3 DIY Ways to a Sustainably Clean Home

3 DIY Ways to a Sustainably Clean Home

Stains, spills, and messes are inevitable, but that doesn't mean the cleaning solutions we use have to be filled with toxic chemicals. There are plenty of ways to clean your home without resorting to harsh chemicals, and these three recipes are some of our favorites. Not only will they leave your home sparkling clean, but they'll also save you money and help you avoid harming the environment. Ready to get started? Let's go!

All-Purpose Cleaner

You probably already have most of the ingredients for this one in your pantry: white vinegar, water, and lemon juice. Just mix equal parts of each ingredient in a spray bottle and you're good to go! This cleaner can be used on everything from countertops to floors to mirrors. Just spray it on and wipe it away with a cloth. It's that easy!

Carpet Stain Remover

This one is perfect for those inevitable spills that seem to happen just as company is coming over. Mix 1/4 cup of white vinegar with 1 cup of warm water and pour it into a spray bottle. Spray the stain liberally, then blot it with a clean cloth. Repeat this process until the stain has disappeared. You may need to let the area dry before vaccuming.