HOW TO CLEAN YOUR HOME WITHOUT CHEMICALS

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Here are a few common ingredients you can use to clean your house instead of harsh and toxic products.

BATHROOM CLEANER: scrub bath

baking soda  juice from 1/2 lemon LEMON N BKSODA
3 Tablespoons liquid dish washing soap
3 tablespoons salt
1/2 cup vinegar
10 drops essential oil(optional)

Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl to make a paste, use scrub brush or sponge to apply to tub, shower wall and sinks. You can test a small area to make sure the paste doesn’t scrape or roughen your bath tub surface, if it does, then you can remove salt totally from the mixture. Rinse with water then with wet rag, dry with clean rag or old towel.

TOILET BOWL CLEANER:OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

1 cup baking soda 1 cup vinegar
10 drops essential oil (optional)

First turn off the filter flow valve of your toilet, then flush 1 or 2 times until water is drained. Pour baking soda into toilet bowl, then slowly pour in vinegar, being sure to get vinegar to cover as much of the bowl surface as possible, then add essential oil. The baking soda will react with the vinegar this is normal. Use your toilet brush to scrub surface and remove any rings or stains. Turn water back on and flush.

FURNITURE POLISH:

3 quarters cup olive oil juice from a quarter of lemon
1 tablespoon vinegar
3-4 drops lemon essential oil (optional)

Dampen rag and squeeze out excess water. Dip damp rag into furniture polish, then wipe on surface of furniture. Buff off with an old dry towel. This can also be used to polish stainless steel.

GLASS CLEANER:

One and 1/2 vinegar One and 1/2 cups water
5-10 drops essential oil (optional)

Mix vinegar , water , essential oil together in spray bottle. Spray on glass and use crumpled newspaper to shine. You can use this to shine chrome and counter tops.

STAINLESS STEEL CLEANER:sinks bksoda

2 tablespoons baking soda 1/2 cup vinegar
2 cups warm water

Mix ingredients in a spray bottle. Mixture will foam up. when it stops bubbling, put on cap and spray stainless steel surface, then wipe clean and dry with lint- free rag. To add extra shine, use furniture polish also.

FABRIC SOFTENER:

vinegar essential oil (optional)

Add 1/4 – 1/2 cup vinegar with several drops of your favourite essential oil to the rinse cycle (or simply place fabric softener in  compartment of your front load washer)

 

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