Chemicals and toxins end up falling down on the floor and surfaces where our pets are exposed to most. Unlike us, pets don’t have a protective layer of clothes, shoes and daily shower. They roll, play and sleep on the floor, also lick everywhere, they are bound to be exposed to more toxins than we are. So, why not try our best to keep our home free of toxic chemicals by making natural pet and children safe cleaners? Very simple ingredients required with minimal preparation time!
All-purpose cleaner: Clean the floor
1 cup of distilled white vinegar
1.5 litres of water
*No need to rinse. If you don’t like the smell of vinegar, then use the next solution.
All-purpose cleaner: Clean glass surfaces, windows, kitchen countertop…
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 litre of water
*Lemons have antibacterial properties and its acidity helps it to cut through grease.
Clean urine, vomit, poop stains on carpet
6% Hydrogen Peroxide (6% Hydrogen Peroxide can be easily found in a pharmacy. It is a replacement for bleach. It helps break down uric crystals)
Blot the stain with paper towel
Step 2: Sprinkle a good amount of baking soda over it
Step 3: Dilute the 6% Hydrogen Peroxide with water (Hydrogen Peroxide: water = 1:1), and pour the mixed solution onto the stain (just enough to cover the stain)
Step 4: Use a cloth or brush to scrub the stain until it’s clean
Step 5: Let it sit for 15 mins or more
Step 6: Vacuum the area thoroughly