One of the easiest ways to go green and save money is to make homemade cleaners for your home. Here’s a great list of DIY cleaners that you can make today with supplies you already have in your home!
One of the best choices you can make for your family is a more eco-friendly path and an easy way to start is by making homemade cleaners for your home. Not only will you know exactly what you’re cleaning with… believe me, it’s so nice to be able to pronounce all the ingredients… you’ll also save money by making your own!
I’ve compiled the Ultimate List of Homemade Cleaners posts to bring you some of the best homemade cleaners to get your home sparkling in no time. From grout cleaner to toilet bombs to laundry soap, you’ll be ready to make your own DIY cleaners with supplies you already have in your home!
General DIY Household Cleaners
DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner – Passion for Savings
3-Ingredient Hard Surface Cleaner from The Pinning Mama
2 Ingredient All Purpose Cleaner – All The Nourishing Things
Homemade Soft Scrub – Thrifty DIY Diva
DIY All Purpose Cleaner – Simplee Thrifty
“Mom’s Best Friend” DIY Cleaner from Simple At Home
All Purpose Citrus Cleaner – Healthy Christian Home
No Streak Glass Cleaner – Get Green Be Well
Citrus Scrub, Countertop Spray & Room Spray [with free labels] – Hearth & Vine
Orange Vinegar Cleaner – Bargain Mums
Homemade Cleaners for the Kitchen
Homemade Dishwasher Detergent – Thrifty Nifty Mommy
DIY All-Natural Glass Cleaner – Pink When
Natural Lavender & Lemon Drain Cleaner – Robyn’s View
Homemade Dishwasher Tablets – Crayons & Cravings
DIY Citrus Garbage Disposal Cleaner & Deodorizer – How to This And That
DIY Dishwasher Detergent – Happiest Camper
Another DIY Dishwasher Detergent Recipe – Boots & Hooves Homestead
DIY Bathroom Cleaning Recipes
While you may not have Citric Acid in your cabinets, you’ll want it now. You can make these toilet bombs as well as bath bombs for relaxing.
“Blue Magic” DIY Soap Scum Remover – Gym Craft Laundry
Scrub-Free Daily Shower Spray – So Easy Being Green
DIY Tub Scrub – A Magical Mess
Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner – Stockpiling Moms
Blue Fizzy Toilet Cleaner Tablets – Get Green Be Well
Floor Cleaner Recipes
Homemade Tile & Grout Cleaner from A Mom’s Take
5 Homemade Carpet Cleaner Recipes – Tips Bulletin
Homemade Carpet Cleaning Solution – Happy Money Saver
Homemade Natural HardWood Floor Cleaner – Practical Self Reliance
Easy Homemade Grout Cleaner – Boxwood Avenue
Laundry Room Cleaning Recipes
DIY Homemade Fabric Softener – Good Life Eats
Homemade Laundry Soap (Borax-Free) – Practically Funcational
Specialty DIY Homemade Cleaning Recipes
Homemade Jewelry Cleaner from Pretty Gossip
Homemade Bleach Alternative – A Girl Worth Saving
Fruit and Vegetable Wash – Know Your Produce
DIY Recipe for Removing Cat Urine Smell – Feathers in the Woods
Color Safe Bleach – Retro Housewife Goes Green
Homemade Upholstery Cleaner from First Home, Love Life
DIY Screen Cleaner – Suburbia Unwrapped
DIY Reusable Floor Pads for Swiffer – Mom Advice
Foaming Liquid Hand Soap using Castile Soap – So Easy Being Green
DIY Sage Spray – Get Green Be Well
DIY Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning Wipes for your Car, Upholstery Car Cleaner – Mommy Evolution
Boots & Hooves Homestead also wrote a great post sharing 10 different homemade cleaning recipes that use essential oils. Find it here.
Besides saving money, one of the biggest reasons that you might decide to make your own cleaners is to avoid harsh chemicals in your home. Mamavation shares a list of ingredients that you should definitely avoid in mainstream cleaners.
Now I know you’re ready to start cleaning. Cleaning my house may not be my favorite thing to do, but when I made homemade cleaners it seems a bit more fun. Here’s to making cleaning fun for you too!