Favorite Homemade Cleaners

Favorite Homemade Cleaners by doingsplendid.comToday I wanted to share with you my two favorite homemade cleaners. Just in time for spring cleaning right!? (I should probably think about doing that 🙂 )I use these two cleaner recipes the most often and love them and find that I can clean almost everything with just these two!

I have not always used homemade cleaners, but a couple of years ago the Relief Society at church asked me if I would give a little mini class about homemade cleaners at a Relief Society activity. I told them that I would and then I figured that I should probably know a little bit about homemade cleaners if I was going to teach a class about them! At that time, I had only ever used a homemade cleaner to clean my oven and that was it! I had a lot to learn!

Since that activity, I have continued to use homemade cleaning products for most of my cleaning. I love that they are easy to make, save me money, and are safer for my family.

Favorite Homemade Cleaners by doingsplendid.comBoth of these cleaners use Castile soap (which I bought on Amazon), regular white vinegar, and water. Make sure you clearly label your bottles, so you know which bottle contains which cleaner.

Favorite Homemade Cleaners by doingsplendid.comAnd here are the fabulous recipes:

All-purpose Liquid Cleaner

(The original recipe for this, located in the handout below, calls for ingredients to make a very large batch. I calculated how to make it just enough for one spray bottle’s worth, and this is it!)

  • 32 oz. hot water
  • 1/4 Tbsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 Tbsp. liquid soap (like Dr. Bronner’s)

Glass Cleaner

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • ½ tsp. castile soap (like Dr. Bronner’s)

And if you are interested, this is the handout that I made for the Relief Society activity of all the homemade cleaner recipes that I found online. I have not tried all of them, but it is sure a great resource to have! Just click on the link below for your free homemade cleaners printable!

Homemade Cleaners

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!

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1 Comment

  1. April 17, 2015    

    Thanks for sharing this, there are so many products out there but I love the simplicity of this! It’s amazing how just normal household items can clean so well! I have a link party on Saturdays and would love if you would come share with me!
    Hope to see you there.
    Abbi @ http://www.seasonsofahomemaker.com

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