Learn the Basics of Making Natural Cleaning Products in 3 minutes

Please check out the following video to learn the basics to creating your own cleaners.

Summary

Use the 5 following attributes to create your own cleaning products.  Make sure you don’t mix certain ingredients like vinegar and hydrogen peroxide.  Also, you can add essential oils for smell.

  1. Cleaner (soap) – to allow water to bond to oils
  2. Solvent (to remove stains) – water or a plant-based solvent
  3. Whitener (to remove colours)
  4. Abrasive (remove oils and grime) – i.e. Baking Soda
  5. Disinfectant (to kill germs) – uses acids, alcohol, vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, essential oils