DIY Green Cleaning Products

DIY GREEN CLEANING PRODUCTS

Home cleaning products are one of the most toxic substances. Some toxic home cleaners include chlorine bleach, ammonia, aerosol propellants, petroleum distillates, detergents, and toluene.

These products not only damage the skin, they also emit toxic fumes that affect you and others in the area.

In contrast, green cleaning products are made with popular kitchen ingredients like castile soap, white vinegar, water, and baking soda.

These items known as green products are no doubt available in the pantry and refrigerator of homes. Ergo, green cleaning products are environmentally friendly products applied in cleaning the home.

In lieu of green cleaning products are the diverse chemical laden commodities sitting on the shelves of supermarkets. In contrast to the environmental friendliness of green cleaning products, these alternative commodities often contain toxic chemicals that require leaving doors and windows open to allow for ventilation.

Besides being a healthier option green cleaning products also give the added advantage of saving cost. This article is a guide on how to use items readily available in the home to create cleaning products.

1.    DIY Organic Carpet Cleaner:

Ingredients:

  • Baking soda
  • Liquid soap
  • Essential oil

Procedure

A medley of baking soda, essential oil such as lemon and liquid soap should be made into a paste. Apply the formed paste on the carpet and subsequently scrub the surface, then dry.

2.    DIY Green Product Toilet Wash:

Ingredients

  • Vinegar
  • Liquid soap

Procedure

A cup of vinegar and a drop of liquid soap beaten together, does the magic. Apply the combination under the rim of the toilet bowl. Finally, use your toilet brush to scrub, then flush.  

3.    DIY Green Product Mirror Cleaner

Ingredients

  • Water
  • Newspaper

Procedure

Sprinkling water on the surface of the mirror is the first step. Next, rub the sprinkled mirror surface with newspaper.

4.      DIY Green Product tile cleaner:

Ingredients

  • Baking soda
  • Water
  • Grout brush

Procedure: This simply requires baking soda diluted in water, followed by the use of a grout brush to scrub the tile.

5.    DIY Green Product tub scrub:

Ingredients:

  • White vinegar
  • Baking Powder
  • Sponge

Procedure: Apply undiluted vinegar, precisely a white one in the tub. Further, apply baking powder and a sponge to scrub, then rinse thoroughly with water.

6.    DIY Green Product Oven Cleaner:

Ingredients

  • Orange peels
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar or white vinegar
  • Baking soda

Procedure

Mix orange peels and vinegar. Leave the mixture covered for five days, and then pour the liquid produced from this medley in a spray can. Prior to applying the spray cleaner inside the oven, sprinkle it (the oven) with baking soda. 15 minutes after applying the spray cleaner to the oven, rub off the ingredients.

7.    DIY Green Product Drain Cleaner:

Ingredient:

  • Baking soda
  • Cider Vinegar
  • Hot Water

Procedure

Mix a cup of baking soda and a cup of cider vinegar. Pour into the drain then run sufficient hot water into the drain as well.  

In addition to the stated benefits, green products also provide the following benefits:

  • Allows for durability of household items
  • Green cleaning provides safety for children and pets

Congruent to the health benefit of green cleaning products, it is a great advantage to the eco-system, which is a grand health benefit.

A surge in the demand for green products will compel organizations to reduce or totally eliminate toxic producing chemicals from their products. The effect of this would be an eco-system suitable for the growth of vegetation and animals.

If you need your home cleaned professionally, please call our Gainesville house cleaning service: Green Clean Homes 352-214-0252

GO GREEN!!!!