8 Natural Cleaning Products You Can Easily Make

Save money and feel better when you switch from store-bought cleaners to safer homemade versions.  

October 15, 2015
All-Purpose Cleaner
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Never waste your money on "antibacterial" cleaners and soaps whose active ingredients have been linked to thyroid damage, water pollution, and the emergence of drug-resistant superbugs like MRSA. Instead, kill germs with this all-purpose vinegar solution. It'll only cost you about 20 cents!

9 parts water
1 part white vinegar

Related: Bleach Versus Vinegar: Which Is A Better Disinfectant? 

Mix ingredients in a spray bottle and clean away! For particularly nasty messes, such as a countertop after you've handled raw meat on it, squirt straight white vinegar on the surface, and follow with a squirt of hydrogen peroxide to knock out virtually all germs. (Remember to do a spot test first to make certain the surface doesn't discolor or otherwise react.)

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