Would you like a natural greenhouse cleaner, free of toxins? Melaleuca essential oil is commonly referred to as “tea tree” oil. Melaleuca can purify surfaces and the air. It promotes clear breathing and protects against seasonal threats so while you are cleaning you are helping your body.
This homemade laundry detergent recipe is strong enough for my cloth diapers and husband’s zoo laundry. Plus, it is customizable! My favorite detergent after trying six different recipes. Try it out today!
In honor of Earth Day and your efforts to green your life, we’ve gathered up a bunch of DIY household cleaners for your spring cleaning. From the kitchen to the bathroom and laundry, your home is sure to smell fresh and clean with these essential oil cleaners!
I made a very simple, unscented all-purpose soap using the instructions in Little House in the Suburbs by Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskins. (An excellent book, by the way.) I did modify their recipe slightly but I followed their instructions to the letter. The process looked like this:
I can’t figure out how corporations can make millions (billions?) of dollars a year on household cleaners. Most of them are completely unnecessary. You can clean your whole house really well with a few simple ingredients: baking soda, vinegar, liquid castile soap (like Dr. Bronner’s brand ), and club soda.
Do you like to clean with safe and green cleaners? Whether its for your safety, the good of the environment or the well being of your bank account, DIY cleaners and detergents are easy, safe and they work!