Home cleaning is an ongoing process and to make your kitchen look fresh and stain-free, you have already tried plenty of cleaning products. But nothing resulted in a clean, new-looking kitchen. Plus, chemically infused products tend to ruin your kitchen materials making them look dull.
By grabbing a few of your kitchen ingredients, you can create your homemade cleaner. They are effective, inexpensive, and offer a permanent solution for your stained kitchens.
Follow these easy tips and ideas to make your own homemade cleaning solution–
LIQUID HOMEMADE DISHWASHER
To have your homemade liquid dishwasher, start by mixing 2tsp of kosher salt with 1/2 cup of distilled warm water. Keep stirring the mixture until the salt completely dissolves.
Once done that, take a separate medium-sized bowl and start adding 1/2 cup white vinegar with 1/2 cup of your regular dishwasher and then add 1tsp of lemon juice.
Mix this mixture with water and kosher salt mixture and stir it till it gets thicker. You can also add a natural scent like essential oil to enhance the smell.
HOMEMADE OVEN CLEANER
Mix 3 tsp of baking soda with 1 tsp of hydrogen peroxide and 1 tsp of regular dishwashing soap.
Stir the mixture together and then apply it to the oven. Let it for 20mins and then thoroughly wipe it clean.
You can also try using baking soda and water mixture. Stir them and apply to the oven, let it sit for 20 mins and then wipe it out clean.
A SCENTED ALL-PURPOSE CLEANER
For this natural solution, mix a part of white vinegar with water, a lemon rind, and rosemary sprigs. Pour the solution into a spray bottle and let it get infused for a week.
You can use the solution to remove water stains, trash can stains, wall smudges, and much more. Plus, the natural scent leaves behind a perfect natural smell.
This homemade cleaner has all-purpose cleaning properties.
GLASS CLEANING HOMEMADE SOLUTION
For clean and shiny window glass and house mirrors, mix 1/2 cup of cider vinegar with 1/4 cup of rubbing alcohol (70% concentration) and 2 cups of water. You can also add 1 to 2 drops of any citric essential oil for a pleasant fragrance. But it’s completely optional.
Combine all these ingredients and store them in a spray bottle. And next time when you clean your windows and mirrors, use this solution, leave it for 10-15 mins and wipe it off with a clean cloth.
HOMEMADE ALL-PURPOSE CLEANER USING VINEGAR
Vinegar is known to be a natural cleaner. Its acidic properties can scrub off the hardest stain leaving behind a stain-free kitchen for you.
To get this homemade vinegar mixture, start by mixing 1/2 cup of white vinegar with 1 tsp of baking soda and some lukewarm water to the solution.
Fill the solution into a spray bottle. You can add a few drops of essential oil like citrus, tea tree, etc for a good smell.
BAKING SODA FOR KITCHEN COUNTERS
To get stain-free kitchen counters, mix 4tsp of baking soda with 1 quart of warm water. You can use this solution to clean the kitchen counter, appliances, inside of a refrigerator, etc. I
t can be used on stainless steel to maintain the shine and look. Baking soda can also be used to get rid of stubborn utensil stains.
It is one of the most efficient and effective cleaning agents.
HOMEMADE GREASE REMOVER
Grease stain is the most stubborn of all. They can spoil the whole look of your kitchen once if spotted.
To degrease your kitchen, mix 2tsp of lemon juice with 1tsp of baking soda and 1/2 tsp of liquid castile soap.
Mix this mixture with 2 cups of water.
Put the ingredients in a spray bottle and then spray it on the affected area. Wipe it off with a clean or microfiber cloth for the final results.
HOMEMADE DRAIN CLEANER
Clogged drains are a complete disaster. To get a clean and unclogged sink, sprinkle down 1/4 cup of baking soda and 1/4 cup of white vinegar.
Let the mixture sit for an hour and then pour hot boiling water to rinse it completely. If your drain has a strong smell, repeat the process once again to get a better result.
The above-mentioned homemade cleaning solutions will easily help you get a fresh and new-looking kitchen. Always remember to follow these basic things on a daily basis.
- Clean the spots or stains as soon as you see them.
- Have a habit of deep cleaning your kitchen once every month.
- Clean your kitchen exhaust fan, refrigerator, chimney, etc once every 15 days.