No matter how hard you work to keep your home clean, hardwood floors can get dirty very quickly. Dirt can build up on the surface of the hardwood floor, and even a small spill on a hardwood floor can leave you with a sticky mess that is quickly tracked around the house. As a parent, you understand the dangers of using toxic chemicals in the home, but how can you find a non-toxic hardwood floor cleaner that can actually get the job done?
Two of the most often-heard complaints about non-toxic hardwood floor cleaners are that they do not work well, and that they are expensive. Today, you will learn how to eliminate both of these problems at once by creating your own hardwood floor cleaner. This recipe is certain to help you clean up everything from the biggest messes to the daily dirt that seems to accumulate; all without creating a hazard for people and pets in your home.
In order to make your own hardwood floor cleaner using simple home ingredients, you need only a few things from your kitchen:
You want to start with two gallons of very hot, but not boiling, water in a bucket. To the bucket, you should add ¼ cup of detergent, ½ cup of vinegar, and ¼ cup of baking soda. These items will act as your cleaners. Adding a few drops of baby oil will help preserve and shine your hardwood floor. To leave a lasting scent, you can also add a few drops of essential oil in whatever fragrance you most enjoy. Stir the mixture together and you have the perfect non-toxic hardwood floor cleaner.
Keeping up with cleaning hardwood floors can be exhausting, especially when you are also trying to deal with children and pets. This hardwood floor cleaner is simple to make, highly effective, and leaves your hardwood floor looking and smelling great, although it isn’t recommended for use on waxed hardwood floor surfaces. When you need a cleaner that is effective, affordable, and safe, give this recipe a try, and save money as well as saving time.