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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chemical Free Home Cleaning

Tuesday, August 5, 2008
With us living in a world engulfed in all sorts of chemicals, shouldn't the home be a place that isn't quite so toxic?
I have found and listed below some recipes for different cleaning supplies, that you can make and use. Just make sure to check a small area to see if any of these cause any discoloration.

Window Washing Cleaner Recipe
Combine the following in a clean unused spray bottle
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid soap or detergent
  • 2 cups of water in a spray bottle
Non-abrasive Microwave Cleaner Recipe

Mix together in a microwavable cup and microwave to a boil. Allow to set in the microwave for five minutes and wipe microwave clean.
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¾ cup of water
All Purpose General Homemade Cleaner Recipe
Combine the following in a clean unused spray bottle
  • ¼ cup of baking soda
  • 2 cups of warm tap water
Homemade Carpet Deodorizer

Sprinkle a light dusting of baking soda over your carpets. Allow to sit for thirty minutes. Vacuum as normal. Make certain that your carpets are dry before you use this.

Mold and Mildew Remover Homemade Cleaner Recipe
Combine the following in a clean unused spray bottle
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup distilled white vinegar
  • 4 cups of warm water
Unclog Drains Homemade Recipe

Pour 1/2 cup of white, distilled vinegar down your drain. Let stand for twenty minutes. Pour 4 cups of very hot water in drain. Next pour ¼ cup of lemon juice down your drain. Let stand for 5 minutes. Pour an additional 4 cups of very hot water in drain. This will unclog your drains in the kitchens or bathrooms and remove odors.

Pet Stain Remover Recipe
Combine the following in a clean unused spray bottle
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup baking soda
  • ¼ cup white distilled vinegar
  • 4 cups of warm tap water
courtesy of associatedcontent.com

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