Try-It Tuesday: Natural Household Cleansers

August 11, 2009 at 1:32 pm | Posted in Homemaking, Natural Living, Recipes, Try-It Tuesday | 1 Comment
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vinegar-_baking-sodaToday’s try-it is in line with my desire to live a more natural, chemical-free, sustainable life. I’ve been using Clorox Green Works products for about a year now, but it doesn’t take a chemist to know that there are still some far-from-natural ingredients in their products. So, after a little internet research and reading through some natural parenting books, I’ve come up with several recipes to try today as I scrub, wash and disinfect. These are the ones I will try today. My bathroom is looking a little scary!



Mix the following in a large container. Store and use to clean mirrors, windows, water deposits in showers, chrome fixtures, etc. 

  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 gallon (2 liters) water



  • MIX 1 part hydrogen peroxide (3%) with two parts water in a spray bottle.
  • Spray directly on mold and wait at least one hour before rinsing.

I’ll update again later to let you know how it all turns out!




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  1. Not only will you love the “naturalness” of the products, but you will love the frugality of using those natural products. It is so cheap! $2.00 for a gallon of vinegar- can’t get much better than that.

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