Homemade floor cleaner

Homemade floor cleaner

Regardless the material that your home floor is made of, it’s good to clean it with natural products. Thus, assures a longer life. Here are a few recipes to make yourself some natural floor cleaners.

Mix 1 cup of vinegar with 10 drops of peppermint essential oil and wash the floor with this solution. The room will smell fresh and the floor  will be clean and disinfected.
Another option is to mix ¼ cup of borax with ½ teaspoon of mild liquid dish detergent (mild, sensitive or hands).

Dishwasher detergent can be mixed in a ratio of 1/8 cup with  ½ cup of vinegar and  the solution will make the floor shine.
For very dark flooring is recommended to mix ¼ cup of  cooled black tea with  1/8 cup of vinegar and 1 tablespoon of liquid dish washer detergent.
A complex blend that cleans that polishes natural hardwood is prepared from: ½ cup of vinegar, 1 tablespoon of olive oil soap, ¼ cup of alcohol, 2 cups of warm water, essential oils for fragrance.

For floor polishers
You need ½ cup of lemon juice, ¾ cup of olive oil and 3 liters of hot water.
Another mixture that seems to work both cleaning and polishing the wood floors is olive oil with lavender essential oil and two tablespoons of vinegar in 2 liters of warm water.

Bamboo flooring
The bamboo flooring can be cleaned with a mop and warm water in which you put a few drops of dish detergent and ammonia. Rinse with clean water and then wipe it with a dry cloth.

On the tiles careful not to use acid products. Clean it with a sponge mop or with microfiber and warm water. If it is too dirty, you not need  to add the water were you boiled the potatoes: while is still hot, use it to rub the tiles. Then let it act 10 minutes, because it contains starch which will remove the fat.

Linoleum can be frequently clean with the mop using a mixture of black soap and water. If you have mildew stains, add on them a solution made of mustard flour and cold water. Let it act for at least 3 minutes, then wipe with a damp cloth.

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Homemade floor cleaner