Who makes their own cleaning supplies?

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  1. ACooper

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    I make laundry soap. I use vinegar in place of a plethera of other products, baking soda, and of course I use bleach often. I do other odds and ends, and lately I've been curious about making my own enzime/enzimatic cleaner. (natures miracle as an example) Obviously good for pet odors, good in laundry, and just good at any type of odor removal.

    It's basically
    1 cup brown sugar
    3 cups citrus scraps (lemon/orange)
    4 cups water
    Place in liter bottle, write date, wait 3 months..........presto, enzime cleaner to use in the same way you'd use natures miracle (for pennies instead of dollars, LOL)

    Anyone do this? Results to report?
     
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    I bought some stuff to make my own laundry detergent, but I haven't started yet. Still have a bottle or two to finish.
     
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    darkchild16 We are Home.

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    I make my own landry detergent, cloth wipe spray, thinking of making my own diaper cream. I have a huge list of ones i want to try lol.
     
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    I make my own general cleaner :)
    I just take 1 spray bottle and..
    1 part white vinegar
    1 part water
    and a few drops lavender essential oil (I don’t really measure it honestly lol)

    Works really well for me. Leaves a nice light lavender smell.

    and a sanitizer. It uses two bottles though!

    Research shows that vinegar and hydrogen peroxide sprayed separately is “more effective at killing …Salmonella, Shigella, or E. coli bacteria than chlorine bleach or any commercially available kitchen cleaner.” * they MUST be in separate containers and used one after the other (remember hydrogen peroxide has to be in dark bottle)

    -Mix one part white vinegar and one part water.. put in spray bottle
    -Mix one part hydrogen peroxide and one part water .. put in another spray bottle.
    -Spray one after the other.
    -Let dry.
    That’s it
     

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