This post is dedicated to your beautiful BATHROOM, and how to clean it with DIY Eco-Friendly products.
It is where we use the largest amount of our household water, large amount of energy to make hot water, and it generate pollution due to the daily use of soap and the bathroom cleaners.
Eco friendly bathroom cleaners can significantly help reducing the environmental injuries and health risks generated from our bathroom.
How to make your own Bathtub/Shower Cleaner.
- 1 Grapefruit
- 1/4 Cup Coarse Kosher Salt
- 1 medium to large grapefruit will clean your entire bath or shower from top to bottom, including all the fixtures.
- Sprinkle with Salt: Using 1 grapefruit half at a time, sprinkle the top liberally with salt.
- Wet your bathtub and sprinkle the remaining salt around the bottom.
- Get to scrubbing! Scrub your grapefruit around your shower or tub, making sure to slightly “Juice” the citrus over each fixture and lifting it every few seconds to pick up fresh salt from around the tub instead of just pushing it around.
- Rinse: When all is done, simply rinse away the pulpy bits and the salt and your shower is as good as new.
How to make your own Bathroom Mould Cleaner.
- Hydrogen Peroxide (3%)
- Distilled Water
- Mix one part hydrogen peroxide (3%) with two parts water in a spray bottle.
- Spray on areas with mould.
- Wait at least 1h before rinsing or using shower or bathtub.
How to make your own Toilet (inside) Cleaner.
- 1/2 Cup Borax
- 1/2 Cup Vinegar
- 1 Small bowl
- Pour above mixed ingredients into toilet.
- Let sit at least 1h before scrubbing ( the more they sit the more stain and odors it removes)
- Flush the toilet to remove any residue.
To remove mineral buildup on the toilet, put 2 denture cleaner tablets in it and let sit overnight before cleaning.
How to make your own Toilet (outside) Cleaner.
- Tea Tree Oil
- Spray bottle (non-aerosol)
Mix Tea tree oil and water, spray on all toilet surfaces and wipe with clean clothes.
How to make your own Sink/Tile Cleaner.
- 1 cup White Vinegar
- 1/2 Cup Baking Soda
Mix the White Vinegar and the Baking Soda, wipe on, NOTE that Vinegar can break up tile grouts, so use sparingly, for simple cleaning, you can use Baking Soda.
You can use Baking Soda to clean inox stainless as well.