Deep Clean, Without The Chemicals
Spring is in the air and that means fresh flowers, fresh air and a fresh, clean house!
But how good does a house smell or feel if you’re missing a few sneaky spots? Or worse, if you’re cleaning with all chemicals?
I love a good deep clean, especially after a long winter full of nasty cold and flu bugs!
But, chemical cleaners always give me a headache and linger soooo long. Once you switch to natural cleaners, you will never go back. Your home will smell and feel so much better.
So ditch the bleach and toxic formulas this year and stock up on these instead.
The reviews speak for themselves as they boast about how powerful they are, well they work and how amazing they smell compared to typical cleaners!
Cleaner you can actually breath in and enjoy, instead of having to hold your breath, and air out the room as you clean!
I’ve also included many homemade cleaners with products you probably already have around your house!
I’m an Amazon affiliate and if you make a purchase through the links provided, I will make a commission. And, you’ll get a fabulous smelling house!
Spring Cleaning Supplies:
Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day household cleaners are earth-friendly and made with plant derived ingredients and essential oils.
They are powerful and smell amazing! And they are about the same cost as the chemical cleaners.
These are safe for kids. They come in delicious scents like lemon verbena, lavender, honeysuckle and basil!
Wouldn’t you rather your home smell like lavender and honeysuckle, rather than bleach and chemicals? I encourage you to read these reviews if you’re not 100 percent convinced to give them a try!
You need more than just a multi-surface spray to deep clean your kitchen counters, stove top, bathtub, sinks, toilet and more, this baking soda cream cleanser is 5 star ⭐️
Spring Cleaning Checklist | Don’t Forget These Sneaky Spots
Start from the top and work your way down. Work down from the ceiling, dusting and wiping down from the top, including light fixtures, ceiling fans, corners, light switches, walls, picture frames, baseboards, etc.
Clean furniture, appliances and finish with the floors!
Spring Cleaning Checklist
Don’t forget to wash your curtains. Just be sure to follow the cleaning instructions.
And your blinds. Use a pair of old socks over tongs to clean in between your blinds.
Spring Cleaning Hacks
Clean Your Stainless Steel
Use a lemon to steam clean your stainless steel.
Cut a lemon in half and rub it on the stainless steel to remove hard water stains and rust from kitchen and bathroom.
Works amazing! Bonus – it smells amazing.
Steam Your Microwave
Clean your microwave with the power of steam.
If you steam your microwave before you clean it, the steam does the hard work for you, loosening up the stuck on food stains.
How to steam a microwave:
- Fill a microwave-safe bolw with a few cups of water, 2 tablespoons of white a vinegar and few drops of your favourite essential oils.
- Microwave on high for 5 minutes.
- Use a warm cloth to wipe clean.
Clean Out Your Washing Machine
Let your washing machine clean itself. There’s a reason why these washing machine tabs have so many amazing reviews!
They are not only natural, but they work! The powerful suds remove mold and mildew so your washing machine can really clean your clothes!
You’ll notice a difference in how your clothes smell and feel!
Use Microfibre Clothes
Do you use microfibre cloths to clean?
They work way better than paper towels or newspaper to clean your windows, mirrors and dust your furniture!
Plus, they are machine washable and dry quick, so they are much less likely to harbour germs than a sponge!
Clean Out The Medicine Cabinet
Spring cleaning is the perfect time to clean out your medicine cabinet, makeup bag and lining closet.
Toss out any old toiletries and makeup.
Clean The Dishwasher
I mean really, how good is a dirty dishwasher?
Your dishes will look dingy, and not smell as fresh and clean as they should, because they’re not as fresh and clean as they should be!
- Wipe down any grime and dirt from inside.
- Place a dishwasher safe cup half full of vinegar on the top shelf and run on the hottest cycle.
- Once that is done, sprinkle a cup of baking soda over the bottom of your dishwasher and run a quick cycle using the hottest water.
- Wipe clean
Deep Clean The Fridge
This is one place you don’t want to be using chemical cleaners!
This gets nasty and can smell pretty bad if you don’t deep clean it every now and then.
You don’t want your food mixed with chemicals, so don’t clean your fridge out with chemical cleaners!
All natural fridge cleaner:
- Mix a few tablespoons of baking soda with hot water and a few drops of lemon juice.
- Dip a sponge in the mixture and wipe down the entire fridge.
Wash Your Shower Curtain
Wash your shower curatin in warm water with vinegar and baking soda. Rinse well.
Don’t forget to clean out the bath and shower!
All Natural Bath And Shower Scrub
This works great after you’ve just had a shower because the heat and steam have loosened up the grime!
All you need is a lemon and kosher salt. Sprinkle the salt around your tub, and squeeze the lemon juice over it.
Use a srubber or sponge to wipe down. Rinse.
Mix 2 tablespoons of peroxide with two cups of water and spray on to the mold. Let it sit for at least ten minutes.
Scrub and wipe down the surface until it’s clear.
To help prevent mold from reoccuring, spray the surface with a mix of two teaspoons of salt and two cups of water and let dry.
Quickly clean chrome using dryer sheets. It’ll shine like new!
Disinfect Your Couches
Use rubbing alcohol to clean your couches.
This is one of my favourites, especially since I have a child and a dog. Freshen up your couches by spraying some rubbing alcohol on them and wiping down with a damp cloth.
Bonus: This also disinfects! You can also use this to clean and freshen up your carpet!
Ceiling Fan Hack
Cleaning your ceiling fans is often a mess itself, with dust flying everywhere! Trap the dust by using an old pillow case to wipe each blade!
Now I just need to start a pot of coffee in order to tackle this spring cleaning checklist! Happy spring everyone!