6 Home-made Cleaners That Work Wonders

#1 Scented All-Purpose Cleaner


  • 1/2 cup White vinegar
  • 1 cup Water
  • Lemon

Combine all the above ingredients together in a spray bottle. Let it infuse for roughly ONE week before using it.

It is a great solution for hard water stains, smudges and clearing odour. However, do not use this on granite material.

#2 Cleaner and Deodorizer for Kitchen


  • 4 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 cup warm water

Baking soda is a good solution to cleaning your kitchen counter-tops, stove and sinks. To remove stains and restore shine to your appliances, simply mix the baking powder with water to form a paste and use a cloth to wipe your appliances. Then, rinse and let it dry.

#3 DIY Glass Cleaner


  • 2 cups of water
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 – 2 drops essential oil (For aroma)

Combine these ingredients into a spray bottle. Use a cloth to clean your windows. For mirrors, spray the solution on a towel or paper towel first before wiping.

#4 Home-made Brass Cleaner


  • White vinegar or lemon juice
  • Table salt

To clean your cabinet pulls or bathroom accessories, use a sponge and dip it in vinegar or lemon juice. Then, sprinkle salt on it and rub over the surface. After that, rinse it with water and dry with a soft cloth.

#5 Clothing Stain Remover


  • 1 gallon hot water
  • 1 cup powdered dishwasher detergent
  • 1 cup regular bleach

To treat stained white clothes, mix the above ingredients in a bowl. Then, soak the clothing inside this solution for roughly 15-20 minutes. Then wash the clothes as per normal.

#6 Marble Cleaners


  • 2 drops mild dishwashing liquid
  • 2 cups warm water

This cleaner is good for cleaning natural stone counter-tops. Use a sponge to clean your counter-top and take a dry cloth to remove the residues on the counter-top. (Do not let the surface air-dry on its own) Avoid using acidic ingredients on natural stone materials.

Now, its time for you to try these simple home-made cleaners at home! So if one day you find that your daily cleaners have run out, put these DIY ideas into good use!

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