D.I.Y Toilet Bombs

Green cleaning your bathroom can be easier than you think. In fact, these D.I.Y toilet bombs do all the hard work for you!

All you need to make these scrub-free toilet bombs is:

1/2 cup Citric Acid

1/2 cup Baking Soda

1/2 cup Corn Starch

1 teaspoon of Water

30 drops of Essential Oils of your choice

First, you’ll mix your dry ingredients. Then mix your favorite essential oils [my favorites to use are Tea Tree, Citrus Fresh, Lavender, Peppermint…] with water in a glass spray bottle. Slowly spray the liquid on the dry ingredients. Do this slowly, otherwise your mixture will fizz now instead of waiting for when you put them in the toilet.

Press into your favorite silicone tray then freeze for about 3 hours until they’re fully dry. Store in an airtight jar and get ready to clean your toilet waste AND scrub free!

DIY Homemade Lemon Lavender Dishwasher Tablets

Homemade Dishwasher Tablets save me a ton of money, smell divine, and gives me a sense of accomplishment. Five ingredients and you are green cleaning your dishes!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Borax
  • ½ cup Epsom salt
  • 1 cup Arm & Hammer Washing Soda
  • ⅓ to ½ cup lemon juice
  • 8 drops Lavender essential oil (feel free to change to whatever essential oil you prefer)


Instructions

  1. Combine borax, epsom salt, Lavender essential oil, and washing soda in a bowl until well combined.
  2. Add lemon juice 1 Tbsp. at a time until mixture is damp but not soaked, you want it to hold together and not be crumbly.
  3. Press mixture firmly into ice cube trays then tap on the counter to level out.
  4. Allow to dry for at least 3-4 hours before removing
  5. Store your homemade dishwasher tablets in an air tight container (a pretty mason jar if you have one)!
  6. recipe will fill a standard ice cube tray.
  7. To Use:
  8. Put 1 tablet in your dishwasher detergent tray.

D.I.Y Hardwood Floor Cleaner

Well maintained hardwood flooring can change the entire dynamic of the house.  If shoes make the outfit, then it can be said that hardwood floors make the room.  They come in different types, styles, and can be stained a variety of colors.  The only downfall is that they need to be properly cleaned and maintained in order ro preserve their beauty.

Every house is different in terms of traffic, but most floors need to be mopped at least once a week.  To make your hardwood floor cleaner all you need is:

  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar

Place the solution into a reusable spray bottle.  I like to spray the solution onto the floor and wipe it up by placing a microfiber cloth onto the bottom of a swiffer ( those reusable cloths get expensive and cause unneccessary waste).

If you want to be fancy, you can purchase this refillable mop from Rubbermaid.  Simply pour your vingear floor cleanig solution into the reservoir, use as directed, and your floors will be green clean in no time.

DIY Rust Remover

Rust stains can often appear on bathtubs and sinks and be unsightly.  Chemical cleaners will negativly affect you indoor air quality and can be quite costly.  Here is a DIY green cleaning alternative that i use around my home.
You will need:
Half a lemon
1/2 cup borax (a laundry booster; find it in the detergent aisle)
This recipie is great for: Rust stains on porcelain or enamel sinks and tubs
How to use: Dip lemon into borax and scrub surface; rinse. (Not safe for marble or granite.)
Please comment below and let us know how this eco friendly home made rust remover worked for you

Rust stains can often appear on bathtubs and sinks and be unsightly.  Chemical cleaners will negativly affect you indoor air quality and can be quite costly.  Here is a DIY green cleaning alternative that i use around my home.
You will need:
Half a lemon 1/2 cup borax (a laundry booster; find it in the detergent aisle)

This recipie is great for: Rust stains on porcelain or enamel sinks and tubsHow to use: Dip lemon into borax and scrub surface; rinse. (Not safe for marble or granite.)

Please comment below and let us know how this eco friendly home made rust remover worked for you

DIY Window Cleaner

Making your own green window/glass cleaner is one of the easiet cleaning agents to make and the ingredients are probably already under your kitchen sink.

All you need is

2 Cups of Water

3 Tbs of Vinegar

1/2 tsp liquid dish detergent

Combine ingredients into a spray bottle and you have the most effective green window cleaner around.  Simply spray on glass and wipe off with newspaper or microfiber cloth.

Please share any of your window cleaning recipes with us in comments

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