Get Cleaning Done with DIY Methods

Most of the cleaning tips that you will see on the list will definitely save you a lot of money that you would have spent on more expensive things that would have you digging deep inside of your pockets. Others you would not really have to spend any at all because these are cleaning items that you can find inside of your homes. With these Do it yourself formulas you will be able to create the best, and not to mention the greenest cleaning formulas, that can be applied for your everyday cleaning needs all around the house.

These are some of the cleaning tips that you can do it yourself while you’re at home to discover new techniques as well as save quite an amount of money:

  • It is possible for you to steam clean your microwave using lemon. The acid contents inside lemons can scrape away all the dirt
  • Stainless Steel Appliances can be made bright again by applying baby oil with a dry cloth
  • You can use vinegar and baking soda to get any oil based stains off any rug or carpet
  • If you have any problems of mould, then the greenest solution is to combine tea tree oil and water on a 2:1 ratio and apply it on the mould. Once the mould has been sufficiently soaked, you can rub it off with a toothbrush.
  • Use Ammonia to be rid of those nagging stains on the stove grates.

Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Toilet Bowl Cleaning is quite an unpleasant activity and cleaning it would easily turn anyone off, but when you know that you can do it with little more than 1 cup of vinegar and ¼ cup of baking soda.

Air Freshener

No need for those fancy air fresheners, you can make one out of just baking soda and lemon juice.

Wood Cleaners

These are some of the best wood cleaners that you can create without having to spend a dime on anything.

Furniture Polishers

Lemon, apparently the solution to everything, will make the perfect furniture polisher with a few drops of water.


When it comes to marbles, it is better to have the cleaning done as quickly as you can, because the stains on the marble can hold on to the surface with obstinate reluctance.

Laundry Softener

Vinegar, the alternative liquid fabric softener, will be the best substitute for the one that you are always too content on buying from outdoors. When you have vinegar, you do not need anything else necessarily. With Vinegar, you can pour about ¼ or ½ cup and it will do the softening.


Apart from the miracle that is lime, you can get yourself some baking soda and mix it with some water to create a thick paste that you can rub onto a surface that is tarnished with rust. Wait a few minutes after application and then remove it.

The Garbage Disposal

Of course, nobody would want their garbage disposals to be stinking of all the filth those they throw them all of the time, even when there is no rubbish inside:

  • One idea is to have a lemon cut in half and shoves it inside the garbage disposal, and then proceeds to grind it while leaving the water running.
  • The other method is to take lemons and oranges peels, and then freeze them with either water or vinegar. Then take that and throw it in the disposal for 10 seconds.
  • There is one more that you can use, you can pour ½ baking soda and 1 cup of vinegar and have it stationed inside the disposal for 10 minutes. Then after that let the water run.



You can clean your drains by pouring vinegar into them and after a space of 30 minutes, pour clean water onto them.


If you ever find yourself looking at a white wall showing the signs of a little Picasso’s masterwork, despite your protests that he find some other canvas for his piece, you would be in despair. But do not, because, with a mixture of baking soda and water, you wash off your kid’s scribbling without any effort.

What we have presented in this article is a small list of all the natural remedies that you can get, but of course, there are so many, so why don’t you start trying these first.


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