10 ingenious tips and tricks to clean the house without the use of strange and toxic chemicals
Have you ever stopped to check out what the cleaning products you use to clean the house are made of?
You may think they are safe, but they are usually filled with all sorts of toxic chemicals. But we have become so used to using these products that we can't imagine another alternative - and of course we can not leave a filthy house.
But don't worry, because there are great natural alternatives to these products.
And they will not only clean your house as efficiently, they will do it without you having to worry about toxic chemicals.
1. Cleaning between bathroom tiles
Apply a mixture of vinegar and baking soda to the dirty area and leave for a few minutes. Then wash with water and dry.
2. Cleaning the windows
Use a solution of water and ammonia (1:10 ratio) to polish the windows. Dry the window with a microfiber or newspaper. In addition, you can wipe the window with a fresh potato, and then wipe with a cloth or newspaper.
3. Shining the floor
Mix 1/4 cup vinegar with 1 liter of water to make the perfect floor cleaner.
4. Removing limescale from the washing machine
You can clean the scale from the washing machine by adding 70 grams of cytric acid to the machine and operating it at the highest temperature.
5. Shining the mirrors
For the best polish, first clean the mirror with a window cleaning solution with 2 tablespoons of alcohol.
6. Cleaning the cutting board
Clean the cutting board with half a lemon and coarse salt. Rub the lemon and salt on the board, leave for 5-10 minutes, and then rub with the other half of the lemon.
7. Cleaning the dirt from the carpet
Clean the carpet by scattering baking soda and corn starch. Leave for 15 minutes, and then vacuum clean the carpet to get rid of unpleasant odors and dirt.
8. Keeping odors away
Dispose unpleasant odors in the refrigerator by preparing a solution with equal amounts of water and lemon juice to rinse it. You can add a little bit of baking soda to help you clean tough dirt more easily.
9. Cleaning the shower tiles
Use baking soda and lemon to clean water stains and mold from the shower tiles. Dip a wet toothbrush in the baking soda and rub the dirt, then rinse thoroughly with clean water. Rub with half a lemon once a week.
10. Shining the oven
Mix half a cup of water with one cup of baking soda and sprinkle the paste on the inside of the oven. After 15 minutes, wash thoroughly with a wet cloth and dry the glass with a dry cloth. Sprinkle vinegar on the dirty areas, leave another 15 minutes before wiping with a clean cloth.