Recipes of Homemade Eco Friendly Cleaning Products

dakStarred Page By dak, 15th Sep 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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So let us make our own Green cleaning products that are non-toxic and environmentally friendly and save Money .

Save Money With Homemade Cleaning Products.

Cleaning is a part of life. Study have found 32 million pounds of toxic household cleaning products goes down the drain every day contaminating ground water.Toxic ingredients like phosphoric acid, toluene, tetrachloroethylene,xylene,phosphates, sodium hydroxide, sodium hypochlorite (bleach) are found in household cleaning products are responsible for birth defects, fatigue, depression,allergies, asthma, headaches, chest pains, dizziness, eye and skin irritations and cancer.

So let us make our own Green cleaning products that are non-toxic and evriormently friendly.Many of the solutions are made from ingredeints commonly found in our homes. They are also very easy and inexpensive to make.We are not only protecting and saving our selves from harm but also we are helping our environment to be pollution free.

Drain cleaner :Pour equal amount of baking soda and vinegar in to drain after 20 minutes flush with hot water.
Deodorizers: Fill a small container (haly full) with baking soda or ativated carbon powder and leave it witout top lid in refrigerators,bath room,or in kitchen. You can also use activated carbon powder.
All purpose cleaner: To 2 parts of water add 1 part of white vinegar with few drops of dishwashing soap.This is a great cleaning solution for glass, stainless steel, countertops laminate and plastic surfaces.
To remove stains, grease streaks : Mix equal parts of white vinegar and water. Pour it it in spray bottle and spray the effected area with this solution. After 20 Min crub the area with a stiff brush and rinse with water.
Disinfectant Solution: 2 Tablespoons Borax, ΒΌ cup lemon juice, 2 cups hot water, combine the ingredients in a spray bottle.
Dish washing Paste : Add equal parts of commom salt and flour with little vinegar to make it pasty.Can be used on pots and frying pans.
Carpet Strains:Spread corn meal on the strain area. After 15 minutes use vacuum cleanet to remove the corn meal.
Window cleaner : Ammonia, white vinegar,baking soda, lemon juice and blue food coloring.
Wet bloodstains:Hydrogen peroxide. It is odorless, antibacterial and nontoxic .
To clean silver jewelry and copper articles: Apply ketchup and scrub with toothbrush after 10 minutes and then rinse with water.
Soft Scrubber : Add eqal amount of baking soda and liquid detergent 1 teaspoon of vegetable glycerin to keep the product moist.
To remove tarnish from silverware: First pour hot water on the article. Then in a cup of hot water add baking soda and a pinch of common salt and mix it well pour the same over the article. Leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse well with warm water and dry or rub the tooth paste on the article and then rinse well with warm water.
Furniture polish: Take 2 cups of olive oil and mix it with 1/2 cup of lemon juice . Store it in spray bottle. Spray it on the furniture and wipe it it with soft cloth.
For cleaning eyeglasses:Use Vodka or any alcohol. It cleans with leaving any it evaporate fast. You can also use car wax on camera lenses and eyeglasses.
Stain remover : Borax can be used as a stain remover and a substitute for bleach.
Fragrance for cloth : Essential oils help add a pleasing scent to homemade cleaning solutions.
Starching : Cornstarch can be used as a starching solution for clothing. Cornstarch also absorbs oils and greases.
Scrubbing copper bottom pots : Lemons juice can be used to clean and shine the pans. Lemon juice is a natural bleach and degreaser.
Toilet bowl cleaner : Mix 1 cup of borax with 1/2 cup white vinegar and sprinkle the mix. Leave it overnight and flush with water.


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author avatar Sourav
15th Sep 2010 (#)

Good article!

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author avatar Retired
16th Sep 2010 (#)

thanks for share this great article.

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author avatar Retired
16th Sep 2010 (#)

Very interesting

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author avatar halfling
17th Sep 2010 (#)

Gonna try the toilet bowl cleaner tomorrow night, all of our toilets have rings that just don't clean away, hope this helps.

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author avatar CC23
5th Oct 2010 (#)

love the point. hope people will try to practice these. thanks for the share. =)

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author avatar Smali
8th Mar 2011 (#)

Always use the Whose things which is free of side effects.

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