33 Homemade Remedies For Cleaning The House!


How to make homemade remedies for kitchen, natural cleaning the bathroom, flooring homemade cleaning recipes, cleaning solutions with vinegar, natural household cleaners, homemade laundry detergent recipes and even homemade fabric softener. You’ll be able to make your own natural household cleaners to clean everything in the house with these 33 homemade remedies.  Use this free printable Stain Removal Guide as a quick reference for when you’re doing laundry on how to treat common stains.


Homemade Remedies for Kitchen

How to Clean Your Stainless Steel Appliances

1.  How to Clean Your Stainless Steel Appliances ~ For a natural stainless steel cleaner to clean fingerprints and other streaky stains on appliances, simply put some olive oil on a clean, soft cloth and wipe. Olive oil also works on sink stains, too.

2.  Natural Homemade Oven Cleaner ~ Here are a few safe natural homemade oven cleaner recipes you can try.

3.  Homemade Drain Cleaner Recipe ~ If your drain is clogged the first thing to try is a plunger. If that fails here are some homemade drain cleaner recipes. Granite (or any counter-top) shine cleaner recipe 4.  Granite (or any counter-top) shine/cleaner ~  Take a spray bottle, fill it about 1/8th full with rubbing alcohol, add a drop of Dawn dish washing soap, a few drops of scented oil (optional, but makes it smell so good), fill the rest of the way with water, shake together, and you’re good to go! It makes your granite (or any counter-top) shine and feel so smooth at a fraction of the price.

Make Your Own Dishwasher Soap {recipe}

5.  Make Your Own Dishwasher Soap {recipe} ~ Tired of loading the dishwasher after dinner and finding you are out of dishwasher soap?  Save money and grocery store trips and make your own. It’s really easy and last’s forever! How To Make Foaming Soap Recipe

6.  How To Make Foaming Soap Recipe ~ Making your own foaming soap  is so easy and inexpensive – Use our “how to many foaming soap recipe” as a guide!

Homemade Soap Scum Remover Recipe

Natural Cleaning The Bathroom

7.  Homemade Soap Scum Remover Recipe ~ It’s pretty simple. Heat up some vinegar (I used a cup of vinegar and nuked it for 2 minutes). Then pour it in your spray bottle, add an equal amount of blue Dawn (the website comments were pretty specific about getting the blue kind), shake gently, and voila! Unclog The Sink with Natural Ingredients

8.  Unclog The Sink with Natural Ingredients ~ It’s easier than you think to unclog the sink using natural ingredients!  Today’s tip is from Dana is showing us how to unclog a drain without using harsh chemicals. Homemade "Comet" Natural Cleaning Recipe

9.  Homemade “Comet” Natural Cleaning Recipe ~ Mix 1 cup Baking Soda 1/4 cup Borax for a non-abrasive cleaner similar to Comet.

Non-Toxic Bathroom Cleaning and Homemade Soft Scrub Recipe

10.  Non-Toxic Bathroom Cleaning and Homemade Soft Scrub Recipe ~ 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!

Showerhead Homemade Cleaner Recipe

11.  Showerhead Homemade Cleaner Recipe ~ Use this ”explosive“ homemade cleaner to blast away all of those hard water deposits that are blocking your shower head.

Getting Rid of that "Boy Smell" in the Bathroom

12.  Getting Rid of that “Boy Smell” in the Bathroom ~ Cleaning the toilet, floor and walls at least once a week, with these steps, will keep the smell at bay and you won’t have to worry about what your guests think anymore! Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner

Flooring Homemade Cleaning Recipes

13.  Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner ~ A great and inexpensive substitute to commercial cleaners from baking soda, ammonia, white vinegar, and warm water. Laminate Floor Spray Homemade Cleaning Recipe

14.  Laminate Floor Spray Homemade Cleaning Recipe ~ The four simple ingredients were under my sink already.  Who knew….And the best part is it works so much better than the store bought…no streaks….I also found a recipe for carpet stain remover that actually works saving another $5 and reducing the impact on the environment to boot.

15.  Homemade Carpet Cleaning Recipe ~This homemade solution works really well.  It’s easy to make, works quickly, and does not leave a lingering odor. Flooring Homemade Cleaning Recipes

16.  Homemade Wood Floor (and All-Purpose) Cleaner Recipes ~  This recipe which mixes equal parts water, vinegar, and isopropyl alcohol, with a few drops of dish soap. Ahh, Eureka!

Cleaning Solutions With Vinegar

Cleaning Solutions With Vinegar

17.  Greener Household Cleaners ~ All-Purpose Cleaner & Disinfectant made from Vinegar, Baking Soda, Peroxide, Alcohol (not pictured), Borax, Washing Soda, Essential Oils.

Cleaning Solutions With Vinegar

18.  Three Ways to Clean Using Vinegar  ~ Practical tips for saving money on cleaning supplies and using natural ingredients at home.

Homemade Window and Glass Cleaner Recipe

Natural Household Cleaners

19.  Homemade Window and Glass Cleaner Recipe ~ after reading 48 recipes and their the reviews {and a bunch of trial and error} I picked the following “recipe” as my favorite. 20.  Homemade Furniture Polish Recipe ~ Combine  1/2 tsp Olive Oil, 1/4 cup Vinegar or Lemon Juice, Mix in a glass jar and use rag to polish surfaces.

All Purpose Cleaner and Natural Cleaning Wipes

21.  Recipe for Homemade Cleaner: All Purpose Cleaner and Natural Cleaning Wipes ~ You can use this solution to clean your walls, disinfect light switches, door knobs and phones, clean appliances, spot clean floors and carpets, use as a pre-treatment for stains on clothing, clean cabinet doors, kid;s toys, tennis shoes, and so much more!

all crafts How To Clean Jewelry {costume, silver, gold, pearl}

Photo Credit ~ Stella Dot

22.  How to clean jewelry at home ~ Several proper cleaning techniques on how to clean jewelry such as costume, silver, gold, pearl, and even turquoise jewelry.

Natural Household Cleaners

23.  Diamond Jewelry Cleaner Recipe ~ An easy way to clean your diamond rings at home. How To Spring Clean Your Mattress

24.  How To Spring Clean Your Mattress ~ Using a kitchen strainer sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress and let it sit.  I leave it for an hour or more, usually the time it takes for me to finish washing all the bedding and press the bed skirt.

Homemade Laundry Detergent

25.  DIY Laundry Detergent ~ I store the detergent in a very large glass jar  and it is large enough to hold all 2 gallons (approx) of laundry detergent.

Homemade Cloth Diaper & Laundry Detergent recipe

26.  Homemade Cloth Diaper & Laundry Detergent ~ A tried and true homemade laundry detergent recipe that cleans well but doesn’t cause diaper rash.

Natural Cleaning The Bathroom

27.  How to Make Homemade OxiClean to Save Money {stain remover} ~ Perhaps this has not entered your mind but making your own is easily doable and cheap. It is simply a matter of buying a few ingredients and mixing. Goodbye To Yellow Armpit Stains

28.  Goodbye To Yellow Armpit Stains ~ The stain remover mixture as consisting of one part Dawn dishwashing liquid mixed with two parts HYDROGEN PEROXIDE.  You can also make your own Natural Deodorant recipe. Homemade Stain Pre-treater Recipe {Shout}

29.  Homemade Stain Pre-treater Recipe {Shout} ~ A simple recipe to replace “Shout”, but do not use on anything that will be washed with chlorine bleach due to the ammonia! 30.  Washing Linen and Vintage Napkins {how-to} ~ Here’s the Colorado Lady’s tips on how to clean cloth and all of your vintage treasures so they sparkle like new. Homemade Fabric Softener

Homemade Fabric Softener

31.  Homemade Fabric Softener Recipe ~ My clothes are SO soft- softer than with store-bought- and smell fresh and clean.  The scent of the conditioner is definitely there.  This recipe makes a lot of softener, so I only made half.

32.  Homemade Bounce Dryer Sheets Recipe ~I’ve been using the homemade laundry detergent for several months now and I’m still loving it.  I calculated that it costs $0.83 to make 2 gallons! Homemade Febreeze Recipe

33.  Homemade Febreeze Recipe ~ Two cups warm water, 1/4 cup fabric softener, 1 tsp baking soda. Pour everything in a spray bottle and shake up. Disclaimer: These natural cleaning ideas and solutions are offered as a way to minimize the use of toxic substances in your home and reduce environmental harm. Results may vary and are not guaranteed. Always test in small, hidden areas before applying any cleaning solution. Always use caution and keep the products and homemade solutions well-labeled and out of the reach of children.

33 Homemade Remedies For Cleaning The House!

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Cleaning Remedies

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  1. I’m really tired of all the scary chemicals that are in some of the products I’ve used in my home. I’m going to start trying each of the products mentioned. Thank you for gathering them all into ONE place for me!

  2. Thank you so much for including my laminate floor cleaner in your homemade remedies post……I have receives a ton of traffic from it….I just love your site..hope you have a wonderful weekend:)

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