Here are the most handy DIY cleaners to make

Lets have some frugal fun with a couple rainy day projects that can save you money. We buy endless amounts of cleaning supplies for our homes that cost much more than if we made them ourselves . Here are some Do It Yourself cleaners that show great end results with little effort and lots of savings.

Window Cleaner
  1. Take 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/2 cup isopropyl rubbing alcohol and 1/2 cup water.
  2. Mix.
  3. Pour into spray bottle.
  4. Spray on glass, tile floors/counters, stainless steel or linoleum floors.
  5. Use your lint free wipe cloth.
All-Purpose Cleaner
  1. 2 Tbls vinegar
  2. 1 Tsp Borax
  3. Hot water
  4. A Couple drops of a mild dish detergent
  5. 10 drop of essential oils can be added at you preference.
  6. Mix all in a 16oz spray bottle until borax dissolves, than apply.

Homemade Floor Cleaner

  1. 1 cup white vinegar
  2. 1 gallon warm water
  3. Mix together and use this to clean vinyl  flooring.

 Carpet Freshener
  1. Mix 3/4 cup baking soda, 2 tbsp corn starch, and 1/4 cup perfumed talcum powder.
  2. Sprinkle on dry carpet.
  3. Let stand 5 to 15 minutes.
  4. Then vacuum.

Mildew Remover/ Disinfectant
  1. Dilute 3/4 cup chlorine bleach in 1 gal of water.
  2. Apply to tile and grout and scrub.
  3. Wipe shower stall and curtain.
  4. Rinse thoroughly.

Drain Cleaner
  1. 1/2 cup salt
  2. 1/8 cup cream of tartar
  3. 1/2 cup baking soda
  4. 6 cups boiling water

  • Removing Soap Scum - Apply baking soda dry or as a thick paste, rub vigorously with a wet sponge, then rinse.

    Round up your old bottles and spray nozzles and start saving some money!


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