You do not have to spend a lot of money on cleaning products to enjoy a nice smelling clean home. A lot of things that may just be laying around your kitchen, your pantry, and your refrigerator can be used for all kinds of concoctions that will surely help you clean your home even better than the type of products you can purchase from stores.
Baking soda is a great ingredient for making a tough cleaning solution that can deal even with the most stubborn stains. You only need to sprinkle some baking soda on a wet sponge and attack grime anywhere you see it. In case you seem to be dealing with really difficult stains, make a paste from baking soda and water and apply on the areas that need cleaning. It will not take long, and the deposits will start dissolving, and you will be able to get rid of them right away. The abrasive action of the baking soda rivals many powder cleaning solutions on the market.
Ammonia is a great choice if you are planning on cleaning windows. The most important aspect to consider is getting the type that does not make suds. This way, you will not have to deal with cleaning the ammonia from the windows afterward. Ammonia also works for making an all-purpose cleaner when mixed with an equal amount of dishwashing soap, and water.
White vinegar, as you may well know, is a great homemade cleaning solution. You can use it as it is, without combining it with anything else, or you can make a mix of equal parts vinegar and water. Mixing them in a spray bottle will help you create an all-purpose cleaning solution. Armed with this cleaning product, completely homemade, you will be able to clean almost any surface.
Rubbing alcohol should not be amiss from your list. You can use this readily available ingredient to create a cleaning solution that will work for any object made from glass in your home, such as mirrors and windows. In a spray bottle, mix equal parts of rubbing alcohol, water, and white vinegar. Not only you will be able to clean every possible glass surface, but you will also ensure that these areas will be properly disinfected. Especially when you live in a home with kids, and children tend to touch everything and then stuck their hands into their mouths, this is a very important aspect.
Table Salt is another ingredient that can be found in anyone’s home and it is very efficient for cleaning grease splatters. All that you need to do is to cover these spills with salt and let them sit for about one hour. You will notice right away that your job has just gotten much easier.