DIY All-Purpose Cleaner
Although I don't have anything against 409, I decided that making my own all-purpose cleaner would be more budget-friendly. Plus, now there are less harsh chemicals hanging out at our house!
I literally read every recipe for all-purpose cleaner. Until my eyes hurt. And until I realized that I would eventually just have to choose one. I used a recipe that seemed to be pretty popular--so far, it has worked fantastic! I was actually surprised by how well in cleaned our bathtub :)
Here's the recipe I used:
3 tablespoons of distilled vinegar
1/2 teaspoon of washing soda
1/2 teaspoon of gentle dish soap (or castile soup)
10 (or so) drops of essential oil (or 1/4 cup of lemon juice)
2 cups of hot water
It was so simple to make and it also smelled so good! I used lavendar drops (which also disinfect!) and my house smelled fresh and airy--which was a nice change to it smelling like Lysol :)
Just because I had fun making labels...
If you haven't tried making homemade cleaning solutions, I encourage you to try. I look forward to experimenting with other recipes!
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