As seen on The Happi House! Simple non-toxic cleaning recipes made from items already in your kitchen/pantry.The Happi House
Natural DIY ALL PURPOSE CLEANER
- Orange Peel or Orange Essential Oil*
Pack a mason jar full of orange peels and fill the jar full of vinegar. Seal and wait 2 weeks before use before use. Strain. Mix a 50/50 solution with water for an all purpose.
Natural DIY TUB & SHOWER CLEANER
- Essential Oil*
Mix equal parts vinegar and water. Add a few drops of essential oil. Spray on, wait for a few minutes and then wipe with a damp sponge.
Natural DIY STAIN REMOVER
- Baking Soda
Rinse out your stain with water then spray with vinegar. Let it sit for a few minutes then launder as usual. Depending on the severity of the satain, it can sit in a bowl of 1/2 part water and 1 part vinegar overnight.
Natural DIY CARPET DEODORIZER
- Baking Soda
- 20-40 drops Essential Oil*
Mix 1/2 cup baking soda and 20-40 drops essential oil of your choice. Allow to sit overnight so the essential oil can permeate the baking soda. Sprinkle lightly over carpets and let sit for 10-15 minutes. Vacuum as usual.
*TIP: When using essential oils in cleaning products, it is best to use glass bottles. However, they can get pricey. For a low-cost solution, use 16 oz vinegar bottles and screw on sprayers from your old cleaners.