These days most cleaners on your local grocers shelves contain chemicals that can cause allergies and other health issues. Almost all need to be kept locked away from children or pets.
There are some really good alternatives that you can make at home without stretching an already thin household budget.
Mix 1 part water to 1 part white vinegar in a clean spray bottle and you have a solution that will clean most areas of your home. Do not use more vinegar as the acid will wear out some surfaces.
It is safe to use on most surfaces but never use vinegar on marble surfaces. The smell of vinegar disappears when it dries.
- Bathroom - Practically anywhere in yur bathroom can be cleaned using this vinegar solution. Test a corner of your tiles to make sure you your solution is not too strong.
- Kitchen- Use on stovetop, appliances, countertops, and floor.
- Laundry Room- Vinegar is a natural fabric softener, especially helpful for sensitive skin. Add ½ cup of vinegar to the rinse cycle. It also breaks down detergent preventing it from irritating sensitive skin.