Today more and more people are using natural or plant-based cleaning products for their cleaning chores. They are using such products because they want to reduce the toxicity that is in their lives. If you wish to reduce the toxicity that is your life, keep reading because we have some very interesting tips for you.
Salt: Salt is an excellent substitute for scrubbing powder. For instance you can use salt to unclog, clogged drains. Simply pour half a cup of salt down your drain and allow the salt to work its magic. The grit from the salt will clear your drain from the scum built-up. To push the salt further into your pipes you can run warm water once you have poured the salt.
You can also use salt to remove grease from your cooking pans. Sprinkle a teaspoon of salt over your greasy pans and allow the salt to sit for about five minutes. Then grab a clean wet sponge or rag and wipe clean your pans.
Vinegar: You can use vinegar to whiten grout. Simply grab an old toothbrush and dip it in a cup which you have filled with vinegar. Then scrub gently the grout with the toothbrush until the stain lifts. Once the stain is gone, dry the treated area meticulously to prevent the forming of mould.
Vinegar is also the ideal natural product to use to remove stains from tea kettles. If you are cleaning a kettle, simply fill it halfway with vinegar and place the kettle on the stove. Turn the stove and allow to vinegar to boil. Once the vinegar reaches its boiling point, turn of the stove and allow the vinegar to sit into the kettle overnight. The next day rinse the kettle and voila all stains will be removed.
Please note that vinegar is so effective when it comes to cleaning and removing stains that lots of professional cleaning companies use it for the fabrication of their homemade cleaning remedies.
Baking Soda: You can remove tea and coffee stains from your mugs but filling the mugs with a solution of one part baking soda and two parts of water. Allow the solution to sit into the mugs overnight and then rub clean your mugs with a clean towel.
You can also use baking soda to removal laundry stains and to brighten your laundry. Simple pour some baking soda into your laundry machine and run it on normal cycle. Once the cycle is over, your laundry will be stain-free and bright.
Just like vinegar baking soda is a natural project that lots of cleaning companies use to provide both domestic and commercial cleaning services.
Olive Oil: You can use olive oil to shine everything from shoes to metal ornaments to stone and granite tiles. Simple pour several drops of olive oil on a clean cloth and treat the tarnished item or area.
As you can see there are numerous non-toxic products which you can use for your home cleaning duties. So the next time you are conducting your cleaning chores don’t hesitant to use some of these products.