There are so many cleaning solutions in the market today. With these options in mind, it could be a bit overwhelming to choose the right kind for your home. Of course, it’s ideal to have something that’s environment-friendly and free from various toxins that could pose a threat to your family’s health.
Keep in mind that indoor air quality is an essential trait that your home should have. Commercial cleaning products sometimes seep into the air to alter its purity, leading to the production of allergens and other viruses.
Look around your home. You’d see that there are many fluids and elements that you can use to clean specific parts of the home and some for personal use. But these items can actually be combined to create the perfect cleaning concoction. So if you are on a tight budget and in need of a better alternative to mopping your floors, cleaning your walls and countertops, we’ve got the ideal ingredients for you.
So what are the key ingredients for a homemade cleaning solution?
Key Ingredients for a Homemade cleaning solution
For one thing, water helps eliminate grime and act as the base material for the other ingredients. White Vinegar dilutes the solution and lessens its acidity. It’s best used on stone and high-quality concrete surfaces.
Rubbing Alcohol is used to speed up the evaporation and to add a bit of flare to its smell. Liquid dish soap, on the other hand, is used to de-grease the floor and remove strongly-bonded dirt.
Finally, essential oils (with fragrance) produce a nice smell after the cleaning ingredients are mixed. The white vinegar in itself smells a bit weird when used for cleaning. So if you want to have both clean and fragrant floor, these oils would help. You can also add a bit of lemon to the cleaning solution, as it has properties that help prevent damage to some fabrics or wooden floors. It’s also low in acidity, making it the ideal companion to the usual alcohol-white vinegar tandem.
It’s as simple as that! You can combine the ingredients in a separate bucket and place it in a spray bottle for easy spreading.