It’s time for Spring Cleaning in our house and with three little ones running around it’s always a great idea to use as few chemicals as you can so I thought I would put together a quick list of some of my favorite Homemade Household Cleaning Recipes you can make with just 12 items!
Not only are homemade cleaners safer for your family, they are also a great way to save money on household products!
Here are 12 cleaners you can make with just 12 different ingredients! Grab the shopping list and double check it because I’m guessing you already have most of these items on hand and you most likely won’t need to buy everything listed.
Household Cleaner Shopping List
Once you have all these ingredients on hand you can make any of the recipes below! The ideas are really endless, for example if you have Castile soap you can also make your own hand soap, body wash and more so these few ingredients create just about any household cleaning recipe you can imagine!
All of these ingredients are priced around $1 or less! The only exception is the Castile soap which comes in a HUGE Bottle for around $13-$14 in most stores. That’s a huge bottle that will last you a really long time since it’s so concentrated you won’t ever use very much at one time.
Windex – Requires Vinegar, Alcohol and Corn Starch
Soft Scrub – Requires Baking Soda, Castile Soap, Water
Stainless Steel Cleaner – Requires Vinegar, Baking Soda and Hot Water
DIY Drain Cleaner – Requires Vinegar, and Baking Soda
Wood Floor Cleaner – Requires Vinegar, Borax, Dish Detergent
Carpet Cleaner – Requires Vinegar, Washing Soda, Essential Oils (Optional) & Hot Water
Laundry Detergent – Requires Fels-Naptha, Washing Soda, Borax, Baking Soda, Oxi Clean (optional)
Toilet Bowl Cleaner – Requires Baking Soda, Vinegar
Oven Cleaner – Requires Baking Soda, Peroxide, Dawn
Clorox Wipes – Requires Alcohol, Dawn
Pinesol – Requires Lemon, Baking Soda, Dawn, Tea Tree Oil (Optional)
Drain Cleaner – Requires Baking Soda and Vinegar
Dishwasher Detergent – Requires Washing Soda, Borax, Salt, Lemon Juice
Here are a few other tips you might want to check out while you’re in Spring Cleaning Mode!
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