Make-Your-Own Cleaning Supplies

Follow these recipes to make easy and safe cleaning products for use in your home.

Floor Cleaner

  • Mix 1 cup white vinegar in 1 gallon water
  • Rinse with clear water
  • Add a drop or two of liquid dish soap for stubborn or greasy areas

All-Purpose Spray Cleaner

  • Fill a spray bottle with 1 cup vinegar
  • Add 2 cups water and several drops of liquid dish soap
  • Shake well before using

Scouring Powder

  • Shake baking soda directly out of box and scrub with sponge
  • Add a drop or two of liquid dish soap for stubborn greasy areas

Toilet Bowl Cleaner

  • Pour 1/4 cup baking soda into the toilet bowl
  • Add 1 cup vinegar
  • Close lid
  • Let sit for 30 minutes then brush and flush

Dusting Spray

  • 1 tablespoon of cooking oil and 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • Add all to a 24 oz. spray bottle filling the rest with water
  • Shake well before using
  • You can add a little lemon juice for a fresh scent


  • Use a dry microfiber cloth
  • Machine wash or rinse when done
  • Allow cloth to dry


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