Frugal and Simple Homemade Household Cleaner Recipes
Are you in fall cleaning mode? I am for sure! The smell of fall is in the air and my house is in serious need of a deep cleaning before we have to be stuck inside all winter.
Now there’s no need to shell out a lot of money on expensive cleaners from the store, you can make them yourself of course!
First of all….don’t buy those expensive Magic Erasers, you can get them for less than half the price or make your own super-scrubber solution for a similar effect. Just check out this Homemade Magic Erasers post for details.
Start With the Basics….
You can have all of the cleaners in the world but make sure you are cleaning with some good old fashioned elbow grease too!
Cleaning the Bathroom and Kitchen….
If you want your bathroom to have a super invigorating, fresh scent, you can clean the entire thing with just a grapefruit and a bit of salt. Here’s how to make a Grapefruit Bathroom Cleaner. You could also make a homemade all purpose cleaner and use Grapefruit Essential Oil as well for a similar effect.
Have doors on your shower or tub? Keep them clean with these tips on Cleaning Shower Door Tracks.
Do you have granite in your house? Here is a very simple Granite Cleaner you can try. If you have stainless steel in your kitchen you also might want to check out this Stainless Steel Cleaner. It works great for us!
Cleaning up the grout in your tiles can make a huge difference in how clean your bathroom or kitchen looks. Here’s how to make a homemade Grout Scrub.
Soft Scrub like cleaners are great for cleaning that stuck on goo. Here’s how to make a Homemade Soft Scrub.
For All Over the House….
These Homemade Cleaning Wipes are awesome to keep around all winter long for quick cleaning. They are easy to make and disposable which makes them excellent for the times when there is sickness in the home.
Dingy, spotted carpets? Make some homemade Carpet Cleaner.
Other Cleaning Tips….
Now would be a great time to clean up your jewelry too since you are on a cleaning spree! Here’s a simple Homemade Jewelry Cleaner. You could also clean up your makeup brushes while you are at it as well with this homemade Makeup Brush Cleaner.
It’s also a great time to clean up your pots and pans are really make them shine. Here are some tips on cleaning up burnt pans. This actually works too, I do it all of the time!
Keep your home smelling fresh when you are done cleaning by making an All-Over DIY Freshener.
Clean and freshen up your wardrobe with this simple Stain Remover for clothing. If you can’t get the stains out it may be time to clean out your wardrobe. 🙂
And you may also want to give your washing machine a good clean also! (I need to do this!) Here’s how to naturally clean your washing machine.
Are you doing a deep cleaning this year for fall cleaning?