10 Recipes for Natural Homemade Cleaners

All-purpose cleaner

Green cleaners are weak at the knees when they smell freshly grated lemon zest and chopped rosemary in hot water. A sprinkle of white vinegar makes a great DIY all-purpose cleanser. Go wild and spray it on most surfaces that need a scrub.  Please read the side note below first.

Window cleaner

If you thought the all-purpose cleaner was amazing, try this. Add a few drops of essential oil to a spray bottle of water, white vinegar, and rubbing alcohol. Your windows will sparkle after this party-in-a-bottle.

Wood cleaner

Over time, wood loses its shine. Treat it appropriately to revitalize it. This easy and effective treatment uses olive oil, white vinegar, and a little essential oil. 

Toilet cleaner

Toilet cleaning is never fun. However, this DIY toilet cleanser may make it bearable. Baked soda, citric acid, cornstarch, and aromatic oils make a fizzy, fragrant cleanser that fights stains and odors.

Dish soap

Sometimes less is more with dish soap. This simple, effective DIY version with liquid castile soap, white vinegar, baking soda, and aromatic oils won't leave toxic residue on dishes. It also smells great.

Glass cleaner

Homemade glass cleaner prepared with water, white vinegar, rubbing alcohol, and aromatic oils works. It's like a white vinegar magic elixir for glass, great for bathroom hard-water stains. It's so easy to create you'll wonder why you didn't try it sooner.

Shower cleaner

Nobody enjoys shower cleaning. But this homemade shower cleaner with white vinegar, water, and a few drops of essential oil will make things easier.  Spray it on, let it sit, and rinse for a clean shower.

Stainless steel cleaner

The DIY cleanser with olive oil, white vinegar, and essential oils makes it easy to restore.Simply mix the contents in a spray bottle, spritz it on, wipe it off, and the shine returns. Your appliances will appreciate a spa treatment.

Carpet cleaner

Some fresh scents only require baking soda and a few drops of essential oil. A fantastic way to freshen and deodorize your carpet. Sprinkle baking soda, wait, and vacuum.  As simple as that. Simply clean carpets.

Floor Cleaner

Warm water, white vinegar, liquid castile soap, and essential oil (if you're feeling fancy) will make your floors gleam like new. Pull up your sleeves, grab a mop, and let's work.