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How to make your own cleaning products

Trade market cleaning products are not only very expensive but also very toxic. These products are very harmful for your health and those living in your home, but also for the environment. The best cleaning products and less harmful are the ones you prepare at home from natural ingredients.

Here a few recipes to clean and disinfect your house


Air fresheners contain toxic ingredients that can affect your health, so it’s recommended to avoid them. The simplest solution to freshen up the room is to add a tablespoon of baking soda in a cup with a few drops of essential oil (lavender, lemon and cinnamon).
Also, another option is to use a sponge soaked in a solution of 3 tablespoons of water with 5 drops of your favorite essential oil.

Carpet cleaner

When you have children or pets, the most uninspired decision is to wash or refresh your carpet with chemicals. An extremely simple solution that restores carpet freshness is vinegar.
All that you have to do is to add a cup of vinegar in a spray bottle and spread the solution all over the carpet. Finally brush the carpet in a circular motion. The room air will be fresher and carpet will look flawless. In addition, much of bacteria and microbes will be destroyed.

Floor cleaner

To clean the floor you don’t need special cleaner, only some white vinegar and a clean cloth. Mix one cup of white vinegar with two cups of water and use the solution to freshen the wooden surfaces and to destroy all existing microbes.
Your floor will look like new: bright and perfectly clean without unsightly stains.

Make your wooden furniture shine

Mix one cup of warm water with 5 drops of orange oil in a spray bottle and spray the solution on the furniture then wipe with a cotton cloth. The furniture will remain very clean and shiny. In addition, the dust will stay away much longer.

Toilet bowl detergent

Mix a cup of white vinegar with a spoonful of baking soda and use this product to clean, disinfect and freshen the toilet. Within seconds the toilet will become perfectly clean, disinfect with a fresh scent. If you open the window, in minutes the pungent smell will evaporate.

All purpose cleaner

Mix a cup of white vinegar with one cup of water and there you’ve got your own universal cleaner. With this solution you can clean windows, plastic surfaces, wood, tiles, inox and so on. You can also use this cleaner for sink leaks.

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