Reasons to Make Your Own Cleaning Products: DIY Cleaning Recipes
Do you spend hundreds of dollars buying cleaning supplies every year? Well, if your answer is yes, then maybe this blog might be exactly what you need.
Making our cleaning products can not only be friendly to our pockets but can also become a healthy habit for our daily routines.
Let's dive into the reasons you should switch to making your cleaning products ASAP!
4 Reasons to Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies
1-Its Easy and Fun
Making your DIY cleaning recipes and supplies can be very easy. These supplies are fun to make—A DIY project you can work on with your children. You can make homemade cleaning solutions that are easy to make, smell good, and help you spice up your creative side. You can create homemade cleaning products with essential oil customized with your favorite ingredients and suited to your personal needs.
2-Friendly to your Pocket
Having your batch of All-purpose homemade cleaners, DIY cleaning sprays, and surface cleansers can become a great way to save while doing your groceries. Why spend hundreds of dollars on cleaning supplies when you can make them at home in a minimal amount. Making your cleaning supplies will give you an extra cut you can easily spend on makeup, and Whynot?
3-Safer for your Health
Commercial cleaning products have hazardous chemicals and acids that may be volatile and harmful for health. Making your cleaning supplies puts you in charge of the ingredients you want to use and the ones you want to skip.
This newfound practice will not only keep your house clean but also have benefits for your health.
4-Better for the Environment
It's not only about the slogan of "Go green"; it's also about implementation. Making your cleaning supplies also protects the environment with no acids draining into the sewerage or any harmful chemicals in the atmosphere. Also, skipping on the cleaning supplies lead to less use or disposal of plastic bottles every month.
You can do the environment a favor by choosing organic products and making your DIY cleaning recipes.
What Ingredients Do you Need for Homemade Cleaning Solutions?
To get started on your cleaning supplies, stock up on these essentials!
- White vinegar
- Liquid castile soap
- Baking soda
- Rubbing alcohol
- Hydrogen peroxide
- Various essential oils
If you have these universal products at home, then you can make dozens of multipurpose cleaning products.
Our Favorite DIY Cleaning Recipes!
Who doesn't love a pleasing aroma? Why spend extra dollars on deodorizers when you can make a cleaner that does both. We have the perfect recipe for a scented cleaner that will not only leave your home spick and span but your home will also smell sensational and exotic.
- One part white vinegar
- One part water
- Lemon rind
- 3 drops of Lemon essential oil
- Rosemary sprigs
- 3 drops of Rosemary essential oil
- Combine the above ingredients in a bowl
- Now pour the mixture into a spray bottle, shake
- Leave the mixture a week to let the ingredients, then let infuse
Once you are done, you can use this fantastic all-natural DIY Cleaning recipe in all the nooks and corners of your home. This excellent cleaner can be used to remove hard water stains and wipe away wall smudges, along with providing your home with a refreshing fragrance. This cleaner is not suited for marble and granite.
2-All Purpose Cleaner without Vinegar
It can be a difficult task to make different cleaners for different surfaces. Here we have a recipe that is genuinely all-purpose. It does not contain vinegar and is hence safe for use on marble slabs and granite.
- 1/2 cup 70% rubbing alcohol
- 1/2 teaspoon of Castile soap
- 1 1/2 cups of water
- 15 drops of lemon essential oil
- Pour the above ingredients into a spray bottle
- Put the top on and gently shake to mix everything
This all-purpose cleaner without vinegar is easy to make and can be the best choice as a DIY cleaning recipe for any beginner.
3-DIY Glass Cleaner
A glass cleaner is essential for any household, and buying one separately every month is not going to be easy on your pocket.
- 2 cups water
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup 70 % rubbing alcohol
- 1 to 2 drops of lavender essential oil for smell
- Combine all these ingredients and pour them into a spray bottle.
- Shake the bottle and use this DIY cleaning spray on your mirrors and windows for a clean finish.
Please don't use it on a sunny day as the solution will dry too soon. Also, use newspapers for mirror cleaning after spraying the solution
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