Home & Garden The Best Home-Cleaning Products Are in Your Pantry

19:55  07 september  2017
19:55  07 september  2017 Source:   Architectural Digest

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Simple recipes using products from your pantry make effective household cleaning solutions. An added plus: these natural products are more environmentally friendly than commercial alternatives. Try these easy recipes to clean your organized home faster, better and cheaper.

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  The Best Home-Cleaning Products Are in Your Pantry © Photo: Courtesy of Giphy Forget a trip to Target to stock up on cleaning products, and go no further than your pantry and medicine cabinet. Yes, we're telling you not to run an errand and not to spend money. This is gonna be good. So many of the things we use all the time for cooking, tending to injuries, or mixing cocktails have secret superpowers (yes, really). Some are stain removers, others air fresheners, and all are extremely useful in a pinch. Read on to discover how the pros take advantage of household staples to clean up their houses.

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Baking soda

This baker's best friend is actually good for pest control. Specifically, for stopping that trail of ants in its tracks. Halley Cottis, author of Natural Solutions for Cleaning & Wellness, suggests placing a mixture of equal parts baking soda and powdered sugar in a saucer and placing it near the pests. "The powdered sugar attracts the ants, the baking soda will kill them," she explains. Food52 says you can also use baking soda for the task you've been putting off for months: deep-cleaning the inside of your oven.

Man builds a food pantry on his lawn so the hungry can eat

  Man builds a food pantry on his lawn so the hungry can eat Roman Espinoza's lawn in Watertown, New York, has something different: a "Blessing Box" filled with food available to any and all who need it. The concept is simple. The box is a miniature food pantry -- receiving items from those who want to donate, and offering it to those who need them."Whether you're taking or giving, you can just go to the blessing box," Espinoza told CNN. "There's not a lock on it -- it's open 24 hours a day, seven days a week."A community ralliesThe idea came to the 46-year-old Army veteran while taking a class on human services at a local community college.

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Liquor

"Ethanol alcohol, found in beer, wine, and liquor, can be used as an air freshener," says Cottis. "Vodka or gin works best." Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to the liquid, then spritz the blend on your sofa or bed linens. We'll cheers to that.

Vinegar

Vinegar is a workhouse on its own, but it's even more powerful when baking soda is in the picture. "Sprinkle baking soda into your toilet, then spray it liberally with vinegar. This will create bubbles that will quickly clean and disinfect the toilet bowl," says Cottis. Vinegar producer Heinz claims you can use equal parts of the ingredient and water to spiff up tile floors, too.

Hydrogen peroxide

Yes, we're talking about the stuff you use to clean cuts and scrapes. Make your windows sparkle with a clean rag and a spray bottle of one part hydrogen peroxide, two parts water, says Cottis.

Man builds a food pantry on his lawn so the hungry can eat

  Man builds a food pantry on his lawn so the hungry can eat Roman Espinoza's lawn in Watertown, New York, has something different: a "Blessing Box" filled with food available to any and all who need it. The concept is simple. The box is a miniature food pantry -- receiving items from those who want to donate, and offering it to those who need them."Whether you're taking or giving, you can just go to the blessing box," Espinoza told CNN. "There's not a lock on it -- it's open 24 hours a day, seven days a week."A community ralliesThe idea came to the 46-year-old Army veteran while taking a class on human services at a local community college.

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Better Homes and Gardens. Martha Stewart. Midwest Living. Soap scum, stains, odors, and other common cleaning conundrums can be remedied with five household ingredients you already have in your pantry .

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Another antiseptic that's not getting the credit it deserves. Mix 1/3 cup rubbing alcohol with three cups distilled water and store it in a spray bottle. "It makes for a perfect non-streaking granite cleaner," Cottis notes. The queen of housekeeping Martha Stewart uses rubbing alcohol for spot-cleaning greasy spills (think makeup or lotion) on rugs because it "dissolves oily or waxy materials and is much safer than solvents in commercial spot removers."

Lemons

Really, is there anything the citrus can't do? According to Bon Appetit, you can rub half a lemon over cutting boards and countertops to kill bacteria, add a 1:1 mixture of water and lemon juice to your laundry to brighten your whites, and use another half sprinkled with salt to clean copper and stainless-steel pots. Oh, a wedge is also a great addition to iced tea.

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