Smart recipes for a green home

 

 

 

Most household products available on the market are indeed highly effective and will leave your residence spotless, but at the same time they are extremely aggressive with the environment and will endanger your family’s health too. The majority of them have in their composition toxic substances that can cause severe adverse effects and damage the environment. For this reason, it is highly advisable to consider switching to natural, organic cleansers. They will save you serious amounts of money and will enable you to keep your home clean and your family safe.

 

Moreover, the good news is that you can easily make several natural home cleaners on you own by using substances you probably already have in your home. Below is a list of the most frequently used ingredients that can be mixed and result in highly efficient cleaning substances.

 

• White distilled Vinegar- used as a disinfectant, removes mildew, cuts grease and stains

 

• Water

 

• Baking Soda- used as a deodorizer, cleans very well

 

 • Lemon

 

• Essential Oils- for a nice smell

 

• Table Salt- great scrub for difficult stains

 

• Eco-friendly Cloth or Sponge

 

These are cheap and highly efficient substances that can use used in various mixes and for an infinite number of stains. For instance, an easy recipe for a basic natural cleaning product implies mixing eight parts of warm water and one part of vinegar. If the smell is too strong add essential oils. You can use the obtained liquid for various parts of the home to remove difficult stains and dirt.

 

In addition, for a perfect kitchen cleanser and disinfectant blend a little lemon juice, and ¼ of castile soap. Spray this substance over your countertops, oven, sink, and all dirty surfaces. It works miraculously. Likewise, cleaning you bathroom can be a real challenge, but now you can make an extra-efficient natural product in just a few minutes. Mix ¼ cup of baking soda with a little warm water. Spray it over the dirty surfaces and leave it for a few minutes, then wipe it off. You can use it on your toilet, fixtures, tiles and more.

 

Furthermore, many people use air fresheners in their homes. However, they are not recommended because they contain toxic fumes. Fortunately, you can make you own air freshener at home by using one cup of vinegar or baking soda and one tablespoon of lemon juice. This mix, left in a plate for a few hours will absorb unpleasant smells inside your home.

 

These are just a few suggestions that may help you go green with your house cleaning. Using chemical ingredients is dangerous for both humans and the environment; thus, you should really consider switching to the eco products. It’s much safer!