Everyone tries to keep their home clean and fresh. But the question is, how to clean the house? Do you use chemical products to clean your house or natural ones? Almost all of the store bought cleaners have toxic ingredients that can be harmful to your health. And on top of that, they’re horribly expensive.
So, if you’re thinking of cleaning options, why not try these natural and effective cleaning alternatives? Now let’s check out these 10 ways to naturally clean your home.
Use a Lemon
The cleaning wonder of nature. Lemon has high acidic content that makes it a powerful deodorizer. Its antibacterial properties make it a perfect cleaner.
Baking soda with lemon juice can also remove stains. This one is also effective in returning the lost shine to your copper pans. And lastly, lemon juice and vinegar are also an excellent cleaner. They remove stains instantly.
You can remove surface rust with a combination of water and baking soda (mix in enough water until it becomes at thick paste). This mixture is also a light cleaner that powerfully removes grease.
How to Clean Your Oven
Make a thick paste of water and baking soda. Apply this paste to the bottom of your oven. Then keep it overnight or at least 3 to 4 hours. Then just clean it. Your work will be much easier.
How to Clean Your Toilet
You can simply apply baking soda in your toilet. Just use a cup of baking soda and let it remain for at least two to three hours. Then add one cup of vinegar. Let the mixture stay for a while. Then just flush it and enjoy a clean bathroom.
How to Clean Your Clothes
You can prepare laundry detergent quite easily at home. All you have to do is mix Borax with baking soda, and your detergent is ready. Don’t get confused between Borax and boric acid (50/50 mixture). You can even simply add baking soda into your washing machine to make your clothes softer. It’ll remove unpleasant odors too.
How to Refresh the Dishwasher
Ditch all those chemical tabs and simply add white vinegar to clean your dishwasher. 2 cups of white vinegar will be enough to clean a dishwasher. It’ll remove bacteria and odors too.
How to Keep Your Windows Clean
Vinegar also helps with this as well. First, take an empty bottle. Mix white vinegar with water. Keep in mind that it should be a 50/50 mixture. Next, take a microfiber cloth and clean your window. While doing so, try to avoid streaking. It works on mirrors as well.
How to Get Sparkly Tiles
Tiles in your bathroom quickly gather mold which is unhealthy and unsightly. Mix carbonate water with white vinegar (50/50 mixture). Then you just have to spray it. A Baking soda, water, and vinegar thick paste can do the trick too!
How to Clean Your Mattresses
Did you know that baking soda can clean your mattresses? Add a few drops of lavender oil for aromatherapy (optional). Leave it for at least 2 to 3 hours and vacuum it carefully. Your mood will be refreshed by its amazing smell.
How to Clean Your Showers
Cleaning the shower frequently is necessary to prevent bacteria. Just simply use dish soap with vinegar (50/50 mixture) to clean your shower.
These are 10 ways to clean your home naturally. So, avoid those chemical products and use these natural ingredients to maintain your home’s freshness.