All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners

These 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners will tackle all your cleaning needs.  Each recipe is safe and non toxic for the little ones.

These 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners will tackle all your cleaning needs. Each recipe is safe and non toxic for the little ones.As a mom with two little ones, I try my best to get on the ‘all natural wagon’.  Through trial and error, I’ve narrowed it down to 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners that I can easily customize.  Not all hardwood floor cleaners give the results I’m looking for.  While some cleaners leave floors looking either dull or streaked, you will find these cleaners to be efficient, non toxic and leave your floors looking squeaky clean.

White Vinegar is an active ingredient in each of the following recipes.  Vinegar acts as a disinfectant, cuts through dirt and grime and eliminates pet and food odors.  White Vinegar is acidic, therefore, diluting with water is important.

These 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners will tackle all your cleaning needs. Each recipe is safe and non toxic for the little ones.If you’d like to try all 3 recipes, why not print out labels.  Get creative.  Cleaning isn’t always fun but the labels can be!

Always make sure to vacuum and/or sweep dirt particles off your hardwood floor before mopping.  (The vacuum found in 7 Helpful House Cleaning Mommy Tips, is what I use).  Leaving dirt on the floor while mopping could result in scratches.

These 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners will tackle all your cleaning needs. Each recipe is safe and non toxic for the little ones.Recipe #1 Basic Hardwood Floor Cleaner
This recipe is my “go-to” for every day cleaning.

What you’ll need:

  1.  Spray bottle
  2. Vinegar
  3. Water
  4. Dish soap or Castile soap
  5. Essential oils  (Optional)

Directions:

  • Take your clean spray bottle and add 3 parts water and 1 part white vinegar.
  • Add 1-2 tablespoons of dish soap or Castile soap (If the spray bottle is only 16oz, add 1 tablespoon. If the spray bottle is 32oz, add 2 tablespoons).
  • Choose to add essential oils?  Add 4-8 drops (If the spray bottle is only 16oz, add 4 drops. If the spray bottle is 32oz, add 8 drops).
  • Shake bottle and you’re ready to clean!

These 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners will tackle all your cleaning needs. Each recipe is safe and non toxic for the little ones.Recipe #2 Deodorize and Disinfecting Hardwood Floor Cleaner
This recipe is one of my favorites.  Smells incredible and cleans beautifully.

What you’ll need:

  1. Spray bottle
  2. Vinegar
  3. Water
  4. Lemon or Orange Peel (peel only)
  5. Rubbing Alcohol

Directions:

  • Take your clean spray bottle and add 3 parts water and 1 part white vinegar.
  • Peel Lemon or orange, and add the peel directly to the cleaning bottle with vinegar and water (If the spray bottle is only 16oz, add half the peels.  If the spray bottle is 32oz, add all peels.)
  • Add 1-3 tablespoons of rubbing alcohol (If the spray bottle is only 16oz, add 1 tablespoon.  If the spray bottle is 32oz, add 3 tablespoons.)
  • Shake and let sit for at least 24 hours before using to clean (This allows the natural oils from the lemon peel to mix with the cleaner)

These 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners will tackle all your cleaning needs. Each recipe is safe and non toxic for the little ones.Recipe #3 Clean and Polish Hardwood Floors
This recipe is best when you find your floors are looking a little dull and want them to shine.

What you’ll need:

  1. Spray bottle
  2. Vinegar
  3. Water
  4. Essential oils (such as lemon or orange)
  5. Olive oil

Directions:

  • Take your clean spray bottle.  Add 3 parts water and 1 part white vinegar.
  • Add 4-8 drops of essential oils (If the spray bottle is 16oz, add 4 drops. If the spray bottle is 32oz, add 8 drops.)
  • Add 2-4 tablespoons of olive oil (If the spray bottle is 16oz, add 2 tablespoons.  If the spray bottle is 32oz, add 4 tablespoons.)
  • Shake bottle and you’re ready to clean!

These 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners will tackle all your cleaning needs. Each recipe is safe and non toxic for the little ones.Here are a few addition helpful tips:

  • First of all, when mopping your hardwood floors, make sure to go with the grain.  This will help your floors look bright and clean, not dull.
  • Needing to clean up after your sweet little one has puked, or the family pet has made a ‘mess’?  Add a few drops of tea tree oil or 2-3 tbsp baking soda to any of these Hardwood Floor Cleaners to deep clean those soiled areas.
  • Another tip for when floors start to look dull, use recipe #3 to help make the floors shine and bring them back to life.  Try using a few tablespoons of olive oil on a rag for scuffed, dull or or scratched areas.  Making sure to buff area with a clean cloth.
  • In conclusion, use a mop with washable cloth attachments.  Simply toss soiled cloths into the washing machine.  No need to keep dirt and germs sitting on a mop in the closet.

These 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners will tackle all your cleaning needs. Each recipe is safe and non toxic for the little ones.Enjoy this All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners post while looking for Non Toxic ways to clean your home?
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These 3 All Natural Homemade Hardwood Floor Cleaners will tackle all your cleaning needs.  Each recipe is safe and non toxic for the little ones.

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