaners contain air contaminants and hormone-disrupting chemicals. Mix 10-12 drops of pure lemon oil with 2 tablespoons (tbsp) of lemon juice and few drops of olive oil. Use a clean recycled flannel cotton cloth to mop up dusty surfaces. You can also try cutting a lemon in half and using that as a scrubber.
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Most air fresheners, are full of allergy and asthma-inducing chemicals, actually worsen air quality. A bowl of white vinegar is a good method for natural odor removal, but here’s a recipe to get rid of bad smell. To get rid of tough kitchen odors, boil orange peels, two cinnamon sticks, several cloves in water for a while to get relief from kitchen odors.
Many laundry detergents are full of debatable foaming agents and migraine inducing fragrance. Who would want to pay for a headache? Instead, save health and money by making this laundry powder designed for warm-water loads. Mix half cup soap flakes or grated plain bar soap, half cup borax, half cup washing soda in an airtight jar. Use this mixture as washing powder.
7Chlorine cleaner to remove stains from clothes
Chlorine is best to remove stain from the clothes. Mix one gallon hot water, one cup powdered dishwasher detergent, one cup regular liquid chlorine bleach in plastic or steel container. Do not put this cleaner in aluminium jar, because chlorine will get react with aluminium. Soak garment for 15 to 20 minutes. For hard and dark stain, let it dip a bit longer, then wash clothes as usual.
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By: Shaveta Kandhari