How to Clean Your Home Naturally - Austin Real Estate Agent

How to Clean Your Home Naturally


With just a few ingredients in our home we can use all natural cleaning products. Essential oils really are an essential in my household also. I use them to diffuse the air, to help with ailments, bath products and cleaning products. What are your favorite all natural products you use in our home? Sharing is caring and we all need a little more of that in our lives. 

All-Purpose Cleaner

1/2 cup white vinegar
10 drops of tea tree, lavender or lemon essential oils
2 tablespoons baking soda

Instructions: Combine vinegar, essential oils and a small amount of water in a clean, 12
ounce spray bottle. Add baking soda, then fill bottle to the top with water. Shake gently to
mix ingredients.

Wood Polish

3/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup white vinegar
30 drops of lemon or orange essential oils

Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle and shake to mix. Spray directly
on wooden surfaces and wipe down with a dry, clean cloth. Shake before each use.

Mirror / Glass Cleaner

1/4 cup rubbing alcohol
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 cups warm water

Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle, shake to mix thoroughly. Spray
on glass surface, and wipe down with a microfiber cloth. Shake mixture well before each use.

Carpet Cleaner

1 cup white vinegar
2 cups water
2 teaspoons salt
15 drops of lavender essential oil

Instructions: Combine vinegar and water in spray bottle, then add salt and essential oils.
Shake to mix ingredients. Spray liberally on carpets, and shake in between sprays. Once carpet
is dry, vacuum all areas sprayed.

Toilet Cleaner

1 cup vinegar
1/2 teaspoon tea tree essential oil
1/2 cup baking soda

Instructions: Mix vinegar and essential oil in a spray bottle. Spray on toilet bowl, base, seat,
and lid. Add baking soda around bowl, scrub with a toilet brush. When it’s all clean, use paper towels
to wipe down all areas sprayed with the solution.

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