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How to Make Your Own Household Cleaners

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Everyone wants a clean home, but you probably also want your home to be safe. Most household cleaners are made with harsh ingredients like bleach, ammonia and alcohol along with artificial scents that can be irritating on the skin or cause allergic reactions.

But the good news is, to get your home spotless, you don't have to use them.

What You Need
Doing some stocking up now means you'll have just the cleaner you need later on. In order to produce the exact type of cleaner you need for the mess you have, these ingredients are great to keep on hand at all times:

  1. Filtered water
  2. Apple cider vinegar
  3. Essential oils like orange, lemongrass and tea tree
  4. Citrus juice, like lemon
  5. Natural liquid soap
  6. Baking soda
  7. Olive oil
Formulas to Try
Now that you have all the essential items to make homemade household cleaners, you can get mixing to clean out those old ones in no time. Here are some formulas for the most common household cleaners to try:

All Surface Cleaner
  • 1 part apple cider vinegar
  • 4 parts water
  • A few drops of orange essential oil

Glass Cleaner

  • 1 part apple cider vinegar
  • 4 parts water
  • 1/2 tsp natural liquid soap
  • A few drops of tea tree essential oil
Floor Cleaner
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 9 cups hot water
  • 2 tbsp baking soda

Bathroom Cleaner

  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 3/4 cup natural liquid soap
  • A few drops orange essential oil
Furniture Duster
  • 10 drops lemongrass essential oil
  • A few drops olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
Tips for Storage
While these products are safer than traditional formulations you may have bought before, they should still be kept away from little hands and pets. Store your products in spray bottles or tightly sealed containers on a high shelf, so they're out of reach. Make sure they're stored at room temperature and avoid and extreme changes in temperature. Apply them with cut up old t-shirts or rags to reduce waste.

You can find all the items in this post at eVitamins to quickly and easily make your own household cleaners. Get started today and we'll be back tomorrow with more news and tips.

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Cleaners products you may like:
Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds Organic Cleaner
Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds Organic Cleaner
Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds Organic Cleaner
Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds Organic Cleaner
Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds Organic Cleaner
The Honest Company Multi-Surface Cleaner
Sun & Earth Sun & Earth All Purpose Cleaner 
Why you may like this product? An all natural multisurface spray, this cleaner is free of petroleum and other toxins and even works on marble and granite to remove dirt and germs.
Seventh Generation Disinfecting Wipes Lemongrass Citrus
Why you may like this product? With a bright lemongrass and citrus scent, these wipes not only clean and kill germs, but freshen up your entire home. There's no need to wipe or rinse surfaces after using them.
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