By Chad Siemer
If you are still using commercial cleaning products, you may want to consider some alternative cleaning home remedies for the safety of you and your family. Many of the everyday products that you use contain harmful chemicals that are causing chronic illness in your house. Check out these environmentally safe and effective solutions that will clean your house and save you money.
Lemons – natures disinfectant and antibacterial agent
Okay, so your wondering how lemons can help clean your house. Lemons are a natural disinfectants and can be used just about anywhere in the house. Lemons and lemon juice are a great way to clean hard surface areas like your kitchen counter top or your bathroom sink and shower. To use a lemon to clean your counter tops, simply cut the lemon in half. Use the open end of the lemon and squeeze a little juice evenly across the counter top. Use the half lemon as a scrubber if need be. Allow to dry and rinse with water. Lemons are great for bleaching clothes. Mix some juice with regular hot tap water and soak your clothes over night. You will be amazed at the results.
Safe multipurpose cleaner
If you want a safe and effective multipurpose cleaner, mixing vinegar and baking soda will do the trick. You’ll want to mix a half cup of vinegar and a quarter cup of baking soda with two liters of water. This is a great cleaning solution for bathrooms, kitchens, and windows.
Great natural air fresheners
Here are some solutions you can mix to cure even the worst smells in your house. Place baking soda or vinegar with lemon juice in small bowels around the house. Try to place house plants in every room. Letting vinegar simmer on the stove will help eliminate fish smells. Coffee is a natural odor eliminator. Put citrus fruit like oranges and lemons in the garbage disposal to help rid smell. Simmer cinnamon sticks on the stove. Place bowls of fragrant dried herbs and flowers in room.
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