Top 6 Natural Cleaners you Already have in the home.
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We all use cleaning products, be it shining up the whole house, or cleaning up the mess you just never got to work on. They are a part of our everyday life. Many cleaners we use aren’t good for us, the environment, or our furry friends! Many cleaners contain chemicals that at a high concentrations can harm you! Here are the top 6 natural cleaners you already have in the home.
Baking Soda is an Eco-Friendly compound known as sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3). Not only does it remove foul odors, but it can also be used to clean your oven! By mixing baking soda and water to create a paste, after letting that sit for a few hours spray a small amount of water, or vinegar to loosen that up. Wipe away the scum and your done! It gets rid of grease with ease!
Ah the smell of fresh vinegar; though it isn’t the most appealing scent in the world it is one of the best natural cleaners! Its acidity allows it to break-down grease and grime and kill harmful bacteria! Though this is quite a heavy duty cleaning product it is Eco Friendly! You can make a cleaning spray with vinegar and water, adding essential oils can help with the smell.
Salt is not only good for seasoning your food it’s a great natural cleaning product! If the stuff on the bottom of the pan just won’t come off! Put salt on the pan and rub it with a paper towel. It will come off much easier than before! Also if you add warm water and salt into a vase the scum will come right off when you , swirl the water around and drain! Salt is an awesome cleaning product and you’ll be a little less salty when you see how much cleaner your house is!
Lemons are not only great for making lemonade! Lemons are a great natural cleaning product that can clean away stains on your countertop. By slicing one in half and using the exposed inside surface to scrub the stains away. Also if you mix baking soda and lemon juice you can use it to clean the inside of plastic containers. Not only will it be clean it will smell good as well!
You know that kitchen knife that’s starting to rust, and you don’t really know what to do with it? If you slice a potato in half and dip it in baking soda, you can rub that on the rust and it should scrub away! There is a special type of acid in potatoes that breaks down rust. So potatoes aren’t just delicious food, but a great cleaning product!
Your hardwoods don’t shine like they used to? Mix some olive oil and lemon juice and scrub or mop that onto your floors and they will shine like new. Do you have any wooden surfaces with scuff marks? Mix a small amount of olive oil into baking soda to create a paste that helps with those pesky things!