How to Make Cleaning Solution With Baking Soda and Vinegar

Keeping your home clean and deodorized is possible without the use of harsh chemicals. There are various all-natural ways to clean your home without polluting the environment. Baking soda and vinegar are two of the most common all-natural cleaners and odor eliminators. People have used baking soda and vinegar for centuries to keep their homes clean. Use vinegar and baking soda in conjunction with each other or alone to clean a variety of surfaces in your home.

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Vinegar and baking soda are two common all-natural cleaners.

Scouring Cleaner

Step 1

Place ¼ cup of baking soda in a container. Add 1 tbsp. of a mild dishwashing liquid.

Step 2

Pour vinegar into the container to create a thick, creamy mixture.

Step 3

Use the mixture on a sponge to clean bathtubs, tiles, sinks and countertops.

Tile Cleaner

Step 1

Mix ½ cup of baking soda with 1 cup of vinegar.

Step 2

Add 1 cup of ammonia and 1 gallon of warm water to the mixture.

Step 3

Saturate a sponge in the mixture.

Step 4

Wash down tiles with the saturated sponge.

Bathtub Film Remover

Step 1

Saturate a clean cloth or sponge in vinegar.

Step 2

Wipe down the bathtub with the saturated sponge.

Step 3

Dampen a clean sponge in water. Sprinkle baking soda liberally onto the dampened sponge.

Step 4

Scrub the bathtub with the sponge until the film disappears. Rinse the tub and allow it to air dry.

Carpet Stain Remover

Step 1

Combine 2 tbsp. of vinegar and ¼ cup of baking soda to create a paste.

Step 2

Place a drop of the paste onto a cloth. Rub the paste into the stain.

Step 3

Allow the area to dry overnight.

Step 4

Vacuum up the baking soda-vinegar residue.

Wood and Wall Cleaner

Step 1

Create a mixture of 1 cup baking soda and 1 cup vinegar.

Step 2

Add ½ cup of ammonia and 1 gallon of water to the mixture. Mix the contents thoroughly.

Step 3

Saturate a sponge in the mixture. Wipe wood and walls starting from the bottom up to prevent streaking.