Simple All-Purpose Cleansers

Simple household cleaning solutions using everyday things found around the house. Provides suggestions and simple recipes for cleaning solutions.

Housekeeping is a chore most often approached with a bad attitude. Nobody really wants to do it, but it has to be done. The large amount of cleaning items on the market today can be confusing. Everyday we are bombarded with new ideas for making housecleaning more simple. Using handy all-purpose cleaners are the best way to make the chores go quickly. Cutting down on the number of supplies and using simple

methods will simplize this daunting task. Some ingredients you can find around your house can be used in cleaning. Making your housecleaning routine simple will make the task more bearable.

Housecleaning supplies have a way of multiplying from a few to many. There is a cleaning solution on the market for every use imaginable. The truth is they are only good for one or maybe two tasks, and you end up with a closet full of cleaning items you may never use again. Not to mention if you buy all these products you could end up spending a bundle. Instead try to buy items you can use to make a number of

solutions and do a number of chores. Some regular household made solutions can be used for a large number of cleaning jobs. Use these four items to whip up some simple solutions:

Bleach- A disinfectant, and stain remover. Used straight or diluted. Never mix with anything other than


White vinegar- A cleaner, and odor neutralizer. Many uses.

Water- Used to dilute other ingredients.

Baking soda- Mild abrasive and deodorizer.

Now you have gathered your supplies and it is time to learn how to use them to make your housecleaning simple. Remember to use rubber gloves and read labels before mixing anything. You now have the supplies to do a variety of cleaning tasks. Just follow these easy suggestions:

Dusting: Spray water lightly on a cloth. This method helps dust stick to the cloth instead of flying around in

the air.

Mopping solution: 1/2 cup vinegar + 1 gallon water

Window cleaning solution: equal parts vinegar + water

Hard lime deposit removal: Soak a cloth in vinegar and wrap it around the faucet or fixture. Leave on for

one hour.

Shower head cleaning: 1 pint vinegar + 1 pt hot water Soak for one hour.

Antibacterial spray: 1 tablespoon bleach + water to fill spray bottle

Mildew removal or oven and stove cleaner: 1/2 cup baking soda + water to make paste Scrub with a

toothbrush after letting sit for about 30 minutes.

Carpet Deodorizer: Baking soda sprinkled on carpet and left for 10 to 15 minutes.

Everybody is looking for a way to make housecleaning fast and easy. Now you have the tools to do just that.Take these suggestions and start using them in your home immediately. Many people swear by these homemade tactics and they are proven to work as good as any store bought solutions. You can save a lot of money and time using all-purpose ingredients. With three simple tools and four easy to find ingredients you can clean your whole house in no time. Now you will have time to clean out your cleaning closet and get rid of those products that are only taking up space instead of making your job easier.

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