DIY Household Cleaners

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Laundry Detergent

Ingredients: All ingredients can be found at your local supermarket. I buy mine at Wal-Mart.
2 cups Borax
2 cups Washing Soda
1 cup Fels-Naptha
(optional, few drops of lavender essential oil)
Directions:
Mix together ingredients in a large tub. Add 1/4 cup to your laundry. If I am washing towels or linens I usually add 5-6 drops of lavender for a nice scent.
Dish Detergent
 
 
Ingredients:
1 cup Borax
1 cup Washing Soda
Directions: Mix ingredients together, I make mine in a Tupperware container. Use 2TBSP in your dishwasher.
Counter Spray
Ingredients:
1 cup Vinegar
1 cup water
Directions: Mix ingredients together into a spray bottle. You may want to add 10-12 drops of an essential oil. like lemon, if you aren’t crazy about the smell of vinegar.
Stain Remover
 
 
***Disclaimer*** Make at your own risk, I went around my house like a happy little elf cleaning all the wonderful art my sweet children have left all over my walls. You will throw away your oxi clean, and never buy Mr. Cleans magic erasers again.
 

Ingredients:

2 cups Hydrogen Peroxide
1/2 cup Blue Dawn Dish soap.

Directions: Mix together in a spray bottle, and Christmas has come early! I am seriously in love!

I hope you find this post of home cleaners as useful as we do! It’s great knowing the full ingredients to clean with and not exposing your family to harsh chemicals. Please comment and let us know how well they worked for you. If you have any tried and true recipes of your own, please share! We’d love to hear from you!
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