Natural Cleaning Solutions

10 Green Cleaning Tips that won’t break the bank



All Purpose Cleaner

  • ½ cup pure soap
  • 1 gallon hot water
  • ¼ cup lemon juice

Tub & Tile

Firm bristle brush with baking soda and all-purpose
cleaner. Clean grout with 3 parts baking soda and 1
part water.

Laundry Detergent

  • 1 part Borax
  • ¼ part Washing Soda

Floor Cleaner

  • ½ cup Hydrogen Peroxide
  • ¼ cup Vinegar
  • ¼ cup Washing Soda
  • 1 gallon warm water

Drain Cleaner

  • ¼ cup Baking Soda
  • ¼ cup Salt
  • ½ cup Vinegar

Pour baking soda & salt down drain, add vinegar,
cover with stopper. Wait 15 minutes then flush with
boiling water.

Carpet Cleaner

Sprinkle baking soda, rub in, vacuum in 1 hour. For
tough stains try cold soda water or blot with vinegar
and soapy water.

Porcelain Stain Remover

Let it sit in Borax and Lemon juice paste for 1 hour
and scrub.


  • 1 tsp Borax
  • 2 tbsp Vinegar
  • ¼ cup soap
  • 2 cups hot water

Oven Cleaner

Apply a paste of baking soda & water, let sit
overnight, remove with soapy cloth.

Mirror / Window Cleaner

  • ½ cup White Vinegar
  • 1 gallon warm water

Fabric Softener

¼ cup vinegar in the final rinse cycle.

Dusting Spray

1 tsp olive oil + ½ cup vinegar – Apply with a soft cloth.

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