18 Homemade Cleaner Recipes {clean}


How to make homemade cleaner and homemade remedies for natural cleaning at home. If you are tired of buying cleaners or are more interested in making your own with more natural ingredients, then these cleaners are right up your alley. Not only are these recipes more natural, they’ll save you money in the long run.

How to make homemade cleaner recipes with these ideas which include granite cleaner, bathroom cleaner, floor cleaner, soft scrub, window cleaner and so much more!


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After you have made your own natural cleaners add a pretty Printable Cleaning Label by Mom 4 Real to your bottles with these free labels.

Sharpen your garbage disposal blades and freshen it at the same time with these vinegar and lemon Garbage Disposal Tablets by Pinned and Repinned. Works double duty!

Here is a cleaning tutorial you might just want to add to your Spring cleaning checklist! Mom 4 Real’s tutorial uses common kitchen supplies to make your Stainless Steel sparkly clean and smudge free!

This Homemade Granite Cleaner by No. 2 Pencil will leave your granite streak free, sparkling and only costs a fraction of the store bought cleaner.

Only 4-ingredients necessary to make streak-free window cleaner by One Good Thing, alcohol, ammonia, and dishwasher detergent.  It works so well you don’t even need to use a squeegee.

This Homemade Floor Cleaner recipe by Live Simply which mixes castile soap and essential oils is perfect for multi-surface floors.

Spring Cleaner

Spring Cleaner

Vinegar and baking soda makes a terrific mattress refresher and cleaner!  The post shows you How to Clean Odors & Stains from Mattresses by Yellow Bliss Road using a towel and the DIY cleaner to beautifully clean your mattress stains.

Classy Clutter shows us How to Remove Mildew Smell from Towels by using vinegar on the rinse cycle instead of fabric softener.

Who would have thought that washing machines need cleaning too?  This How to Clean a Washing Machine remedy by Practically Functional is perfect for bringing your washing machine back to it’s former glory.  I guarantee you will have the necessary ingredient already in your home.  {{wink}}

An easy way to clean your diamond rings at home with this simple Bling Wash by Living with Landyn using windex and dish soap.

This homemade Carpet Cleaner Solution by Root + Revel works really well.  It’s easy to make, works quickly, and does not leave a lingering odor.

A tried and true Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe by Smart School House that has low suds so it is safe to use in a high efficiency washing machine.

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Eliminate odor and freshen the toilet with these DIY Toilet Fizzies by Homespun with Love.  The recipe combines citric acid, peroxide, baking soda and vinegar.

This homemade DIY Shower Cleaner solution by The Bold Abode works really well.  It’’s easy to make, works quickly, and does not leave a lingering odor.

A simple trick to remove hard water deposits and Clean Your Shower Head by A Real Life Housewife is to place some vinegar in a bag and cover shower head.  Let sit over night and voila. Effortless!

This All Purpose Cleaner by Seaman Mom has cleaning power, it’s super easy to make, it’s convenient as you normally have all ingredients around the house anyway. No harmful toxins will sit around your house and you can use it to clean both your kitchen and bathroom, with great success.

Learn how to get your sparkling clean with this simple Shower Door Cleaner recipe by Debbie Doo’s that uses Dawn dish soap and vinegar. Spray on and scrub with a Magic Eraser.

While prevention may be key to keeping the bathroom clean, it is still necessary to give the tub a thorough scrubbing once in a while. When that time comes, make your own Soft Scrub by Live Simply!

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18 Homemade Cleaner Recipes {clean}
Difficulty Cost Time Age Person Event
$0 or Free
$1 to $25
30 Minutes

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