These are some formulas I’ve learned throughout the years of my cleaning experience. Some of these I’ve learned from old co-workers at commercial cleaning companies, and some are family recipes we have used through cleaning franchises my family has been involved in.
Simply pour about 1/2 cup of baking soda into a bowl and add enough liquid detergent to make a texture like frosting. Scoop the mixture onto a sponge and wash the surface. This is the perfect recipe for cleaning the bathtub because it rinses easily and doesn’t leave grit. To keep this product stored, add 1 teaspoon of vegetable glycerin to the mixture and place it in a sealed glass jar. This will keep the product moist. Otherwise just make as much as you need at a time.
You will need 1/4- teaspoon liquid detergent or neutral soap, 3 tablespoons vinegar, and 2 cups water. Put all ingredients into a spray bottle, shake it up a bit, and use as you would a commercial brand. The soap in this recipe is important. It cuts the wax residue from the commercial brands you might have used in the past.
You will need 1/2 teaspoon oil, such as olive oil, jojoba, or a liquid wax and 1/4 cup vinegar or fresh lemon juice. Mix the ingredients in a glass jar. Dab a soft rag into the solution and wipe onto wood surfaces. Store it covered in a glass jar.
Do you have any home recipes that you like using?