Homemade Kitchen Cleaners
LEMON DISPOSAL CLEANER
1/2 cup baking soda
1/2 cup lemon juice
Mix the baking soda and lemon juice together to make a pasty liquid.
Pour down the disposal as soon as the mixture is bubbly. 5 minutes of sitting and then rinse with cold water. Should smell really fresh and clean.
PEPPERMINT GLASS + MIRROR CLEANER
2 cups water
2 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons rubbing alcohol
5 drops peppermint essential oil
Combine and mix ingredients in spray bottle. Spray and wipe with a
LEMON & CLOVE NIGHTLY SINK SCRUB
2 cups baking soda
10 drops lemon essential oil
10 drops clove essential oil
container with a shaker top
castile or dish soap (don’t add to jar)
Put the baking soda and essential oils in the jar and mix well with a
knife. Sprinkle in a damp sink, add a squirt of castile or dish soap.
Scrub with a sink safe scrubber and rinse thoroughly.
LEMON MICROWAVE CLEANER
Put a bowl of water with a squeezed lemon or lemon juice in the
microwave and run it until the water boils (3-5 minutes). Let the
steam do its job by letting it sit for a few minutes and then wipe
STAINLESS STEEL CLEANER
Pour or spray a little vinegar directly on a microfiber cleaning cloth -
not directly on your stainless steel. Apply to your appliances going with
the grain of your stainless steel from top to bottom. Buff as needed.
DIY GRANITE CLEANER
3 tablespoons alcohol
2 cups water
1/4 teaspoon castile soap or blue Dawn
Combine ingredients, close spray bottle, shake, and clean. It’s
important to clean granite (or marble) in small sections (a 4 foot
square area is good) to minimize the time that any liquid sits on
the surface. Wipe with a clean, dry microfiber or dish cloth.
Fill coffee pot with equal parts cold water and vinegar. Pour solution
in the water dispenser and run coffee maker as usual. Empty solution
in sink. Run with water 2-3 times or until vinegar smell is gone.
HOMEMADE PASTE OVEN CLEANER
1/4-1/2 cup of baking soda
1 tablespoon castile soap or blue Dawn dish soap
Mix up paste, using a sponge, spread the paste all over your oven
to coat. Let the mixture sit for 15-30 minutes. Using a clean
sponge, wipe clean and rinse thoroughly with warm water. Repeat
until the oven is completely clean and residue free.
Make it a great one!
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