green cleaning - it\'s a lot more simple (and inexpensive) than you think!
We can hear it everywhere. Organic, green, natural, herbal. If you are like me, a single mother who is busy and working, you may have delayed understanding of all these \"green hype\" just because you don\'t have time to do one more thing. I understand! What is the cost problem other than the time problem? If you go to the grocery store and look at the farm island and have a good look, I can assure you that anything labeled \"organic\" is much more expensive than our old pesticides --ridden veggies! Well, there\'s some good news here. Green doesn\'t always cost more green. Let\'s visit a room in your room- You just sit down and read and hope you can understand how easy it is to be \"green! The best part? In addition to the need to run 2 to 3 bottles of cheap essential oil, you may already have most of these ingredients at home. Kitchen and bathroom natural oven cleaner * 1 cup salt * 1/2 cup borax * 32 oz baking soda * 2 cup white vinegar take part of the powder mixture and add a little water to form a paste. Lay on the surface of the oven for 30 minutes. Wipe with white vinegar. 2) Baking soda, water; salt; vegetable oil- Liquid soap. Sprinkle water on the bottom of the oven. Cover with baking soda. Let\'s sit all night. Wipe and apply liquid soap with a detergent. Rinse. 3) Sprinkle/spray water, then sprinkle a layer of baking soda. Gently rub with very fine steel wool pads to prevent hard points from appearing. Wipe the scum with a dry paper towel or sponge. Rinse and dry. Refrigerator: dissolve 2 tbs to clean the exterior and interior walls. Add baking soda to 1 qt warm water and wipe all surfaces. Rub with baking soda paste for stubborn spots. Be sure to rinse with a clean damp cloth. ( This works well on other enamel The same is true of finished appliances. ) Lavender antibacterial spray this spray smells wonderful and can be twice as good as disinfectant and air freshener. Perfect for trash cans. * 1 cup of warm water * 25 drops of lavender essential oil put water and oil into a spray bottle and mix after shaking well. To use, spray into the air or on the surface you are disinfecting. Floor cleaners: 1) The pencil eraser removes the heel marks on the floor. 2)For greasy, no- Wax floor: * 1 cup of vinegar * 1/4 cup of washing soda * 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil- Mix all ingredients with liquid soap * 2 gallons of hot water, stir well to dissolve the wash soda. Mop as usual. Cleaners for all uses: 1) Vinegar and salt. Mix together for a good surface cleaner. 2) Dissolve 4 tablespoons baking soda in 1 quart off warm water as a general cleaner. 3) Baking soda on a wet sponge. Baking soda cleans the surface of the kitchen and bathroom and processes it with deodorant. Refined powder: baking soda or dry salt. These are mild grinding agents that can be used as a replacement for chlorine refined powder. Just place baking soda or salt on a sponge or surface and rinse it clean. Non- Grinding soft wash: * 1/4 cup of borax * vegetables- Oil-based liquid soap ( (Such as Murphys oil soap) * Put 1/2 teaspoon of lemon oil into a bowl and mix Borax with enough soap to form a creamy paste. Add lemon oil and stir well. Scoop a small amount of mixture onto the sponge, clean the surface, and rinse clean. Kitchen sink washer * 1/2 cup baking soda * 1/8 cup vinegar * 5 drops lemon essential oil * 5 drops orange essential oil combine all the ingredients. You can also try green lime or bergamot. Toilet Cleaner: 1) Sprinkle baking soda in a bowl, then spray it with vinegar and wipe it clean with a toilet brush. Cleaning and deodorant. 2) Fake dental tablets are a good alternative to toilet cleaners. Put two tablets into a bowl and be as clean as other toilet cleaners. Drain Cleaner: 1) For slow drain, use this drain cleaner once a week to keep the drain fresh and blockedfree. * 1/2 cup baking soda * 1 cup white vinegar * 1 gallon boiling water * 1/2 a pour baking soda with lemon and then vinegar. Before flushing the drain with boiling water, let the mixture foam for a few minutes. 2) Another natural drain cleaner * 1 cup of baking soda * 1 cup of salt * 1/4 cup of cream, place all ingredients in a jar with a tight lid. Shake vigorously until the mix is good. To use, pour the 1/4 cup mixture into the drain pipe and then 2 cups of boiling water. Wait 1 minute and rinse with tap water. Bath and tile cleaner: 1) Sprinkle baking soda like a powder. Rub with a wet sponge. Rinse thoroughly. 2) To remove the accumulation film on the bathtub, apply vinegar The strength of sponge and wipe. Next, use baking soda like a powder. Rub with a wet sponge and rinse thoroughly with clear water. Plumbing Fixtures: to clean stainless steel, Chrome, fiberglass, ceramic, porcelain or enamel fixtures, dissolve 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 qt water. Wipe on the fixture and rinse. Mildew remover: dissolve half Half a vinegar cup Glass of borax in warm water. Mold nemesis: * 2 teaspoons of tea tree essential oil * 2 cups of water added to the spray bottle, shake it before use. Suitable for mold and mildew, do not rinse off. For mold and mildew, nothing is more effective than tea trees. Living Room (s) Carpet/upholstery: 1)A great non- The toxic carpet stain remover is soda water. Soak the spots with sodas immediately until the stains disappear. 2) Pet urine on carpet: wipe with towel to absorb as much as possible, wash spots with liquid detergent, rinse with 1/2 cup vinegar diluted with 1 qt warm water. Place the towel or tissue on site and put the weight down to absorb the excess moisture. Let stand for 4 to 6 hours, then remove the towel, freshen up the nap and dry completely. Use an electric fan to speed up drying. Or pour enough baking soda to cover the spots. Let it set until it is wet, lumps, vacuum. Polishing agent and scraping cover for furniture: 1) This polish should be fresh every time you use it. * 1 lemon * 1 teaspoon olive oil * 1 teaspoon of water extract juice from lemon. Mix with oil and water. Put a thin coat on the surface of the wood and let it sit for five minutes. Use a soft cloth to cushion the deep gloss. 2) Use 3 servings of light oil and 1 portion of olive oil along with a drop of lemon juice. 3) Wipe with a soft cloth and a little mayonnaise. 4) Wipe the furniture with a cloth soaked in herbal tea. 5) To remove water stains on wooden furniture, apply white toothpaste on the stains. Let the paste dry and wipe it gently with a soft cloth. Natural powder spray * 100 ml water * 4- Drop lavender, lemon, eucalyptus, Niaouli or pine into a spray bottle and add a selection of essential oils. These bacterial oils leave a fresh and clean scent. Shake well before each use. Glass Cleaner ( Windows and mirrors): 1) Use undiluted vinegar in spray bottles Vinegar and water in spray bottles Add 1/2 lemon juice and 2 glasses of water to the spray bottle 1/2 cup of vinegar or lemon juice, 2 cups of water, 1/4 teaspoon of vegetable oil soap ( Such as Murphy\'s oil soap)5)No- Striped glass cleaner: 1/4 cup of white vinegar, 1 tablespoon of corn starch, 1 quart of warm water. Mix the ingredients, apply them with a sponge, or pour them into a spray bottle. Dry with a crumpled newspaper and wipe off the gloss. ( Use crumpled newspapers instead of paper towels for lintfree results. Wallpaper cleaner: 1) Roll up a piece of white bread and use it to \"erase\" the traces on the wallpaper air freshener/deodorant: 1) Put cloves, cinnamon sticks, spices, or other most popular spices in a pot of water, sim1-2 hours2) Place baking soda in the open container of your choice. Suitable for wardrobes, refrigerators and other small enclosed spaceships2- 3 slices of white bread absorb the smell of the refrigerator 4) Dissolve baking soda in 2 cups of hot water, add lemon juice, pour into a spray bottle and spray into the air as an air freshener Place tasteless cat litter in a bowl to absorb the smell of the room vacuum cleaner and deodorant and moisturize 3 cotton balls with lavender essential oil ( Or your favorite citrus oil, I prefer lemon) Put them in your vacuum cleaner bagbin. If you use the plug-in that comes with the small replaceable oil bottle, here\'s what to try next time you dry. Unplug the device from the wall and remove the empty oil bottle. Remove the top of the oil bottle, with 35- 50 drops of your favorite essential oil, the rest with carrier oil such as sweet almonds. In a pinch, you can use pure vegetable oil from the kitchen. Replace the top and insert it into the plugin to get started! Germ-Buster Wipes (I like this one! ) Mixed lavender, Baili (equal)or Tea Tree)and Eucalyptus. Wipe the surface of the kitchen and bathroom using a spray bottle. Moisten the tissue with this mixture and wipe the surface. Now, isn\'t that easy? Cheap)ideas? Next time you leave your Spic N Span or your sesame oil plugin dry, remember what you learned here. Green cleaning is simple, cheap and healthy for your family. Also, just note that you can add one or two drops of essential oil to most of the recipes above. My favorite is lavender and citrus oil, which can try tea trees because of its fragrance and antibacterial properties. If you don\'t have essential oil at hand, I recommend the mountain rose herb- Reasonable price, completely organic I have ordered from them for several years. Happy Greening!