DIY Cleaners

All-Purpose Cleaners

Vinegar & Water 

Pour in a spray bottle 1:1 Vinegar & Water

Optional: 5-10 drops of Essential Oils (Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Lavender)

**Not suited for granite or marble

Castile Soap & Water

Pour in a spray bottle 2 TBSP to 1/4 cup Liquid Castile Soap

Add 2 Cups Water

Optional: 5-10 drops of Essential Oils (Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Lavender)

Castile & Baking Soda

2 tsp Baking Soda

1 tsp Liquid Castile Soap

about 1 1/2 cups water

Method: Mix 1 cup of water with baking soda. Add Castile soap, If there’s room in your bottle, you can add the remaining 1/2 cup water.

Surface Cleaners/Polishers

Leather Cleaner

½ cup White Vinegar

¼ cup Olive Oil

1 cup cooled boiled water

5-10 drops each of Eucalyptus & Lemon Essential Oil

Wood Polish

1 Tbsp Almond Oil or Coconut Oil

3-5 drops Lemon or Lavender essential oil

Method: Drop or dab a small amount on your dusting cloth, and rub gently on all your wooden surfaces to remove the dust.

Granite & Marble Cleaner

1/4 Cup Rubbing Alcohol

2 drops Castile Soap

2 Cups Water

Glass Cleaner

1:1 Apple Cider Vinegar & Water

Bit of dish soap

Spray Bottle

Scours & Disinfectant

All-Purpose Scour Paste

1 2/3 cups Baking Soda

1/4 cup Liquid Castile Soap

1/4 cup Water

Method: Stir until the mixture is the consistency of whipped cream. Store in a labelled, air-tight container. Rinse well after applying.

Cleans tubs, tiles, toilets, sinks, clothes stains. Tackles mold and mildew, too.

All-Purpose Scour Powder

1 cup Baking Soda

1/2 cup Salt (non-iodized)

1/2 cup Washing Soda

Optional: 5 drops lemon essential oil


  • Lightly wet surface with water or undiluted white vinegar (for really bad messes)

  • Sprinkle powder on and let sit 5 minutes

  • Scrub with sturdy brush until clean

  • Rinse with water or vinegar (for really bad messes)


Hydrogen Peroxide 3%

Dark spray bottle

Method: Always clean before you disinfect. Allow a 5 minute contact time on a surface to kill bacteria, fungi and viruses in domestic settings. No need to rinse or wipe it off because it decomposes into oxygen and water.


Clothes Stain Remover

Equal parts Baking Soda, Hydrogen Peroxide, and Water

Method: Rub solution into stain and let sit for 30 minutes. Use a brush or old toothbrush to loosen any residue. Wash clothes as usual.

Bleach Alternative

3/4 cup 3% Hydrogen Peroxide

1/4 cup lemon juice

3/4 cup Baking Soda 

10-15 drops lemon essential oil

7 cups water

Method: Combine all ingredients in a container capable of holding 1/2 gallon or more. Shake well. Use 1 cup per load, washing with hottest water setting available.

Fabric Softener

1/4 cup Distilled White Vinegar

Method: Add to your fabric softener dispenser.