Floor cleaners are usually filled with chemicals and artificial fragrance. This recipe is simple, natural, cheap and effective. YES PLEASE!
Our floors are the biggest surface we clean in our homes, and they also tend to be the area we clean most often. So if you are looking for a quick and easy first step into the natural cleaning world, I always recommend to start with your floors. This simple change will have a big impact on the amount of chemicals in your home, plus you will save money using my cheap and effective recipe. I’ve also had many people reach out and tell me that their floors seem cleaner after the switch. Plus it takes less than a minute to make. Simple, natural, cheap and effective. YES PLEASE!
This recipe lists a fan favourite combo using tea tree and peppermint, but feel free to switch up the essential oils used to suit your needs.
*** Do not use vinegar or citrus essential oils on marble or granite services. Instead replace the vinegar in this recipe with 1 tsp of Castile soap and use non citrus essential oils. ***
Category : Natural Cleaning
½ cup white vinegar (a naturally derived one)
2 drops tea tree essential oilView Details
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Ain’t no oil dope as this, it’s just so fresh, so clean. Tea tree has a very distinctive aroma – medicinal, camphorous, fresh. It’s a must-have oil for sending germs on their way, and for natural cleaning recipes. Emotionally, it’s very uplifting and balancing.
2 drops peppermint essential oilView Details
For when the spring in your step has decided to throw in the towel for the day. Peppermint oil’s strong, refreshing aroma has been known to help with mental fatigue, depression, and even to end a headache. It is one of the best things for tired, achy feet, and is known for stimulating new ideas and creativity.
A mop and bucket
Step 1 Fill up half of your mop bucket with water.
Step 2 Pour in the vinegar and 4 drops of any essential oils of your choice.
Step 3 Don't worry about the essential oils not mixing with the water. You will be moving your mop in and out of the water which will mix up the oils every time.
Step 4 If you try out this recipe, please review it below. I would love to hear how you liked it.