Green Tips (Jan 2020) - Natural Household Cleaners

Commercial cleaning products usually contain harmful and polluting substances that may affect your health, your pets, and the environment. With the Chinese New Year around the corner, let’s use some household and natural cleaners to clean your house – they are cost-effective and bring no harm!

 

Removing grease & oil on windows

Mix equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray onto the window and scrub with newspaper.

Reference: https://www.wikihow.com/Clean-Windows-Without-Chemicals

 

Getting stains out of mugs

Mix a thick paste of baking soda and a little bit of water. Apply this to the stains and scrub with a sponge.

Reference: https://www.wikihow.com/Get-Stains-out-of-White-Mugs

 

Removing stains on the bottom of iron

Pour salt on a paper towel. Turn on the iron and let it heat up, then run the iron over the paper towel. Spend 1-2 minute ironing the salt.

Reference: https://www.wikihow.com/Clean-an-Iron-with-Salt

 

Removing limescale from taps

Soak a rag in vinegar and wrap it around the tap for an hour. Wipe the faucet with a clean cloth.

Reference: https://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Limescale

 

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