6 Easy Recipes For All-Natural Cleaners

6 Easy Recipes For All-Natural Cleaners
6 Easy Recipes For All-Natural Cleaners
By: Emaids

Maybe you are worried about harsh chemicals or just looking for a way to save on cleaning supplies. What if the solution is right inside your own home? Natural cleaners can be what you need! 

You might store natural materials in places like your kitchen. Maybe you think they’re only good for cooking. However, combined with the power of other materials, such as castile soap and essential oils, you can make great alternatives to commercial cleaning products.

Keep reading if you want to find out how to make these solutions. These six recipes all include natural cleaning materials and their uses for a cleaner home.

Recipe #1. All-Purpose Cleaner with Essential Oils

This cleaner will work on most surfaces except glass.


  • 16-ounce spray bottle
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup of rubbing alcohol
  • 5 drops of peppermint, lemon, or orange essential oil
  • 1 squirt of natural dish soap

How to use:

Shake everything inside the bottle and spray on surfaces. Use a cloth afterward.

Recipe #2. Grease-Cutting Lemon Solution

This natural cleaning solution will cut through oily and greasy surfaces. Avoid using it on wood, though.


  • 24-ounce spray bottle
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Castile Soap
  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda

How to use:

Shake contents in the bottle and spray on non-wood surfaces.

Recipe #3. Glass Cleaning Spray

This cleaning solution will take care of your windows and glass surfaces without leaving any smudges.


  • 24-ounce spray bottle
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of rubbing alcohol
  • 5 drops of peppermint essential oil

How to use:

Combine the ingredients by shaking them inside the bottle. For a streak-free cleaning, use a microfiber cloth!

Recipe #4. Sink Scrubbing Solution

All-natural blend for that sink in need of scrubbing.


  • Airtight container
  • Butter knife
  • 2 cups of baking soda
  • 10 drops of clove essential oil
  • 10 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 1 squirt of Castile Soap
  • A few drops of water

How to use:

Mix everything using the butter knife and store the resulting product in the container. When you need to use this cleaner, be sure to sprinkle the mix on the sink surface. Add water and a squirt of soap before scrubbing with a nylon brush. Rinse to finish.

Recipe #5. Powerful Shower Cleaner

A simple blend that will clean your shower in no time.


  • Microwave-safe bowl
  • 24-ounce  spray bottle
  • 1/4 cup of baking soda
  • 1 cup of water

How to use:

In the bowl, heat the mix for 45 seconds. Then, pour it into the spray bottle. Spray the cleaner and let it soak on the shower surfaces for 4 minutes. Wipe it clean afterward.

Recipe #6. Wooden Floor Cleaner

If you want that wood paneling to recover some of its shine, this will help!


  • 2-gallon bucket
  • 1/2 cup of white vinegar
  • 1-gallon warm water
  • 3 of drops lemon essential oil

How to use:

Mix all the ingredients in the 2-gallon bucket. Then, dip a mop head into the bucket and squeeze it well so that it can get barely damp. Apply to floors and repeat.

There are times you need help, or you’re in a hurry, and simple surface cleaning won’t do the trick. eMaids of Washington DC can take it from here! Don’t hesitate to book with us for expert cleaning and service you can trust. We are fully bonded and certified. 

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Nov 08, 2021
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