It’s easy to overspend at the supermarket. You can end up with a cupboard full of expensive products that are toxic and over powering. There simply has to be a better way and there is.
You only need a few basic Pantry staples to whip up your own Homemade Cleaners Recipes. They work the same, if not better than the store bought and your home will be chemical free.
Homemade Cleaners Recipes Video Tutorial
We have included a quick video tutorial that will show you how to make 5 of the most popular Homemade Cleaners Recipes.
You can then continue scrolling our page for all the Printable Cleaning Recipes and Pin those you love. Click Play above now ^
These all natural Cleaning Recipes from Paleo Hacks are entirely chemical free. They have a white vinegar and baking soda recipe that can be used to clean your dishwasher.
They also show you how you can make your own disinfectant wipes using lemon, tea tree and eucalyptus essential oil combined with white vinegar and water. All you need are some cloth squares and you are in business. You can view their entire article here.
Over on Real Simple they show us how to incorporate everyday items into our cleaning products and there are a few surprises including Vodka which is used in their homemade Disinfectant. They also have a Mold and Mildew Cleaner.
Their 10 DIY Cleaning Recipes has something for every job in your home. You can find ther full article here.
Picklee have this excellent roundup of cleaning ideas including a magic dishwasher cleaner to ensure that your dishwasher loses the stink. They also have a carpet stain remover that uses equal parts ammonia and hot water and even a wrinkle release spray that uses fabric softener, white vinegar and water.
There are some excellent recipes to try. You can find the article here
The Maids are a Professional Cleaning service so we are particularly interested in their tips and tricks. They recommend using white vinegar and hot water as a hardwood floor cleaner. You can add a few drops of a favorite essential oil.
If you want to calm your environment you might look to something like lavender whereas if you want to energize it, look at selecting something more fruity like lemon or orange.
The 5 key ingredients used are:
- Dish soap
- Rubbing alcohol
- Hydrogen peroxide
- Baking soda
- You can get their free printable chart here
You can see their article here
Joanie Boeckman is the Simple Living Mama and she knows all too well that you don’t have to break the bank to achieve Pro results when it comes to the cleaning your home.
She has some great homemade recipes including Dusting Spray, Toilet Bowl Cleaner and a great alternative to Bleach. You can download her Free Printable here
Essential Oils perform varied uses around your home and they also add a fresh smell that is hard to beat. This infographic from Hello Glow will assist you to make the right choices.
As you can see the selected Essential Oils are renown for their antibacterial and germ fighting properties which makes them perfect for cleaning. There is a great range of scents and oils to select from here.
We love these Labels from 11 Magnolia Lane and you can download them as free printables.
Some general tips:
- Label bottles using easel tape and a permanent marker
- Use clean bottles and triggers only
- Use different shapes, colors, and sizes of bottles if possible.
- Make enough for 1-2 months of use only.
- Get the free printables on their website here