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Becoming self-sufficient is an essential part of preparing, since there may come a day when we don’t have access to conveniences we often take for granted.
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Store-bought cleaning solutions are an example of such conveniences.
It is important to learn how to sanitize your home without the help of nasty commercial chemicals, but using common household items instead. Today, there is a great recipe for an all-natural multi-surface cleaner that just uses common household items.
With just distilled water, vinegar, and some essential oils, you can make an economic, chemical-free multi-surface cleaner that also deodorizes. While the distilled water and vinegar are commonly kept on-hand, essential oils are a good investment.
Essential oils have many uses and long shelf life. In fact, this cleaning solution can be stored indefinitely, as long as it is kept in a cool, dark place.
All Natural Cleaner Recipe
It doesn’t get much easier than this.
1/2 Cup of Water
1/2 Cup of Vinegar
12 Drops of Orange Essential Oil
Place all of these items into a spray bottle and shake that thing till it gets frothy and combined. It’s that simple!
Be sure that you label it with some of the things that are inside. This is good chemical control around the home. Everyone in your home should know what are in the spray bottles of your home.
Use it everywhere! It’s mostly a hard surface clear but it can be used to clean almost any surface and you can be confident that none of the chemicals are going to make your family sick.
These DIY cleaners and personal hygiene products are such an important part of your household. They are the key to self-reliance. If you can replace chemicals like these there is no limit to what you can start making at home.