How To Make Your Own Chemical-Free Cleaning Products

There are hundreds of different kinds of cleansers out there for your home, but most of them are made of harsh chemicals, which can be really detrimental to your household in the long run. We also understand that organic cleaning products (as good as they may be) are really expensive. Not to worry, the good news is that you can make your own chemical-free cleaning products from just a few ingredients in your kitchen!

Glass Window Cleaner

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This is great for your windows, mirrors and glass panes.

Things You Need

  • Two cups of water
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • ¼ cup rubbing alcohol
  • A few drops of essential oils (for great smelling homes after!)

Just combine all these ingredients and put it in a spray bottle. Spray a few squirts on the designated spot and wipe off with a soft cloth or paper towel! 

All-Purpose Cleaner

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This is great to have around the house as an all-purpose cleaner for spills and messes.

Things You Need

  • 4 tablespoons of baking soda
  • 4 cups of warm water

Combine these two ingredients to create the perfect solution to help you clean up tiny messes that would otherwise take forever to get done. Put the mixture on a damp cloth or a paper towel and clean away. This is one of the most simple recipes you can follow and it works like a charm. 

Floor Cleaner

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This will leave your floor looking spotless and shiny.

  • 4 litres of warm water (bucket)
  • 2 tablespoons of vinegar
  • A small squeeze of castile soap
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
  • Optional: 4 drops tea tree essential oil

Mix all these ingredients in a bucket. Mop your floor and wait 20 minutes until it dries, and if the surface still feels a little sticky, just go at it again.

#4 Fabric Softener

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This recipe works well with clothes that are more delicate because it is made up of less abrasive materials.

Things You Need

  • One part vinegar
  • Two parts water

Mix these together and add ¼ cups during the last rinse cycle of your laundry. It will help to eliminate bacteria and dirt from your clothes and leave them feeling extra soft.

Homemade cleaning products are really inexpensive as well, and unlike most commercial products, they don’t contain harsh chemicals that will damage your things and your health. So this is a great alternative to ensure everything is safe for your family. If you ever need extra help in cleaning your home, head on to Kaodim Direct to get professional cleaners at fixed rates!


written by Tashya Viknesh


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