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07-09-2015

Natural Ways Of Cleaning The Bathroom And Kitchen

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The bathroom and kitchen are the areas of the home that tend to get the dirtiest. The grease and grime can build up fast as germs breed quickly. While it is important to make sure that the kitchen and bathroom are kept as clean as possible at all times, most commercial cleaners contain harsh chemicals that can actually be hazardous to human health as well as the environment. Here are some natural solutions to keeping your home clean without the potential side effects.

White Vinegar

This mild acid is great for dissolving dirt and hard water stains and is completely safe. Particularly stubborn stains and residue can be tackled with undiluted white vinegar and this works wonders on cleaning the shower head. Simply pour a little white vinegar into a bucket or a bag and secure it to the faucet and then leave it overnight. White vinegar can also be poured into the toilet bowl to soak away stains and leave the toilet looking dazzling white. To clean kitchen surfaces such as countertops, simply dilute a little white vinegar with some tap water and pour it into a spray bottle. Spray the solution onto any surfaces that need cleaning, leave it for a few minutes and then wipe it away. You can also add some essential oils to the solution if you wish to give it a fresh and appealing scent.
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Baking Soda

This miracle ingredient should be a staple in your kitchen and can be used in a wide range of different ways. Baking soda acts as a deodoriser and a mild abrasive, which means that you will be able to banish bad smells while you clean. Simply sprinkle a small amount of baking soda onto a damp sponge and use it to clean grimy surfaces such as sinks and the bathtub. If your bathroom is particularly dirty, make the baking soda into a paste by adding a little water and then spread it onto the dirty area. Leave the paste for ten to twenty minutes, scrub it away and then rinse with warm water. the area should now look fresh and clean once more.
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