Combine 1 cup of water, 1 cup of white vinegar, and 20 drops of essential oil (such as lavender or lemon) in a spray bottle. This mixture can be used to clean countertops, sinks, and other surfaces.
Mix 2 cups of water, 1/2 cup of white vinegar, and 1/4 cup of rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle. This solution is perfect for cleaning windows, mirrors, and glass surfaces.
Mix 1/2 cup of baking soda with 10 drops of essential oil (such as tea tree or peppermint) in a jar. Sprinkle this mixture on carpets, let it sit for 15 minutes, then vacuum it up!
Just toss 1 cup of baking soda into the washing machine instead of store-bought detergent and wash as usual.
Mix 1/4 cup of baking soda and enough water to make a paste. Apply the paste to your stovetop, let it sit for 10 minutes, then scrub it with a sponge and rinse it off.
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Mix 1/4 cup of baking soda and 1/2 cup of vinegar in a bowl. Pour this mixture into your toilet bowl and let it sit for 10 minutes before scrubbing with a toilet brush.
Mix 1/2 cup of baking soda and enough water to make a paste. Apply the paste to the inside of your oven, let it sit for 15 minutes, then scrub it with a sponge and rinse it off.
Mix 1/2 cup of baking soda and 1/2 cup of white vinegar. Pour this mixture down your drain, let it sit for 10 minutes, then flush it with hot water.
Easy DIY Cleaning Recipes
Making your own cleaning recipes is not only eco-friendly but also budget-friendly. These DIY cleaning recipes are simple to make and use ingredients you may already have in your home. By using these recipes, you can keep your home clean and safe for your family!
Kacey received her bachelor's in Psychology while cheering for the University of Oregon. They moved to Reno in 2014 and have loved it ever since. She is a dedicated homeschooling mother to her three children.
She serves on the hospital board for Northern Nevada Health Systems and is passionate about her community.
Kacey loves exploring with her family and finding family-friendly events and activities! A few of her favorite things include family adventures, traveling, working out, coffee, and dessert!