Below are some of many-to-come ideas and recipes for you for homemade cleaning products. The ones below are for general use.
Homemade Cleaner 1
Mix your own cleaner with
these ingredients to kill bacteria and leave your surfaces shining:
1 tablespoon of Borax powder (find it in the laundry aisle of your supermarket);
3 tablespoons of white vinegar;
2 cups of water;
1 tablespoon of dish soap;
1 drop of essential oil such as peppermint for fragrance (optional).
Pour the mixture into a spray bottle, give it a shake, and you are
ready to clean. To wipe windows, you also can use plain white vinegar on
newspapers. To disinfect toys and other kids' products, fill a spray
bottle with non-chlorine bleach (3% hydrogen peroxide) and wipe with a
Homemade Cleaner 2
1 quart warm water
1 teaspoon liquid soap
1 teaspoon borax
1/4 cup undiluted white vinegar
Mix ingredients and store in a spray bottle. Use for cleaning countertops,
floors, walls, carpets and upholstery.
So, it is not that hard or impossible to ditch all the toxic chemicals lurking under your kitchen cabinet, on the
shelf in your bathroom, and out in the garage. Please share you ideas and recipes with us in the comments section below.