Home Care

5 Homemade Cleaning Solutions

Learn how to make all-natural cleaners using items found in the kitchen


Looking for an efficient cleaning product? Try using homemade solutions! These are easy to prepare and you can find the ingredients in the supermarket. No need to worry as these are budget-friendly items, too!

Keep these ingredients in mind:


Vinegar is a great solution for cleaning glass windows and mirrors. Just mix two cups of water with a ½ cup of vinegar, and you’re good to go!

RL Tip: Don't clean your windows on a hot a day because the solution will dry quickly, leaving unwanted streaks.

Get the step-by-step guide here.

Baking Soda

If you’re planning to clean your kitchen counters, try using baking soda. Simply combine four tablespoons of baking soda with a cup of water, pour it on a sponge, and start cleaning.

Get the step-by-step guide here.


To remove rust on your walls, pour ¼ cup of powdered orange on the stain. Do this process regularly until the rust totally disappears.

Get the step-by-step guide here.


Aside from using it when baking, you may also use it as an effective cleaning ingredient. If you accidentally spilled something on your carpet, just pour cornstarch on the stain, and let it sit for 20 minutes.

Get the step-by-step guide here.


A dash of salt can make your old jewelry look new again! Just mix it with baking soda and a cup of water.

RL Tip: Salt can clean silver, gold, brass and nickel.

Get the step-by-step guide here.

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