21 DIY’s And Tips For Easy And Natural Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning is the practice of thoroughly cleaning a house in the springtime. To be fair, you can clean your house any time, any day, or any season. But for some reason, people practice cleaning at the end of the year. In some cultures, the end of the year is in the beginning of spring. That is why the term is spring cleaning.

The practice is very important in climates with a cold winter. Usually, during the cold winter, you do not want to break a sweat.

The question many ask is how do I start spring cleaning? Well, the most important thing is to organize and clean the clutter and then clean room by room.

When it comes to spring cleaning, we want to help you do it in the most natural way possible. Forget all those chemicals and products. It is time to do things al naturel.

1. Coffee Cleaning Pods

Tutorial: deathwishcoffee.com

One of the main principles of natural spring cleaning is to re-use things around the house. This will come as a surprise, but there are many things you can re-use. We start off with coffee grounds.

These sharpen garbage disposal blades and give your disposal cleaners a great scent. Put some used coffee grounds down the drain to eliminate the stink coming from the sink.

2. Toilet Bowl Cleaners

Tutorial: rubiesandradishes.com

Nobody wants a dirty bathroom. After all, the bathroom is the root of our hygiene. When your bathroom is dirty, everything else feels dirty as well.

There are too many things leaving behind germs and residues in the bathroom. And we want to help you tackle them with non-toxic ingredients. One of the best ways is to use microfiber cloths and a vinegar-based spray.

3. Natural Disinfectant Spray

Tutorial: naturalgreenmom.com

Essential oils are slowly and steadily entering our home. They help us in a variety of ways. For starters, we use essential oils to add aroma and scent to the home. But we also use them for cooking in some dishes. And we now use them for healthy benefits as well.

Essential oils can clean almost anything in your home. Here is one recipe for disinfectant with essential oils.

4. Grout Cleaner

Tutorial: kiwiservices.com

Tiles are a high maintenance job. Scrubbing sessions can take a toll on your body. But there is a way to keep the tiles clean without scrubbing. While you cannot eliminate scrubbing completely, you can always find a light scrubbing idea.

5. Wood Floor Polish

Tutorial: mom4real.com

Cleaning wood floors requires extra care. You need to put even more effort than cleaning linoleum and tiles. For this solution, you need only 3 household ingredients. Safe and effective, the cleaning solution will restore shine to dull wood floors.

6. Tub And Shower Cleaner

Tutorial: fabulesslyfrugal.com

We talked before how the bathroom needs special care. We had a non-toxic solution for the toilet bowl. But do not forget the shower. After all, that is the place where you spend a lot of time. And a place where you take care of your personal hygiene.

7. Cleaning Scorch marks From Glass Stovetop

Tutorial: happymoneysaver.com

If you thought glass stovetops are easy to clean than traditional stovetops, you are wrong. Yes, they are flat, but that doesn’t make it easy. Food boils over and leaves pesky scorch marks behind. Well, there is no reason to spend hours trying to clean it.

We have a lazy way to clean your glass stovetop. And you already have the ingredients for the solution at home.

One of the most frustrating and challenging parts of spring cleaning is keeping the drip pans on the stove clean. They catch overflow from pots and the residue is almost impossible to scrape off.

You can always try covering the drip pans and stove rings with aluminum foil. But that offers only limited protection. And you definitely do not want the look of crinkled foil.

With that in mind, here is a simple and easy way to tackle the residue. You only need a couple of household items.

8. Essential Oil Stain Remover

Tutorial: youngliving.com

We talked before how you can use essential oils to make a disinfectant. Now, we have another solution for cleaning stains. You can use it on any surface in your home. The stain remover is safe of harsh chemicals.

9. Stove Cleaner

Tutorial: aarp.org

One of the most frustrating and challenging parts of spring cleaning is keeping the drip pans on the stove clean. They catch overflow from pots and the residue is almost impossible to scrape off.

You can always try covering the drip pans and stove rings with aluminum foil. But that offers only limited protection. And you definitely do not want the look of crinkled foil.

With that in mind, here is a simple and easy way to tackle the residue. You only need a couple of household items.

10. Vinegar Kitchen Cleaning

Tutorial: biome.com.au

Vinegar is an absolute staple in the cleaning of the house. In this guide, you will find all the ways you can use it to clean around.

11. Toilet Cleaning Fizz Bombs

Tutorial: homezilla.net

We all want to make cleaning a quick and easy job. But that is not always possible. Luckily, these toilet bombs help you quickly freshen up your bathroom. Use them whenever you need them. If you do not have the time and energy to scrub the home, these frizzy bombs are godsend.

12. All-Purpose Disinfecting Spray

Tutorial: mrskathyking.com

Do you have some white vinegar at home? Do you have some lemon juice? And what about baking soda? Well, congratulations, if you have those three ingredients, you can make an all-purpose disinfecting spray.

This solution is kid-friendly and cost-effective. You can also add some peppermint essential oil for antibacterial properties. And peppermint also provides a great scent.

13. Oven Cleaner

Tutorial: thisgrandmaisfun.com

We do this all the time. We bake something in the oven. And as soon as we close the oven door, we no longer see the icky mess. That is something we leave behind. And we say to ourselves, we will clean it next week.

Well, the weeks pile up, and the mess becomes ickier and ickier. This might come as a surprise, but you can clean it with just baking soda. Here is the guide for how to do it.

14. Glass And Stainless Steel Cleaner

Tutorial: freshmommyblog.com

Some people go the DIY way for everything in the home. Others, want only something simple and easy. Well, this solution definitely falls into the category of easy and quick solutions that work.

16. Charcoal Fridge Deodorizer

Tutorial: thehomemadeexperiment.com

One of the benefits of charcoal is that it absorbs all toxins. Use it on your face, and it will absorb the toxins and clean your face of acne. Consume charcoal and you will flush out toxins from your body. Well, it is time to put those toxins-absorbing properties to good use in the home.

Just place this jar in your fridge for a couple of days. And you will notice a change in smell.

16. Cleaning Garbage Disposal And Sink

Tutorial: everydaycheapskate.com

Germs are everywhere around us. But there are some spots where they are in abundance. For example, more than half a million bacteria live in the kitchen sink. Yes, that is an absolute scary number.

With this solution, you can clean the garbage disposal once every few weeks. Simple and easy.

17. Chemical Free Floor Cleaner

Tutorial: diyswank.com

Do sticky floors plague your life? Do you hate to see them? Well, there is a simple solution for this. All you have to do is use some vinegar. Now, some people might have troubles using vinegar. After all, vinegar is stinky. But do not worry, you will not even notice the smell.

Acidity in vinegar kills most of the common household bacteria. And the scent is not as strong as chemical cleaners.

18. All-Purpose Citrus Cleaner

Tutorial: toriavey.com

All you need for an all-purpose cleanser is vinegar, lemons, and time. Using organic ingredients will even label your cleanser as organic. Ask your grandparents. They used simple vinegar to clean and disinfect their homes. Nowadays, we believe in modern cleaning solutions too much. It might be time to go back to basics.

19. Grease Cleaner Spray

Tutorial: eternalessenceoils.com

This homemade grease cleaner takes things to the next level. The basis is again vinegar. But you add some fragrance oils to combat and neutralize the scent of vinegar. Clever, right?

20. Anti Mold Spray Bathroom Cleaner

Tutorial: recipestonourish.com

We are sure you do not want to see mold in your home. Nobody does. If your home has serious mold problems, it is time to switch things up. Some rentals might have serious rental problems. And when you move in, it is time to tackle the issue.

This anti mold spray and bathroom cleaner can help you reduce moisture in the home and clean indoor air. Try it.

21. Natural Fridge Cleaner

Tutorial: littlegreendot.com

This solution will help you clean the fridge in a matter of minutes. And do that without any toxins, fragrances, or anything harmful.

If you have any other ideas for cleaning the house al naturel, do share them in the comments. As you can see, most of the ideas use vinegar. But that is because vinegar is acidic, and can kill almost all household bacteria.

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