The past decade marked an increase in the popularity of the green lifestyle. There are many good reasons for this to happen, and if you have already embraced the idea that we, as humans, should live our lives in an environmental friendly manner, then you will definitely find the following tips for building eco-friendly cleaning habits pretty useful.
The most important thing according to Cleaners Chelsea is of course to forget about any chemical based cleaning products. The simple fact is that you can achieve the same, if not better, results by using solutions that you have prepared at home. It is neither hard nor expensive to do that. All that you need are the following ingredients:
Some high quality liquid soap
Tea Tree Oil
Containers – bottles, jars etc.
Everything you need in terms of cleaning solutions can be mixed using those products. For instance, half a cup of baking soda mixed with the same quantity of liquid soap makes the perfect scrubbing solution for cleaning all kinds of surfaces, including the tiles in your bathroom and kitchen.
If you want to a window cleaner product, mix half a table spoon of liquid soap with three table spoons of vinegar and two cups of water. Pour the solution into a spraying bottle and you are ready to wipe all your windows clean – from the inside and the outside.
The best results in oven cleaning are achieved with baking soda and water. First your sprinkle the water over the floor and walls of the oven, then cover the surfaces with baking soda until they are white. Leave it for ten to fifteen minutes and then carefully scrub all stains and dirt from the insides of your oven away.
At home you can even make a furniture polish solution that is of no lesser quality than those commercially sold. The necessary ingredients are half a teaspoon of oil (olive, jojoba, tea tree), ¼ cup white vinegar or freshly squeezed lemon juice and a jar in which to mix the products. You can use a clean cloth to apply the homemade polish on the surfaces and then, once you cover the jar, you can store the solution for as long as you want to.
These are only some of the possible recipes for making cleaning products at home. As you can see, it is easy, cheap and green – what else do you need?