Families will prefer eco-friendly home cleaning products to protect their little ones and pets from harmful ingestion of chemicals.Some make the choice for the sake of the environment. Commonly available items at home form effective cleaning products.It is safe to first try out the formula on a small hidden area before going full throttle. Here are some common formulations.
Scrub on tiles and bath tubs with a wet scrubber. It also removes grease spots, oil streaks and color marks from walls.
Baking soda + Vinegar + Water.
Baking soda softens water, scrubs and deodorizes.White vinegar wards off smells, cuts grease and also removes stains.This formula can be used as an all-purpose cleaner in the home.Bathroom tiles and windows stains can be cleaned using this formulation.
2 table spoons of salt + 5 large lemons.
Coarse salt makes it easy to scrub off dirt while lime juice’s acidic nature gets rid of common bacteria and rust.Leaving salt on rust and soaking it with lemon juice for 2-3 hours gets it off easily.
1/8 cup of white vinegar + 4 cups warm water.
This formula cleans windows effectively.Use old, newspapers that are not colored to rub the formula on stained windows. Use non colored newspapers to clean the windows with the mix.When using this mix, preferably clean the windows when it’s cooler. Warm air mixing with the vinegar causes clouding on the windows. You can also use this formula to remove stickers on the walls, tags on new items and old wall papers.
125mls vinegar + 1/2 cup baking soda + boiling water.
Accumulation of dirt on a drain for a long while might not be easily cleared out by the plunger.Pour the baking soda in the drain first followed by the vinegar to cause a reaction. After 20 minutes, pour in the boiling water to rinse out the residue. Use warm water for plastic drains to avoid melting them down.
Sodium Borate + Sodium Carbonate.
Put equal measures of borax and washing soda to make dish washer soap.Aluminum is easily damaged by this formula, therefore avoid cleaning aluminum utensils with it.
Baking soda, citrus peels, dried fragrance herbs.
These household items are used to deodorize the home.When citrus peels are put in the vacuum bag, the oven or microwave, they leave refreshing scents when put on. Baking soda is sprinkled lightly on the carpet and rugs to remove damp smells. Dried scented herbs can be kept in house corners.
Would you ever have thought bananas could clean too?Blend the peels into paste with little water.Now use the paste to rub the tarnish from your silver jewelry.Once done, clean the jewelry with water and polish with a cotton cloth.