Great Homemade Cleaners For The House

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Great Homemade Cleaners For The House

Being natural is definitely the most recognized trend these days. You walk into a store, into the cleaning department and you are going to stumble over natural and organic cleaners. Food department is going to have the same thing, only they take it a little farther for the different food allergies people deal with. Even clothes are getting into the natural trend by claiming to be made from all natural fibers and no treatments.

Looking at these items, you can instantly notice the difference between those natural and those with fillers. Less than natural is cheaper than the more organic option. It would be nice to get your own natural and homemade cleaners without having to pay an arm and a leg. We are going to show you just how you can do that. Each of the homemade cleaners take a few ingredients but one ingredient can last you months. That is where the cost comparison comes in. They also have one key ingredient that is hard to imagine.

How To Make Homemade Cleaners 

Homemade cleaners with one central ingredient… almost immediately the first thought is bleach, vinegar or ammonia. While those are great choices they are not the actual ingredient. That is the ever surprising liquid called water. So let’s take a look at a few:

Windows – Fill a 25-30 oz bottle with the following ingredients: 1 oz white ammonia, 4 oz rubbing alcohol and 1 drop laundry detergent. The rest of the bottle you are going to fill with water.

Fabric Freshener – 25-30 oz bottle filled with 1 oz scented fabric softener, 2 TBS baking soda and the rest is water.

Bleach cleaner – 25-30 oz bottle filled with 2 oz bleach, 1 tsp. laundry detergent and then water to the top.

Add a few drops of lemon to give it any homemade cleaner the lemony zest smell.

What homemade cleaner recipes do you use with such a simple and vastly available key ingredient?


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