Clean My Space: Natural DIY Home Cleaning Recipes

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All-Purpose Cleaner

Combine all the ingredients in an empty spray bottle and shake well. (Note: If you prefer, you can swap out dish soap for castile soap, but beware that castile soap should never come into contact with vinegar)

1½ cups
water
½ cup
rubbing alcohol
1 teaspoon
gentle dish soap
10 drops
1
spray bottle

Reprinted from Clean My Space by arrangement with Avery Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright © 2017, Melissa Maker

Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Combine the ingredients in a clean squeeze bottle with a cap. Squirt the solution around the toilet bowl, and after a few moments scrub with your brush as usual. Flush…and you’re done!

½ cup
baking soda
½ cup
water
¼ cup
castile or dish soap
¼ cup
hydrogen peroxide
15 drops

Reprinted from Clean My Space by arrangement with Avery Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright © 2017, Melissa Maker

Wood Polish

Mix the oil and vinegar together in a clean spray bottle. Spray on, then wipe well with a paper towel. It’s like any good salad dressing – give it a good shake before using to mix the oil and vinegar together.

1 part
white vinegar