There has been much speculation in recent years on the effects of store bought cleaning products on not only an individuals health but also their carbon footprint. For homeowners looking to avoid manufactured mass produced cleaning products, we have selected our top homemade cleaning products made from natural resources commonly found in the home.
The good news is that for homeowners looking to swap out that expensive all purpose store bought cleaner there is a far cheaper, natural and environmentally friendly alternative which can be made at home using just three ingredients, white vinegar, baking soda and to add a nice aroma try adding a few drops of lemon juice. Your homemade all purpose cleaner will be able to clean almost anything, from the bathroom tiles to the kitchen worktops leaving your home smelling citrusy fresh.
Dusting is a necessary and common household chore however it is not necessary to buy furniture polish to dust with. Mixing lemon oil, lemon juice and olive oil can be a very effective homemade alternative to ensure your furniture is beautifully clean and dust free.
Chrome and glass are often tricky to clean let alone to get clean without any streaks. Why not try using White Vinegar, it is great and breaking down tough stains and leaves both glass and chrome surfaces streak free. To make your solution go further you could try adding a little water to the vinegar and even some essential oils to make it smell nice, tea tree, lemon, orange and lavender all work well.
Unblocking the drains can be a time consuming (for those who have to take to a plunger) and or chemical reliant job for many homeowners. However it doesn’t have to be this way, why not try sprinkling baking soda down the drain you are looking to clean followed by vinegar and a few minutes later some hot water. You may need to repeat this process a few times but you should find this homemade cocktail a really good alternative to elbow grease and harsh chemicals.
Generally speaking homeowners looking for natural ingredients for homemade cleaning products won’t have to buy too many ingredients and generally if you have baking soda and vinegar you have the basis of most homemade cleaning products.
Keeping your house clean is a great way to maintain a healthy lifestyle and also enjoy your home. However for homeowners looking for more than maintenance tips Byoot can also help with any home improvement, renovation or extension projects big or small.
Byoot provides a full turnkey solution to our clients, from planning, architects, structural engineers, building control and the build, leaving our clients to focus on their day jobs while we do ours. If you are thinking of extending, renovating or improving your home speak to one of the team on 0208 4509185 or send us an email at email@example.com