You don't need to spend big money on cleaning products. In days gone by, marketing labels had me reeled in with a necessity for use of certain harsh ingredients. It's now been a long time for me to have a different cleaner for each and every cleaning job. I'm for saving money and my main priority is to minimise my families toxins exposure. I figured that there had to be a 'solution' that worked for all but a few, as listed below.
In the cleaning aisle of my local supermarket, and on the bottom shelf out of 'bulls'-eye' view, I came across a simple but powerful cleaner 'Lectric Washing Soda' household cleaner. Just one ingredient; Sodium Carbonate - All Natural with No Phosphates or Dyes and environmentally friendly. That'll do me, one packet of multi-purpose cleaner.
Later at home, reading the uses on the back of the packet, I see a recipe 'Miracle Spray Recipe'. It turns out this is a much talked about recipe. Although I'm quite sure, not many know about this wonder household helper.
A MIRACULOUS all purpose cleaner to cut through grease and grime in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry - or anywhere around the home! It cost's only 35 cents per litre and it'll save you a few hundred dollars a year.
Here's the recipe
1.5 litre water (1 cup boiled)
300ml white vinegar
60ml dishwashing liquid
25ml Eucalyptus oil (I've used a commercial grade product here for cleaning only)
3 dessertspoons Lectric washing soda
Even though sodium carbonate is a 'natural' compound, it is a caustic product. Take caution with use.
Do not use on non-wax floors, lacquered surfaces, aluminium, fibreglass (sinks, tubs and tiles). Do not use for blocked drains. The use of rubber gloves is recommended when using Lectric washing soda.
Shopping tip: Look below the bull’s-eye to find similar products for a lot less. Brands that sell best are always in what’s called the ‘bull’s-eye zone,’ front and center, right in your sight line. It is the best placement, and the manufacturers have to pay for it.