Cleaning products are not only super expensive, but also bad for the environment and often very toxic and therefore bad for our health. In this article, we will show you how to make your own DIY cleaning products, that will not only make all your apartment clean and shiny, but is also safe to use and good for the environment.
Kitchen Cleaner and Air Freshener
For a great DIY kitchen cleaner, all you need are two ingredients. Baking soda and water. Mix 4 tablespoons of baking soda, with 1 quart of warm water. The baking soda is great to clean all the surfaces and remove dirt of stains. If you have smelling places, like the fridge or the trash, baking soda is also a great help. Just take a little box and put baking soda inside. If you have a certain scent you like, you can put some drops of essential oils (orange, lemon, etc.) inside the box. The baking soda catches bad smells and will neutralize them.
Clothing Stain Remover
There is nothing more annoying than ugly stains on your favorite shirt. With our easy DIY stain remover, your clothes are going to look like brand new in no time! All you need for it are 1 gallon of hot water, 1 cup of powdered dishwasher detergent and 1 cup of soft liquid chlorine bleach. Put the mixture on the stain and leave it on for about 20 minutes. Then wash the clothes just as usual. You will see how clean your clothes are going to be after this great DIY trick.
In every house there are usually many brass items. From door handles, over cups and candleholder. We have a wonderful DIY cleaning recipe, that will make your brass shine like it is brand new. All you need for the DIY brass cleanser are two ingredients. Lemon juice and table salt. Take a sponge and put some lemon juice over it. Then sprinkle some salt on the item itself and scrub over it with the sponge. After that, the next step is to wash it thoroughly with water. Then dry it with a clean soft cloth.
Grease is a very hard to clean. Especially in the kitchen area, grease is easily spread and can create stains that are super hard to remove. But with our DIY grease cleaner recipe, your kitchen will shine and look like brand new. All you need are 1/2 cup of sudsy ammonia and 1 gallon of water. Mix the ingredients together and scrub surfaces like your stove, racks, grill and so on with a sponge and the DIY cleaning product. Then just rinse it thoroughly with water and pad dry.
For a cheap and easy to make DIY laundry detergent alternative, all the ingredients you need are 1/4 cup of baking soda and two tablespoons of Sal Sud. If you want to get your withe clothes withe again, you can simply add a cup of 1/4 to the mixture. Just add it to your load of clothes, and you will see how great the DIY laundry detergent works.