These products have been used for centuries for a reason: They work! Plus, they’re chemical free.
- Lemon Juice
Besides having the most distinctively fresh smell, lemons are also used to destroy odors caused by garlic, fish and more. Use the juice to freshen cutting boards, refrigerators, microwaves and most surfaces. It keeps insects away, cleans glass, removes stains and cleans toilets.
- Baking Soda
In addition to being a great cleaning partner to white vinegar, baking soda deserves its own kudos for being a great oven cleaner, produce scrub, carpet freshener, laundry brightener, litter box deodorizer, silver polish and much, much more. Just don’t mix it together with vinegar or you’ll have a foaming eruption!
People have tried thousands of combinations of ingredients to perfect their favorite DIY cleaner. Look for recipes online. You’ll find they contain ingredients like vinegar, rubbing alcohol, lemon juice, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, baby oil and of course, lots of hot water.