Did you know that you can clean your home with natural and cheap products such as vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice? In this article, we will explain in detail how to clean every surface separately and which are the benefits of using these natural products to clean the house.
The advantages of using these natural products to clean house
-Are very effective
-Are easy to use
-Don’t contain toxic chemicals
Apple cider vinegar
It has lots of benefits and it will help you to remove thick fat layers and other substances difficult to clean. It eliminates odors leaving a shiny surface. Here are some of its main uses:
-In the kitchen: Mix vinegar with an equal amount of water and store the liquid into a spray bottle to clean the worktop, oven, etc.
-To clean the glass: to clean glass objects and surfaces you have to prepare a mixture of one part of vinegar to five parts of water. Pour the liquid into a spray bottle and sprinkle over them.
-The laundry: apple cider vinegar can be used as a balm for softening fabrics, preventing this way the limestone deposits into the washing machine.
-To remove rust: rust stains, spots can be cleaned if you rub with a cloth soaked in vinegar.
-Cleaning the furniture and the wooden floor: apple cider vinegar is the best cleaning product for furniture and flooring, if you mix it with water.
If you don’t like the smell of vinegar you can add in the solution a few drops of essential oil (tea tree oil or peppermint).
Baking soda is a great cleaning product and an excellent disinfectant.
-Cleans the bathtub and the tiles in the bathroom: Sprinkle some baking soda on a cloth or a sponge and wipe the bathtub and tiles. Finally, rinse the surface with plenty of water and leave it to dry.
-The laundry: baking soda is very useful in doing the laundry because softens fabrics and removes odors and kind of stains (grease, fruits, etc.).
-Eliminates odors: removes shoes odor, cleans the smelly carpets, eliminate the garbage smell and lots of other smells.
Lemon juice is an excellent solution for cleaning the house, leaving a fresh scent.
-The bathroom: lemon juice disinfects any surface in the bathroom, especially the toilet. For dirtier areas, cut a lemon in half and rub the surface.
-The microwave: Put in the microwave a cup with a mixture made of equal parts of water and lemon juice. Heat the liquid for 2 minutes and the steam will soften the grease and other sticky residue. Finally, wipe the surface with a cloth.
-Maintains the pure white: When you are washing white clothes, add a little lemon juice to give them glow without damaging the fabric.