Commercial cleaning supplies are sometimes made with harmful chemicals. More people are moving towards more organic products to keep their homes clean and safe.

The most organic products to clean your home are the products you can make yourself.

Cleaning your bathroom with homemade products is easy. A few simple ingredients you probably already have around your house is all you need to make a cleaner you will feel is safe enough to use around your family. You can create cleaners to clean every surface of your bathroom including the wall tiling.

Essential ingredients

The main ingredients needed to make your own homemade cleaning recipes are baking soda, vinegar, salt, and your favourite essential oil. People use these ingredients in many different ways for many different cleaning products, so it is good to have them all on hand to not only create homemade cleaning recipes for your wall tiling but also for all your other necessary cleaning surfaces. The following are a few help tips for cleaning bathroom with your own homemade cleaning recipes.

Baking soda for scrubbing

Baking soda is great as a scrubbing agent. You can make a baking soda paste to clean grout. Bathrooms with tiled floors get very dirty. Even if your bathroom was tiled with black floor tiles, the grout can get pretty dirty over time. A baking soda paste is made up of baking soda and vinegar. For a little added disinfectant agent, you can make a paste out of baking soda and undiluted hydrogen peroxide. Pour a quarter cup of baking soda in a bowl and two tablespoons of vinegar or hydrogen peroxide and stir. You can balance the thickness of the paste by adding baking soda and add more liquid to thin it out. It is up to you and your personal preference. Use a scrubbing brush or toothbrush to clean. You can add a drop or two of your favourite essential oil for a little fragrance.

Water and vinegar

A mixture of vinegar and water is a great all purpose cleaner. Simply pour half water and half vinegar into a spray bottle. Spray the mixture on your shower tiles, sink, or toilet and wipe clean with a clean sponge or rag.

Stubborn grime

Every bathroom has grime that is difficult to clean off. This simple paste can be the best way to clean stubborn grime and gunk off your tile.

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup non-iodised salt
  • 1/2 cup washing soap
  • 5 drops of your favourite essential oil

Mix the mixture together, wet the surface, and use a scrubbing brush to clean. Rinse the surface clean with water.

Homemade cleaners are safe for your family and the environment. There are many recipes out there to clean every surface in your bathroom. Essential oils are a great addition to your recipe. Choose your favourite scent and put about 5 drops into the mixture for a nice fresh smell.

Save yourself some money and give homemade recipes a try.

Do you clean your house with homemade cleaners? Please share in the comments below.

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  • Pity it won’t get rid of the stains down the back of the toilet caused by grey water. We have all tried various remedies to no avail In the street I live in.


  • Yes, I like the increased safety of natural products.


  • Great tips! I’ll be adding some new things to my shopping list this week.


  • Thank’s for your idea’s,will keep in mind!


  • some good cleaning ideas here – love using natural things to clean rather than overpriced chemicals that dont do the job


  • Baking soda and vinegar are indeed perfect to clean the grout. I’ve tried with the magic eraser and sugar soap. They both function very well too.


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