Simple Homemade Cleaner – Works Amazing!

July 5, 2012 in Vegan Simple Eating Recipes by Lorilee Lippincott

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Hate cleaning the grimy stuff…like the shower?  Putting off scrubbing the fridge?

Hate the chemicals and the price of the clearers that actually work?

A few months ago I posted about simple homemade natural cleaners.  I have been cleaning with these cleaners for the past few years and have been happy with them except for the tough jobs.

That changed last week :)!!

Thanks to my friend Brenda I now have a homemade cleaner that works amazing and is safe around the kids!  (she got it from Andrea of Simple Organized Living)

So, I have no claim for figuring this out, but I will be using it and checking Andrea’s site for more tips.

Last week was pretty busy for me (more on that next Monday).  But I can say that this cleaner saved the day. I have made at least 4 batches of it already!

Here is where I used it with great success:

  • Tile shower – grout discoloration, hard water build-up, caulk and everything!
  • Sinks and toilet
  • Fridge and freezer – inside and out.  …even under the drawers where the drips collect.
  • Oven – inside and out

Spray, let soak for a few minutes and scribe/wipe/rinse off.  (I used a toothbrush on the grout, but after soaking in this cleaner for a few minutes it didn’t take much scrubbing at all).

It is even simple to make — here is the original recipe

When I did it I followed Brenda‘s advice and did 1/4 cup soap mixed with 3/4 cup white vinegar.  I used the cheap dish soap I used on hand and didn’t have to heat it up to mix it.

Do you have a simple, natural cleaner that you use?  

Is there an area you are still looking for a good natural homemade cleaner alternative? (if you are reading RSS join us in the comments)

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