Make-Do Tip – Cleaning

Whether you want to save money, use safer chemical free cleaners or just ran out of your usual supplies. Here’s a quick make-do recipe for cleaning your floors. It cleans very well and deodorizes, sanitises and leaves behind a pleasant odor. 

I have personally used this cleaner on my (finished) 100 year old wood floors, vinyl flooring and tile. It worked great on all three but just to be safe I recommend testing on your floors in an inconspicuous area first. Also I have not tried this recipe on unfinished wood floors at all so if you try it please test first. 

Make-Do Homemade Floor Cleaner

All measurements are approximate. Adjust as needed. 

1.5 cups white vinegar

2 small squirts natural dish liquid or liquid Bastille soap

3-4 drops Rosemary essential oil

2 gallons water. 

Mix in a bucket and mop as usual. 

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