Earth Day is coming up and we’re looking for ways to live a more eco-friendly life. Homemade cleaning products can save you money and often use simple, non-toxic ingredients that are much safer for you, your kids, your pets, and the environment.
Most of these ingredients can be picked up at your local grocery or dollar store. They are easy to make and very inexpensive. Best of all, you can customize these, adding preferred scents if desired, and removing any allergens or irritants.
Be sure to check out our amazing cleaning hacks you probably didn’t already know here.
Homemade Cleaning Products
This homemade window cleaner is super simple to make. You only need a few ingredients and a few minutes and you’ll be all set to get those windows sparkling and clear!
This is nicknamed “Wonder Dressing” because it’s made from the same basic ingredients you would put in your vinaigrette! Sounds crazy, but it works so well!
Because of their use, garbage disposals often end up with that sour smell that is so unpleasant. Toss one or two of these in and it will be fresh smelling in no time.
An all-purpose cleaner is a brilliant idea. No need to have 5 different cleaning products for each surface when one cleaning product will do the trick for all of them!
Save money by making your own dishwasher tablets. Add essential oils to add that fresh scent you prefer.
Bleach can be incredibly effective at killing germs but it’s not always necessary. If you want to use an alternative whenever possible that is safe and all-natural, try this!
I used to think that the stronger the odor from a bathroom cleaner, the more powerful it was. Now I know that I can make my own – one that won’t aggravate my asthma – and still get my bathroom sparkling clean.
Make your own room and linen air freshener with the scents you want in it. Easy and inexpensive!
What could be easier than pouring 3 ingredients into a bottle of water and shake? Then voila! You have an effective homemade dusting spray.
Instead of buying those disposable cleaning wipes, you can make your own reusable ones. This is a great low-waste cleaning idea!
It’s not hard to make your own cleaning supplies. It doesn’t take much time and you’ll be on the way to saving money and saving the planet at the same time!