10 Natural Cleaners You Can Whip up in a Flash

Looking to clean your house, but out of store-bought cleaners? Maybe you want to officially switch to natural cleaning products from store-bought chemicals. Either way, everything you need is probably lurking in the back of your pantry! Natural cleaning saves you money, time, and exposure to harsh chemicals. So check out these 10 natural cleaners you can whip up in a flash.

If you don't have everything on-hand in the pantry, you can buy ingredients like Borax, washing soda, and Sal Suds on Amazon. For most of these cleaners, though, the natural ingredients will already be under your kitchen sink.

1. All-Purpose Cleaner

Forget complicated cleaning solutions. Combine vinegar and baking soda, and you can clean pretty much anything.

Place 1/2 cup white vinegar and 2 tablespoons baking soda in a 12-ounce spray bottle. Fill it to the top with water and get ready to clean away.

2. Disinfectant

You don't need store-bought wipes to disinfect your counter with cleaning power.

Combine 1/2 cup each of white vinegar and vodka with 1 1/2 cups water. Spray it on your surfaces and let it sit for 10 minutes before wiping clean with microfiber cloths.

3. Heavy Duty Stove Cleaner

Baked on grease and grime is really hard to remove, and using store-bought cleaners usually leaves my kitchen smelling more like chemicals than anything. That's why natural cleaning solutions are the answer!

Mix together 2 cups of hot water, 1 tablespoon natural dish soap, and 1 teaspoon borax. Spray it on your stove stains and it'll be ready to wipe clean in 20 minutes.

4. Scouring powder

Say goodbye to soap scum on tubs and showers thanks to homemade cleaners.

All you need is 2 parts baking soda, 1 part salt, 1 part borax. Spray, scrub, be happy!

5. Window Glass Cleaner

Fill a jar halfway full with citrus peels and cover them with white vinegar. Let them sit for a few days or up to two weeks.

Strain out the vinegar and combine with equal parts water to use as a pleasant-smelling window cleaner. This also makes a good spider repellant, too.

6. Laundry Detergent

Conventional laundry detergent is loaded with chemicals and fragrances. Luckily it's easy to make at home, and for pennies on the dollar, too!

Combine 2 parts washing soda, 2 parts Borax, and 1 part grated soap. Add a few drops of essential oils to make your clothes smell nice.

7. Fabric Softener

All you need for soft clothes is hair conditioner! Combine 5.5 cups of water with 15 oz bottle of hair conditioner, 2.5 cups of vinegar, and essential oils for fragrance.

Use about 1/4 cup of the solution in with your normal wash for naturally soft clothes.

8. Stain Remover

A 3-percent hydrogen peroxide solution makes an easy stain remover. To make the solution, combine 1-ounce hydrogen peroxide with 11-ounces of water.

Store it in a 12-ounce spray bottle so it's ready to spray anytime. All it needs if a few minutes to soak and into the laundry like normal.

9. Liquid Dish Soap

1/2 cup each of water, white vinegar, and Sal Suds plus 2 teaspoons kosher salt and 1 teaspoon lemon juice is all you need to make an effective dish soap.

Add the essential oils of your choosing for aroma, and some of them even have disinfecting properties.

10. Toilet Bowl Cleaner

This is quick and easy, you don't even have to premix anything. Sprinkle baking soda around the inside of the toilet.

Add a cup of white vinegar to the toilet bowl and scrub with a toilet brush. Flush and you're done!

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