Get the house spick and span with these eco-friendly cleaning recipes.
They are super easy to make and clean just as well as chemical-based products.
Base ingredients can be bought in bulk and can be used to make multiple batches.
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon dishwashing liquid
- 2 tablespoons vinegar
- 2 drops eucalyptus oil
Combine the ingredients in a spray bottle and shake, then allow to settle and top with water.
Spray on surfaces, then wipe off with a clean cloth.
For tough stains, leave for one minute before wiping.
- ¼ cup baking soda
- 2 teaspoons salt
Combine the ingredients in a small bowl, then slowly add water until the mixture forms a paste.
Allow to set for five minutes.
Apply to the oven walls with a sponge, then scrub to remove grime.
Do not use this mixture on the heating elements.
- ½ cup borax
- ½ cup vinegar
Combine the ingredients in a small bowl and mix to form a paste.
Apply to mould or mildew on tiles using a sponge, then scrub off with a stiff-bristled brush.
For tough mould or mildew, leave the paste for an hour before scrubbing off.