It is important that we label the containers that we use to hold our homemade soaps, detergents, and cleaners. This way all family members and visitors know what is in the bottles. If somebody mistakes your homemade shower cleaner for mouthwash they will be very unhappy! You will be unhappy if your visiting mother, thinking she has found a spray bottle of … [Read more...] about 4 Ways To Label Homemade Household Cleaners
Who doesn't like to save money? I know I do. One way to save money is to make homemade cleaning products. Some of the more popular recipes include homemade laundry detergent, homemade glass cleaner, and homemade shower cleaner. We love our DIY cleaners and we will be continually adding more recipes.
The Homemade Cleaners section of Home Hints will feature articles on how to make DIY cleaning products. We will also discuss raw ingredients, supplies, and containers as this is a very important part of making homemade detergents and cleaners.
Do you want to make a low-cost cleaner for your eyeglasses? Are you afraid to use alcohol-based cleaners on your expensive eyeglass lenses? This homemade eyeglass cleaner is surprisingly cheap and easy to make. Why Alcohol Free? Many eyeglasses today are manufactured with some sort of coating on the lenses. These coatings include anti-scratch, … [Read more...] about Alcohol-Free Homemade Eyeglass Cleaner
One of the first things you think about when you decide to make some sort of homemade cleaner is what to put it in. I ran across these bottles in the store the other day and wanted to see if they would work for my DIY cleaners. I bought the 1 gallon, the 74.4oz and a little 18oz bottle. Here is the story..... Who Makes Them These bottles are made by … [Read more...] about Water Bottles as Containers for Homemade Detergent?
What is washing soda? A. A soda such as RC cola used to help swallow a moon pie? B. A type of ginger ale used to clean clothes? C. Sodium carbonate The answer is A of course. Just kidding. Continue reading to find out the correct answer. Chemistry and Source Washing soda is a chemical compound composed of sodium, carbon, and oxygen also … [Read more...] about What is Washing Soda?
Does your shower get soap scum and hard water scale? Do you hate to buy high-priced commercial shower cleaners at the store? Would you like to avoid washing harmful chemicals into your septic system? If so, try this homemade shower cleaner. This basic recipe has been around for a while but we have added a few tweaks. Ingredients This homemade … [Read more...] about Homemade Shower and Tub Cleaner
Do you hate to pay up to $20 for a jug of laundry detergent that is mostly water? Do you buy it anyway because it is convenient? Would you make your own if it was cheap, quick, and easy? If so, this is for you. Raw Materials The only three ingredients are Dawn Ultra, borax, and washing soda. I picked up all three at my local Walmart. If you … [Read more...] about Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent