Some Common Kitchen Ingredients You Can Use For Cleaning

White vinegar  
Cleans up the washing machine 
Use white vinegar and a clean rag to scrub the rubber sides of the washing machine. Through doing so, you will remove the evil smells, the filth and every potential mold. Apply half a bottle of vinegar to the unit and let it work on the fastest loop. It is going to clean the system and get rid of any residual, ugly smells. 
Cleans Baby Apparel 
The skin of a child is very delicate and can respond badly to perfume. Cover your baby’s tender skin and add a cup of white vinegar in the fabric softener compartment of the washing machine anytime you wash a load of baby clothes. If there are a lot of stains on your clothing, you should even soak them in a dish with the same amount of boiling water and vinegar and a teaspoon of baking soda. Vinegar can also eradicate the odor of urine.
Softens the sheets and jeans 
White vinegar is the ultimate softener for the cotton! Do you have a new pair of jeans that already feel a little stiff? Wash and use vinegar as a fabric softener in the unit. You’ll find the jeans are going to be a lot more comfortable to wear! Blankets can still be good and fluffy if you apply a little vinegar to the system when you wash them. Also, nice to note: vinegar doesn’t leave any scent behind, but it makes your laundry smell new! 
Removes Odor 
Nasty smells like sweat, urine, or a musty hint of mold won’t stand a chance if you apply vinegar to the washing machine. 
Wash the arms, lace trousers and delicate socks with a hand wash. Make a little soapy water with a gentle hand wash detergent and two teaspoons of vinegar. The vinegar prevents any scent and assures that no trace of the soap exists on the clothing.
Remove Stains 
Treat yellow clothing or stains consisting of juice, coffee or urine, with a combination of equal parts of water and vinegar. Leave this to soak overnight, and then bring the clothes into the washing machine.


This natural ingredient has been used as a washing agent for decades and can be used to disinfect a variety of household surfaces. 
Used in combination with vinegar or lemon juice, table salt may help to clean the brass naturally. Only brush the brass item with a sponge filled with lemon juice or white vinegar, then dust with a coating of salt. Rinse with water and wipe the surface with a soft rag. Salt mixed with vinegar can also be rubbed on ceramic mugs to eliminate pesky coffee stains and poured into the kitchen sink daily to break down the grease and deodorize.


Not only does this tart fruit make your house lemon smell and fresh, it can also deter bacteria and rejuvenate your surfaces. Especially when combined with water and vinegar, fresh lemon juice is the perfect cleaning agent for your house. Filled with vinegar, lemon juice has the potential to destroy microbes, germs, and mold—and it’s a pretty knockout deodorizer. Rub the juice over the countertops, the tile, and the cutting boards to give them immediate freshness.
In addition to juice, lemon peels can also be a perfect cleaning product. Both citrus peels contain limonene, a citrus oil that can help clean, eliminate stains, and serve as an effective degreaser. Citrus peels can be added directly to the garbage disposal to deodorize or mixed with other ingredients to provide a strong solution. 
To make your own awesome all-purpose (and all-natural) cleaner, fill the mason jar with citrus peels and white vinegar and let it infuse on a multitude of surfaces for two weeks before using it as a clean-all agent

Olive Oil

While rubbing olive oil on your surfaces might sound more like a mess-maker than a mess-fixer, this useful cooking staple can also be used to effectively polish wood and metal surfaces to make them appear shiny and fresh again. 
Combine 1 cup of olive oil with 1⁄2 cup of white vinegar—and, if you prefer, a few drops of essential oils for a more friendly scent—to produce effective wood polish. Use a soft cloth and olive oil to buff stainless steel in its initial polished condition, or rub a small amount of olive oil into scratches on your leather furniture with a soft cotton cloth to make the item look new again.
Olive oil can also be used to clean the cast iron pans easily and quickly. 

Baking Soda

Neutralize the smells of the refrigerator 
Have you ever opened your refrigerator and come across a shockingly bad smell? 
Chances are that some of the food in your refrigerator has been overcrowded and begun to spoil. This foul scent will hang on even after you drain the refrigerator and disinfect it thoroughly. 
Fortunately, baking soda can help refresh the smelly refrigerator by neutralizing foul smells. It works with the odor particles to get rid of them, rather than simply masking their scent.
Fill a cup of baking soda and put it in the back of your refrigerator to neutralize foul smells.
Air Freshener 
Not all commercial air fresheners remove foul smells. Instead, others only emit scent compounds that hide unpleasant smells. 
In comparison, less than 10% of air fresheners notify you what they contain. This can be troublesome if you are allergic to contaminants that can be used in air fresheners. Soda baking is an excellent and natural alternative to popular air fresheners. It interacts with and neutralizes odor spores, rather than masking them.
To make a baking soda air freshener, you will need:
a small jar , 1/3 cup baking soda, 10–15 drops of your favorite essential oils, a piece of cloth or paper and string or ribbon
Transfer the baking soda and the necessary oil to the jar. Cover it with a cloth or a sheet of paper, then lock it in place with a string. When the smell begins to faint, shake the jar.
Cleaner in kitchen 
The usefulness of baking soda makes it a perfect kitchen cleaner. Not only does it cure tough stains, but it can also serve to avoid foul odors. To use baking soda in your kitchen, make a paste by combining the baking soda with a small amount of water. Using a brush or cloth to apply the paste to the desired surface and rinse vigorously.
Multipurpose toilet cleaner 
Like kitchens, bathrooms can be very difficult to disinfect. They have a range of surfaces that are frequently used and thus therefore need to be washed. Although a variety of commercial bathroom cleaners are available, many people choose a more natural and cost-effective cleaning choice. Baking soda is useful because it whitens and disinfects certain bathroom surfaces, but it is less reliable than commercial cleaners.
Make a paste using baking soda and a bit of water. Using a sponge or a cloth, rub the mixture thoroughly onto the surface you want to clean.
Wipe down the surface 15–20 minutes later with a damp cloth.