Monday, May 8, 2017

Kitchen Cleaners – Safe, Non-Toxic Ways to Clean Your Kitchen

You don't need to use harsh cleaners with harmful ingredients to get a sparkling clean kitchen! These recipes are the best of the best for cleaning your home using all natural ingredients. Click to read more about the safety of commercial cleaners or Pin to save for a sparkling kitchen.:







Safe Non Toxic Ways to Clean Your Kitchen
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Prefer to make your own? You only need a handful of simple ingredients to create non-toxic, safe ways to clean your kitchen!

Non-Toxic, Safe Ways to Clean Your Kitchen


Here’s what you need to create your own safe, non-toxic kitchen cleaners.
  • White Vinegar (buy a large gallon size) – one word of caution: never use vinegar on marble or travertine
  • Tea Tree Oil
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Corn Starch
  • Baking Soda
  • Lemons
  • Lemon Juice
  • Spray Bottles
  • Funnel (makes it a lot easier to get the ingredients into the bottle)
Now for the recipes. You’ll love the all-purpose and grout cleaners.


All-Purpose Cleaner:


  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 10 drops tea tree oil
Mix in a spray bottle. The tea tree oil improves the antimicrobial properties. Kills bacteria and mold. (Do not use on marble or travertine.)


Glass Cleaner:


  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 TBS corn starch
Mix in spray bottle. Alcohol and corn starch result in streak-free glass.


Silverware Cleaner for Silver and Stainless:


  • Soak silverware in full strength white vinegar, rinse with water and dry

Scouring Cleanser:


  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 1 TBS dish soap
  • Enough white vinegar to form a paste
Great for cleaning cookware.

Wood Cutting Boards Sanitizer:


  • Wipe with full strength white vinegar OR
  • Rub with cut lemon (use leftover lemon sliced to freshen your disposal)

Disposal Freshener:


  • Cut narrow 1/2″ lemon slices and grind up in disposal

Grout Cleaner:


  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 7 cups water
Mix in spray bottle. Spray and let soak for 5-10 minutes before scrubbing a bit. For extra dirty grout, let soak longer and use a scrub brush with stiff bristles. It will make your grout look like new.
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