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31 Days of DIY Cleaners

DIY Disinfectant – Day 22 – 31 Days of DIY Cleaners

With cold and flu season already here, keeping our spaces clean and disinfected is a great way to help keep germs at bay.  Make...

Grout Cleaner – Day 23 – 31 Days of DIY Cleaners

Grout can look grotty; dirty and discoloured.  Grout is porous and as we walk over it, splash dirty water onto it and scrub it to ‘clean’,...

Natural Stone Cleaner – Day 18 – 31 Days of DIY...

Rather than purchasing specialty natural stone cleaners, which can get right up there price-wise,  make your own simple solution at home.  The rubbing alcohol...

Makeup Brush Cleaner – Day 1 – 31 Days of DIY...

Cleaning your makeup brushes very regularly is a great way to keep your brushes lasting longer, your skin clear of breakouts and your makeup to be...

Produce Wash – Day 11 – 31 Days of DIY Cleaners

Produce wash can be expensive, but the concept of washing away most pesticides and bacteria is an attractive one.  What’s even cooler is that...

Screen Cleaner – Day 24 – 31 Days of DIY Cleaners

Cleaning dust, fingerprints and marks off screens is certainly important to keep the item in great shape.  However, we know we’re not supposed to use...

Heavy Duty Exterior Window Cleaner – Day 19 – 31 Days...

Sometimes, grimy windows require a next level solution.  Use what professional window cleaners use by mixing up this easy solution in a bucket and...

Everyday Countertop Cleaner – Day 7 – 31 Days of DIY...

Having a little bottle of something to clean up daily spills and crumbs on the kitchen and bathroom counter makes on-the-go cleaning a cinch....

Tile Scrub – Day 27 – 31 Days of DIY Cleaners

If you need to get your grout and tiles sparkling, you’ll love this simple solution.  Big impact, but without all the stuff you don’t...

Carpet Stain Remover – Day 25 – 31 Days of DIY...

The trick with carpet stains is to bust them as soon as they happen so that they don’t have time to hang around and...

Wood Furniture Polish – Day 8 – 31 Days of DIY...

Shining your varnished wood furniture is not something you need to do all the time, but it will help to bring out the sheen...

DIY Fabric Softener – Day 4 – 31 Days of DIY...

Fabric softener helps to relax and soften fibres during the laundering process.  If you love the concept but don’t love the waxy coating and...

DIY Degreaser – Day 10 – 31 Days of DIY Cleaners

Castille soap is a great natural cleaner on its own, it is made from olive oil. Greasy messes occur in the kitchen mostly, and...

All Purpose Cleaner – Day 12 – 31 Days of DIY...

One of the most basic yet simple cleaning products you can make!  You’d normally spend $4 on a bottle of this stuff, instead make...

Toilet Bowl Cleaner – Day 17 – 31 Days of DIY...

Simple works best for keeping toilets clean.  Using household items like hydrogen peroxide and essential oils will help flush away (had to!) bacteria and...

Glass & Window Cleaner – Day 13 – 31 Days of...

Glass cleaner doesn’t have to be blue to work well!  Glass cleaner is usually about $3-$4, so this is a great savings considering the...

How to Get Your Spouse to Clean!

It may come as no real surprise that one of the biggest causes for tension in a couple’s relationship is housework and more specifically,...