Homemade All-Purpose Cleaner
- 3/4 cup hydrogen peroxide.
- 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar.
- 1 teaspoon unscented liquid Castile soap ($16, Target)
- 10 drops tea tree oil.
- 20 drops lavender essential oil.
- 2 cups water.
Also know, can I mix baking soda and vinegar to clean?
Here are some recipes to try. Freshen your sink by mixing one part of baking soda with two parts of vinegar. This mixture unlocks an effervescent fizz of carbon dioxide that cleans and freshen drains. Remove hard water stains by placing a vinegar-soaked towel over the affected area.
Keeping this in view, how do I disinfect my kitchen countertops naturally?
Prepare two separate spray bottles of vinegar and hydrogen peroxide. Wash your counters with soap as you would normally, spray them with the vinegar, then immediately follow with the hydrogen peroxide. As the peroxide evaporates, the vinegar smell will dissipate, leaving your counters naturally fresh and clean.
How do you keep a kitchen clean and hygienic?
How to Keep Your Kitchen Clean and Safe
- 1 Take out the trash as soon as it’s full or smelly.
- 2 Wipe up spills immediately.
- 3 Clean up after each meal.
- 4 Clear the counters and wipe them clean.
- 5 Scrub your sink every day.
- 6 Replace or clean your sponge often.
- 7 Prevent cross-contamination from cutting boards.
Make a simple cleaning spray with 3 parts water and 1 part distilled vinegar. You can dilute the mixture according to your needs and you can also trade out the distilled white vinegar for apple cider vinegar. Add lemon juice to disinfect surfaces.
Instructions. All-Purpose Cleaner Using funnel, put 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon dish soap, and 2 tablespoons vinegar into your spray bottle. Give it a stir/shake. Let it sit for a minute, now fill bottle with warm water and shake it up.
For an antibacterial cleaner, mix together 3 cups of water, ½ cup of white vinegar and 10-15 drops of lavender or tea tree essential oil in a glass spray bottle. Shake to mix. Store with the lid on and use on cutting boards, counter tops, or anywhere that needs a good germ killing!
4 Types of Cleaning Agents and When To Use Them
A Simple Guide to Kitchen Cleaning Chemicals
- Dishwashing Machine Detergent. How often do you run the dishwashing machines in your restaurant kitchen? …
- Dishwashing Soap. …
- Oven Cleaner. …
- Grill Cleaner. …
- Chlorine Test Strips. …
- Ice Machine and Freezer Cleaners. …
- Coffee Machine Cleaner. …
- Bar Glass Washing Chemicals.
Here are the best countertop cleaners:
- Best countertop cleaner overall: Clorox Scentiva Multi-Purpose Spray.
- Best on a budget: Pine-Sol All Purpose Cleaner.
- Best disinfecting wipes for countertops: Clorox Ultra Clean Disinfecting Wipes.
- Best cleaner for stone countertops: StoneTech Daily Cleaner.
Sanitizing kills bacteria on surfaces using chemicals. It is not intended to kill viruses. Yes, EPA registers products that sanitize. Disinfecting kills viruses and bacteria on surfaces using chemicals.
Kitchen Cleaning Supplies
- All-purpose cleaner.
- Oven cleaner.
- Stainless steel cleaner (if you have stainless steel appliances)
- Scrubbing sponges (buy a five-pack!)
- Microfiber cloths.
- Warm water mixed with a basic dishwashing soap (for stone countertops)
- Baking soda.
- White vinegar.