Homemade Grout Cleaner

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These house cleaning tips for Homemade Grout Cleaner will have your kitchen looking like new again. The grout in your kitchen can take a beating, going from light colored to a darker shade unless you give it the occasional good clean. This recipe for homemade grout cleaner is easy to make and you most likely already have the ingredients in your kitchen. For this household cleaning tips idea, you will need some water, baking soda, lemon juice, white distilled vinegar and a toothbrush or scrub brush. To make, mix everything together in a large mixing bowl. Then use a rag to wipe all along the grout lines. Let the mixture sit on the grout for at least 60 seconds. Then gently scrub some of the baking soda and the cleaning mixture into the grout lines. Then wipe away, your floors should look sparkling again.

When it comes to house cleaning tips and tricks there is nothing quite like the fresh scent of lemon to make the house smell fresh. Lemon juice contains citric acid which is a deodorant and can be used to clean glass and to remove stains from aluminum and porcelain. Lemon juice cuts through grease and removes perspiration on other stains from clothing, and it is a milk lightener or bleach if used with sunlight. Lemon juice can also be used to help dissolve soap scum and hard water deposits. Lemon juice is also great for cleaning and shining up copper and brass. Lemon juice can be mixed with vinegar or baking soda to make cleaning pastes. A household cleaning tip is to cut a lemon in half and sprinkle it with baking soda on the cut section of the lemon. This can be used to scrub dishes, surfaces, and stains. Lemon essential oil has antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal and cleansing properties. Lemon essential oil works well on odors and may also have whitening properties, although lemon juice probably works better for this. Limes are also a powerful natural cleaning solution that is good at removing mineral build up and grease.

Limes can be used in pretty much the same way as lemons in as all natural cleaners. Hydrogen peroxide is a natural cleaning idea that is more gentle than chlorine bleach and can be used for sterilizing and disinfecting in the home and on your body. Most commercial lemon oil is not all natural and may contain some petroleum distillates. It is best to use pure sources of lemon essential oils. Lemon essential oil is good for use on furniture as it is so lubricating and antiseptic. Thank you to Aimee from the "Raising the Cameron Clan" site for sharing this household cleaning tips for homemade grout cleaner. This is just one of the house cleaning tips and tricks you will find on the site. Aimee is the stay at home mother of four children. You will find all sorts of interesting topics from homeschooling, getting fit, raising kids, in the kitchen, homemade, going green, house cleaning tips and more. *

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