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How to Make Green Cleansers
|Want to clean your new home without the harsh chemicals? Here's how to make your own green cleaning products!
Products to use
- Baking soda - perfect for mild scrubbing and polishing
- Kosher salt - more abrasive scrubbing
- Vinegar - natural alternative to ammonia
- Olive oil and mineral oil - great as furniture polish
- Lemon juice - wonderful deodorizing alternative
Homemade cleaning formulas
Have you tried any of these green cleaning alternatives? Considering giving them a try? Let us know how they stacked up against store bought cleansers in the comments!
- Glass, mirror and window cleanser - Mix two tablespoons of white vinegar (or vodka) with a gallon of distilled water and spray it onto the dirty surface. Wipe away with a crumpled newspaper to eliminate streaks.
- Mild cleanser - Mix baking soda with water to form a thick paste and use it to scrub sinks, countertops, porcelain and tile.
- Heavy-duty cleanser - Sprinkle kosher salt onto a wet sponge and use it to scrub stubborn stains off sinks, pots and pans.
- Furniture polish - Mix one cup of mineral oil with one cup of white vinegar and apply to wood furniture, rubbing it on with a clean, soft cloth.
- Toilet bowl cleaner - Sprinkle some baking soda into the toilet bowl and follow with a splash of white vinegar. Scrub with a toilet brush to clean and deodorize. To eliminate rings, pour a cup of white vinegar into the bowl and allow it to sit overnight before flushing.