How to Make a Homemade Cleaning Solution
Making your own homemade cleaning solution is an inexpensive and safe way to clean your home. Here are a few tips to help you get started:
The first step in making your own cleaning solution is to eliminate the clutter. Start by organizing your drawers, shelves, and other spaces. Throw away any broken or outdated items, donate those items that you no longer need, and put away items that are not needed right now.
Gather Your Supplies
Now that you have your space organized, it’s time to gather the supplies you will need to make your homemade cleaning solution. You will need the following items:
- White vinegar: Vinegar is an excellent natural disinfectant.
- Baking soda: Baking soda can be used to neutralize odors and buff away dirt.
- Lemon juice: Lemon juice is a natural bleach and deodorizer.
- Essential oils: Essential oils are used to add a pleasant scent to your cleaning solution.
Mix the Solution
Once you have all of your supplies gathered, it’s time to mix the homemade cleaning solution. Start by mixing 1 cup of white vinegar, 1 cup of baking soda, 1/4 cup of lemon juice, and 10-15 drops of your favorite essential oil in a spray bottle. Shake the bottle to mix the ingredients.
Test and Use the Solution
Before using the solution it is important to test it on an inconspicuous spot to make sure it won’t damage any surfaces. Once you are satisfied with the results, use the solution to clean surfaces throughout your home.
Making your own homemade cleaning solution is an easy and inexpensive way to keep your home sparkly clean. By following these simple tips and gathering the necessary supplies, you can make your own solution that is just as good as any store-bought cleaner.