The Go-To Green Cleaner Your Home Has Been Waiting For

5 Materials
$20
10 Minutes
Easy

Ok, no one loves cleaning (and if you do, please don't brag  ) but we've got some great DIY all purpose cleaners for you that we promise you'll love! Our Material of the Week, liquid castile soap offers a safe, organic alternative to many store-bought insect sprays, all purpose cleaners and even laundry detergent. Castile soap is 100% safe for your skin and is made from all natural vegan oils. Pair it with

the chemical free organic diy cleaner your home has been waiting for

3 Ingredient Tub & Shower Cleaner

Hometalker Karen at  came up with this tub and tile cleaner after she spent years cleaning with vinegar and just wasn’t sold on the smell. (Let's face it, is anyone??) This DIY cleaner uses just 3 ingredients, cleans well and smells great.

the chemical free organic diy cleaner your home has been waiting for

To make this tub and tile cleaner, blend 3/4 cup baking soda and 1/4 cup liquid castile soap together until combined. The mixture will be thick. If you want a smoother cleaner, add a little water and stir again.

the chemical free organic diy cleaner your home has been waiting for

Add 10-15 drops of lemon essential oil, blend well, and you're done. It smells so good -- no sharp vinegar smell, just a fresh, clean lemony fragrance!

the chemical free organic diy cleaner your home has been waiting for

Use this cleaner in your shower, tub, sinks, and counter tops. It effectively cleans and rinses to a sparkling shine every time. Not only is it a fantastic, chemical-free cleaner, you can't beat the smell! Win-win!

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DIY Essential Oil & Castile Soap Cleaner

For this all-purpose DIY cleaner, Chanda over at  combined castile soap and essential oils for a kid-safe, pet-safe, cleaner that works!

the chemical free organic diy cleaner your home has been waiting for

To make your own: Fill your spray bottle 3/4 of the way with fresh water. Add 1/4 cup of your favorite castile soap. Chanda recommends almond, peppermint or lavender.

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Next, add 10 drops each of lemon oil and tea tree oil. Mix by gently shaking. Both lemon oil and tea tree oil kill bacteria and fungus without introducing harmful chemicals into your home. And...they smell awesome!

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Cheers from Chanda for a happy healthy home, and a clean, green DIY cleaning solution!

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  • Carol Cole
    on Aug 29, 2018

    Then ,just to be sure, you scrub it with the stuff in the dish and then spray it?

    • Karen V
      on Sep 4, 2018

      There are 2 recipes:

      The 1st cleaner is like soft scrub....use and rinse clean

      The 2nd is a spray type cleaner

  • Kris
    on Aug 29, 2018

    Anyone know how to remove melted vasoline from my favorite vinyl backpack and poly clothes. It got on a bra and I have washed it 6 times and still greasy wet feel when dry.

  • Tgw1
    on Aug 30, 2018

    how do you use the tile cleaner, it looks like goop.

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  • Sandra Bock
    on Aug 30, 2018

    the problem in the back of my car an on carpet.

  • Sandra Bock
    on Aug 30, 2018

    I try that I was thinking about the Borax an Dawn soap but wasn't sure. But how ever I do still have the cleaner left as well. so I try that again . Thank you for your help.

    • RLC771
      on Aug 30, 2018

      Hey Sandra..

      What exactly are you dealing with? Is there a stain and odor in your car's carpet or just an odor?

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