Running low on cleaning supplies and thinking about making your own? Well, let me tell you that it’s easier than you think because most DIY cleaning recipes use ingredients that you already have in your pantry!
That means you will actually save money and save your family from those toxic chemicals found in many store-bought cleaning supplies these days. Which is why homemade cleaning recipes like the ones I’m sharing below are SUPER convenient whenever you run out!
So if you’re looking for easy DIY cleaning recipes you can make for your home and family, you’re in the right place. Today, I’m sharing simple ingredient recipes for making your own hand sanitizer, hand soap, dishwasher & laundry detergent, all-purpose cleaner, bathroom cleaner, and more!
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10 Easy DIY Cleaning Recipes Using Ingredients In Your Home
#1 Carpet Deodorizer
This easy homemade carpet deodorizer recipe from DIYNatural.com is safe for children and pets because it is made with natural ingredients!
Ingredients: Baking soda and Lavender essential oil.
#2 Shower Cleaner
This homemade shower cleaner recipe from SoapDeliNews.com is super effective at getting rid of hard water stains and soap scum with little-to-no effort because it’s basically scrub-free!
Ingredients: Original Blue Dawn dish detergent, white vinegar, and you can add essential oils for fragrance.
#3 Hand Sanitizer
Kill more germs without killing your wallet! With this homemade hand sanitizer recipe from LivingWellMom.com, you can easily store it in travel size bottles to keep with you in your car, your purse/diaper bag, or in your desk at work!
Ingredients: 70% alcohol, aloe vera gel, and Tea Tree essential oil.
#4 All-Purpose Cleaner
Homemade all-purpose cleaners like this recipe from FlourOnMyFace.com will clean every surface in your home from your kitchen to your bathroom without harsh chemicals.
Ingredients: Dawn Platinum Advanced Power Dishwashing Liquid, white vinegar, and water!
#5 Disinfecting Spray
This is a homemade “Lysol” recipe from BeautyInTheCrumbs.com that is non-toxic! It uses essential oils to disinfect, deodorize, and sanitize.
Ingredients: 70% alcohol, white vinegar, and antiviral essential oils like Peppermint!
#6 Dust Spray
Shine and protect your surfaces (even wood!) with this easy homemade dusting spray recipe from PinkWhen.com
Ingredients: Distilled water, white vinegar, olive oil, and Lemon essential oil.
#7 Glass/Mirror Cleaner
The best window and mirror cleaner you could ever make! Because with this recipe from OneEssentialCommunity.com you’ll be able to remove fingerprints and water spots easily with no streaks—woohoo!
Ingredients: White vinegar, alcohol, cornstarch (that’s the secret!) and Lemon essential oil.
#8 Dishwasher Detergent
No more buying expensive pods at the store. This easy and simple dishwashing detergent recipe is cheaper to make yourself and will get your dishes squeaky clean without harsh chemicals.
#9 Laundry Detergent
A simple powder laundry detergent you’ll love! This DIY laundry detergent recipe from BootsandHoovesHomestead.com is so easy that your kids can help you!
Ingredients: Sodium bicarbonate, Washing soda, Epsom salt, sea salt, and your favorite essential oil blend.
#10 Liquid Hand Soap
One of the best things about making your own liquid hand soap is that you can customize it with your favorite essential oils to make it smell great. And this easy DIY hand soap recipe from Happy-Mothering.com won’t leave your skin dry. 🙌
Keep Your House Clean For Less
I hope that by sharing these simple recipes you can see just how easy it is to save on cleaning! Now if this is your first time making homemade cleaning supplies and you feel a bit overwhelmed by it, I suggest you start with one and take your time working your way through this list.
Because you don’t have to make them all today.
So bookmark this page or save it on Pinterest for later so that you can come back to it again and again when you need it.