8 Natural/Cheaper Household Cleaners

Glass Cleaner
ingredients:
club soda (NOT low-sodium)

how:
-put club soda into a spray bottle
-spray it on glass or mirror
-wipe with a lint-free cloth or paper until clean

Microwave Cleaner
ingredients:
1/4 cup vinegar
2 cups water

how:
-add ingredients to a large bowl
-microwave uncovered on high for 3 minutes
-leave for another 3 minutes
-open microwave, remove bowl
-wipe down inside of microwave with a clean damp cloth

Oven Cleaner
DAY 1
ingredients:
1/2 cup salt
1 1/2 cups baking soda
1/2 cup water

how:
-mix the ingredients until it becomes a smooth paste
-plug the holes in the oven with aluminum foil
-spread the paste, try not to get any on the metal parts
-leave overnight

DAY 2
ingredients:
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup vinegar

how:
-mix ingredients
-put in a spray bottle and spray oven with this mixture
-wipe away and rinse with clean water
(rinse mixture well or it will leave a white residue)

Bathtub and Shower Cleaner
ingredients:
baking soda
vinegar

how:
-sprinkle a generous amount of baking soda on the shower/bathtub floor (and close drain)
-pour vinegar on the baking soda and let it bubble (don’t pour too much to avoid diluding the baking soda)
-let sit for a half hour, then lightly scrub with a cotton rag
-rinse with water

letting the baking soda/vinegar sit removes tough stains from the shower floor

Toilet Cleaner
ingredients:
3 cups white vinegar
10 drops tea tree essential oil

how:
-pour ingredients into toilet bowl
-let sit for 15, then scrub

Carpet Refresher
ingredients:
1 cup baking soda
2 tbs ground allspice

how:
-mix together baking soda and allspice
-sprinkle over carpet
-let it sit for 15 min and then vacuum it up

Hardwood Floor Cleaner
ingredients:
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup Murphy’s oil soap
2 lemon balm tea bags

how:
-mix together in a half full bucket of warm water
-use with clean cotton mop

Furniture Polish
ingredients:
2 tsp. olive oil
1/4 cup white distilled vinegar
20 drops of essential oil of lemon, tea tree, or lavender
hot water to fill bottle

how:
-mix ingredients in a clean 16 oz spray bottle
-gently shake the mixture
-spray on surface and wipe
(you may shake the bottle occasionally while cleaning as the oil seperates in the water)