Make Your Own Money-Saving Cleaning Products

Making my own cleaning products is something that’s always been on my to-do list…right next to “meditate daily,” “learn Italian” and “not hang up on telemarketers.” (In my vision of my most awesome self, these are the kinds of things I do.) In my rush to ring in Spring I was thinking maybe I could make a wager with Mother Nature: ”I green up my cleaning act – you green up my lawn.” Here I am, Mother Nature - doing MY part!
Make your own money-saving cleaning products - it's easier (and cheaper!) than you might think!
My arsenal of all-natural, money-saving cleaning supplies.
1/2 c. water, 1/2 c. vinegar, 6 drops lemon essential oil, 6 drops tea tree essential oil. Cut up old t-shirts into rags, place in jar. Mix liquid, pour over top. Shake to moisten.
Add citrus peels to jar. Cover peels with vinegar, filling it to the top. Let it sit for 2 weeks to infuse. After 2 weeks, strain the peels out leaving just the vinegar. Dilute vinegar with equal parts water, add to spray bottle, and get your clean on!
2/3 cup baking soda, 2 T. liquid castile soap. Mix use to clean, deodorize, and scour sinks, showers, tubs and ceramic tile.
1/4 c. Borax, 1/4 c. Vinegar, 1/4 c. Salt.Mix up and rub paste into carpet stain. Let it soak in for a few hours and then vacuum up.
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