We all know that many commercial cleaning products contain harmful and poisonous chemicals. These products are not environment-friendly and improper disposal can lead to a host of problems including poisoning wildlife and the chemicals seeping into the water table Not to mention that these products come in various bottles and containers that only contribute to the amount of trash we throw away. The best solution is to make your own cleaning products using environment-friendly ingredients. Contrary to what you might think, making these environment-friendly cleaners is actually easy.
Mix one-fourth cup of baking soda with a cup of white vinegar. This mixture will fizz and rise up so put your container over the sink or the toilet first to minimize the mess in your house. Apply this mixture while it’s still fizzing directly on to the toilet. Allow it sit for fifteen minutes then brush the toilet with a stiff bristled brush or a natural pumice stone. This is an effective way of removing limescale.
Making a green glass cleaner is easy, just mix equal amounts of white vinegar and water. You can put the mixture in a bottle because it can be used multiple times without going bad. Apply this mixture to mirrors and windows to wipe it clean. This can also be used to clean the toilet rim and make it shiny. If the glass you’re trying to clean has areas that are greasy, you can add a teaspoon of dishwashing liquid to help cut the grease.
Mix together a fourth cup of white vinegar and an eighth of a cup of baking soda. Add a liter of water to this mixture and what you get is a very useful all-purpose cleaner that you can use in practically any room in the house for a variety of purposes. You can use it to clean your kitchen including the floors, work area, and the shink. You can use it to clean the toilet handles and even the bathroom fixtures and the shower panels.
Cleaning bathroom mold
One of the biggest headaches for anyone cleaning the house is the growth of mold in between the tiles in the bathroom. One of the more effective natural solutions for this problem is by mixing one part hydrogen peroxide (3% solution) to two part water. Spray this mixture over the mold growth. Allow it to sit there for almost an hour and then scrub and rinse.
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