Homemade Cleaning ProductsScented All-Purpose CleanerWhat you’ll need:One-part white vinegarOne-art waterLemon rindRosemary sprigsCombine the above ingredients together, pour into a spray bottle, shake, and then let infuse for a week before using.Caution: Do not use acidic cleaners on granite, as they will etch the stone. Kitchen Cleaner and DeodorizerWhat you’ll need:4 tablespoons baking soda1-quart warm waterTo clean kitchen counters, appliances, and the inside of your refrigerator, all you need is baking soda.DIY Glass Cleaner What you’ll need:2 cups water½ cup white or cider vinegar¼ cup rubbing alcohol 70% concentration1 to 2 drops of orange essential oil for smell (optional)The next time you need to wash your windows and mirrors, combine these ingredients and pour them in a spray bottle to make a homemade cleaner with vinegar.Homemade Brass Cleaner What you’ll need:White vinegar or lemon juiceTable saltTo clean non-lacquered cabinet pulls, bathroom appointments, and more, dampen a sponge with vinegar or lemon juiceNatural Heavy-Duty ScrubWhat you’ll need:½ lemon½ cup boraxRust stains on porcelain or enamel sinks and tubs are no match for this cleaner. Dip the lemon into the borax and scrub the surface, then rinse.DIY Grease CleanerWhat you’ll need:½ cup sudsy ammoniaScant 1 gallon of waterSudsy ammonia contains detergent that helps remove tough grime. Mix ½ cup with enough water to fill a one-gallon container. Then clean your oven racks, stove hood, and grill by dipping a sponge into the solution and wiping over the surface before rinsing with water.Last-Resort Clothing Stain RemoverWhat you’ll need:1-gallon hot water1 cup powdered dishwasher detergent1 cup regular liquid chlorine bleach, not ultra or concentrateTreat badly stained but washable white clothing by mixing the above ingredients into a stainless steel, plastic, or enamel bowl.Natural Marble Cleaner What you’ll need:2 drops mild dishwashing liquid2 cups warm waterMix dishwashing detergent and water the next time you want to clean natural stone countertops.Carpet DeodorizerWhat you’ll need:1 cup baking soda½ cup cornstarch5 drops of any essential oilMix a homemade carpet deodorizer to freshen up area rugs and floors. This DIY natural cleaning recipe works with any essential oils, so choose one that smells best for youHomemade Air Freshener What you’ll need:2-3 oranges, lemons, and/or limes, slicedHandful fresh herbs such as basil, rosemary, or lavender2-4 cinnamon sticks1 teaspoon whole clovesPlace ingredients in a medium saucepan. Fill about three-fourths full of water; bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer to infuse the house with a naturally fresh aroma. (Do not leave unattended.) The mixture can be stored once overnight: Place it in an airtight jar or container and refrigerate, then boil and simmer again the next day.Homemade Laundry Detergent and Rinse Aid What you’ll need:1 bar laundry soap (Recommended Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap.)1 cup borax1 cup washing soda ($4.00 at Wal-Mart)1 cup oxygen bleachGrate bar of laundry soap; you should have about two cups of grated soap (You can also order large soap flakes online.) Mix all ingredients in a large container. Store in a lidded jar. Use two tablespoons for a light load and 4 tablespoons for a large or dirty load. Wash as normal.SearchSearchRecent PostsRecent CommetsNo comments to show. You Might Also Like Tidbits and Cleaning Hacks from the Pros April 23, 2022 What are the Benefits of Hiring a Professional Cleaning Service April 23, 2022 The Complete Living Room Cleaning Checklist August 24, 2022Leave a Reply Cancel replyCommentEnter your name or username to commentEnter your email address to commentEnter your website URL (optional) Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.