Beginners Guide to Natural Cleaning | Kitchen & Bathroom

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DIY cleaning can we a really fun way to reduce your waste. It allows you to have complete control over what the ingredients are, and are often making bulk amounts which will last a really long time.

METHOD

  1. Place a funnel on top of a glass bottle

  2. Pour all ingredients through the funnel into the bottle.

  3. Place the sprayer on top and voila.

ALL PURPOSE CLEANER

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar

  • 12 - 14 drop Essential Oils


METHOD

  1. Simply place a funnel on top of a reusable glass bottle.

  2. Pour all of the ingredients into the bottle.

  3. Place the spray lid back on and use.

CASTILLE ALL PURPOSE SPRAY

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup of water

  • 1 tbsp castille Soap

  • 15 drops of your favourite essential oils


METHOD

  1. You want to spray a bit on your window and then use a DRY cloth to buff away the liquid and dirt.

  2. Newspaper actually works very well instead of a cloth too.

GLASS SPRAY

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup warm water

  • 1/2 cup vinegar

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice


METHOD

  1. Place the rags in a cup of lemon juice and allow them to absorb the liquid

  2. Place the rags around taps, on kettles and leave for 2 hours.

  3. Remove rags and scrub away any scum.

DESCALER

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups for pure lemon juice

  • cut up rags

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METHOD

  1. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.

  2. Mix the wet ingredients in a spray bottle

  3. Lightly spray the dry ingredients with the wet until they just about start coming together.

  4. DO NOT OVER SPRAY as this will cause the mix to fizz and react.

  5. Place in a soft ice cube tray and leave to set for a few hours.

  6. Once a week place 1 or 2 in your toilet in between cleans.

TOILET TABS

INGREDIENTS

  • 2/3 cup bicarb soda

  • 1/4 cup citric acid

  • Water

  • 15 drops of Essential oils


METHOD

  1. Sprinkle the bicarb soda and lavender drops into your bath or sink.

  2. Leave for 10 mins.

  3. Spray the mixture with your All Purpose spray.

  4. Let it dampen and it will start to fizz.

  5. Then scrub scrub scrub.

BATHS AND SINKS

INGREDIENTS

  • Bicarb Soda

  • Lavender drops

 
Imogen Lucas