Natural Cleaning Checklist

Baking Soda

  • Works just as well as more abrasive scrubs.
  • Store it in the fridge to keep perishables fresh. Pour some in the hamper or trash bag, and odors will ;disappear.

Club Soda

  • ;Moisten a rag with club soda and buff, then wipe it dry with a clean cloth.

Cornstarch

  • Put cornstarch on the stain, let sit for 15-30 minutes, and vacum.

Glycerin

  • Peel away as much wax as possible, then dampen a cotton ball with glycerin and rub the rest away.

Hydrogen Peroxide

  • Dip a q-tip into Hydrogen Peroxide and disinfect as you clean between the keys

Ketchup

  • Dab some ketchup on a clean cloth and rub it on tarnished cookware. Coppery color should return in minutes! Rinse cookware in warm water and towel dry.

Kool-Aid

Lemons and Lemon Juice

Milk

  • Put stained clothing in the solution and let soak overnight before washing.

Oatmeal

Olive Oil

Rubbing Alcohol

  • Just dab a cottonball in rubbing alcohol and rub until clean.

Vinegar

  • Mix equal parts vinegar and water to clean and ;disinfect ;counters, sinks, appliances and most surfaces.

White Bread

  • Use a slice of white bread to gently remove the dirt and grime on oil paintings and other fragile items.

Clean your home naturally with these everyday household products. Our Natural Cleaning Checklist shows you how these staple items give you more bang for your buck with their multi-purpose properties. Keep your home clean naturally, and save a bundle in the process!

Tips

  • Lemon juice acts as a natural bleaching agent, so test it out first to make sure it won't discolor the item you're cleaning.
  • Don't worry about the odor when cleaning with vinegar...it fades fast and your home will only smell fresh.