Natural Cleaner: Orange peels, vinegar in a quart jar, let sit for 10 days or so...strain out the liquid and use as an all-purpose cleaner. Easy, cheap, natural, smells good! - I will have to try this, we eat a lot of oranges & I have just discovered the amazing cleaning ability of vinegar. Hopefully this will make it smell better though!
25 Uses For Lemon Peels...Including Homemade Lemon Vinegar
All-Purpose Lemon Vinegar Cleaner: ■Fill container of your choice with cut up lemon peels. ■Add vinegar to cover the peels. Seal with tight-fitting lid. ■Put it away and forget about it for two weeks. ■After two weeks, strain the lemon peels from the vinegar then add water. I used on a 50/50 mix of water and lemon vinegar.
Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner- 1/2 - 3/4 cup baking soda 8 - 10 drops tea-tree or melaleuca essential oil 1/2 - 3/4 cup distilled white vinegar Pour Baking Soda directly into the toilet boil add oil, then vinegar - in this order.
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ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
Add orange peels (or any citrus peel) to a quart of white vinegar in a closed container and let it set for two weeks. Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water and use for cleaning. Works on floors, tile, fixtures, etc. Smells good and is tough on scum!
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Orange Peel Vinegar Cleaner. Make Your Own Green Cleaner
You peel 2 oranges, or in my case, 2 grapefruits, (just THE PEELS ONLY) and soak them in cheap white vinegar for 2 weeks in a tightly sealed mason jar. I put mine in a sunny window sill. This is for a household cleaner, but what I discovered is that this stuff takes iron stains off of the sink, faucets, showers and toilets and it works better than Lime Away and almost as good as Iron Out!!!! Non toxic too!
Homemade Fabric Softener (My clothes are SO soft - softer than with store-bought, and smell fresh and clean. The scent of the conditioner is definitely there. This recipe makes a lot of softener, so I only made half.)
Everyone likes a clean home, but the process of getting there isn't always so enjoyable. Thankfully strong, irritating cleaners are no longer the only cleaning supply option. Now we have easy access to cleaners that are not only eco-friendly and good smelling, but also a wealth of DIY cleaning recipes. Here are some of the ones we like the best:
Homemade Citrus Cleaner ~ Add orange peels (or any citrus peel) to a quart of white vinegar in a closed container and let it set for two weeks. Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water and use for cleaning. Works on floors, tiles, fixtures, kitchen & bath etc. Smells good and is tough on scum! Best of all there are no chemicals. ♥