Thursday, June 4, 2009

Green Cleaning

So today I felt like cleaning our finger print smudged
windows.  To my surprise, I was completely out of window
cleaner.  I did not want to run to the store just for glass
cleaner, but at the same time, I did not want this June Cleaver
moment to leave me.  So I googled homemade glass
cleaner.  You would be amazed at how many there are.
So I chose one and whipped up a batch of glass cleaner:

1 cup rubbing alcohol
1 cup water
1 tbsp vinegar

I am amazed at how well it works and how much
cheaper it was than a bottle of Windex.
I think as I begin running out of cleaners, I may try
some other homemade concoctions.

If you know of other household cleaning recipes,
please let me know the recipe in the comment section.

Happy Green Cleaning Everyone.


D, A, B, Z, and Ak said...

My friend has mixed up a batch of homemade laundry detergent from the Duggers Website (that family with like 18 kids) --- I've been meaning to go look and try it myself! She says it works good and it's a lot cheaper - so that should motivate me! (:

J and C said...

Wahoo! I think you are a genius, I have been doing this too and am happy with the results. Also, I have the recipe for laundry detergent too if you want it. I ahve already gone through one batch. It works well, although I might need a white brightener, cuz I am not sure it is doing it's job on white clothes as well. (I'll have to test this out and report for later.)

Mari said...

I use the detergent off the Simple Dollar website- not sure how it is different, but it works well for me. I do use Oxi-Clean with my whites, but I was doing that before with my regular detergent, so I can't tell you how it does on its own. The only problem is tracking down washing soda... anyone around here know where I can find it? I finally found it in one grocery store back in Arizona, but no luck here so far.