Green clean your home - infographic

 

 

 

 

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Green Clean your Home: Natural alternatives to harsh chemicals

Floor

(warm water [1 gallon] + apple cider vinegar [1/2 cup])
Wipe floors with a damp, soft cloth then use a dry cloth to restore lustre

Drain

(Baking soda [1/2 cup] + vinegar [1 cup])
Pour baking soda down drain, then vinegar. Wait one minute then turn on hot water for a few minutes

Laundry

(Dishwashing soap + lukewarm water + sponge)
Sponge clothes with mixture then rinse with clean water

Bathroom

(Baking soda + lemon juice)
Dust surfaces with baking soda and scrub with sponge moistened in lemon juice (or vinegar)

Weeds

(Salt)
Sprinkle onto weeds (only use on driveways, sidewalks and patios, not garden beds, since salt can leave the ground barren)

Soil

(Wood ash + compost)
Spread ash-compost mixture in garden for a soil amendment

Pests

(Dried peppermint, paprika, chili)
Sprinkle these spices where insects enter the home to act as a barrier

Furniture

(Fine-grade sandpaper + wood cleaner + olive oil)
Strip away spots and mildew by sanding then apply a wood cleaner and finish with olive oil to restore the shine