How to save money on your cleaning cupboard

Bathroom cleaner, toilet cleaner, kitchen cleaner, room sprays… you could spend hundreds of pounds when it comes to buying products to clean your home, but at the end of the day, most of them contain the same ingredients and can do the same job.

If we said that you could clear most products from your cleaning cupboard and have just one space saving answer, what would say? What if we then told you this product also contained no harsh chemicals with overwhelmingly strong smells, and was made with environmentally friendly natural ingredients that are just as effective and smell of nature’s finest fragrances?… Of course, it’s a no brainer!

Our 18-in-1 Liquid Castile soaps (just £8.79 for a 240ml bottle!) are the perfect base to any cleaning product and can be diluted for a myriad around-the-house purposes. You can use just one bottle for at least 18 different uses! And with the help of some household ingredients, you can create many different products for different areas of the home.

  • Tea Tree Essential is a natural antimicrobial.
  • Vinegar is a natural acid that acts as a degreaser and solvent. It is a versatile cleaner for windows and mirrors, soap scum, fabric softener, hard water rinsing.
  • Baking soda is a gentle abrasive that is useful for scouring surfaces and combating soap scum. It also is a deodorizer and whitener for laundry.
  • Vinegar great for leaving a clear finish with no smears

Here are 8 easy Green It Yourself recipes you can use with just one bottle of Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap:

Castile Soap All-Purpose Spray – The perfect spay for all cleaning solutions, simply mix 60 ml Castile Soap in a 1L of water (10-20 drops tea tree oil, optional)

GIY Soft Scrub – this is an aid to clearing away soap scum around the sink and bath, mould, and stubborn water spots on glass. Made with 40g baking soda, 300ml Castile Soap, 300ml water, and 75ml vinegar. Mix it with a fork until well blended and no lumps remain.

Toilet Cleaner – Use the All-Purpose Spray with Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap with 20 drops Tea Tree essential oil for extra fragrance and scrub. For extra scrubbing, sprinkle baking soda onto your toilet brush before scrubbing. Let cleaner sit there for about 10 minutes for maximum effectiveness then flush.

Air freshener – Dilute a few drops of citrus liquid soap in 225ml of water and pour into a spritz bottle. Simply spray around the home for fruity spring scented air!

Floor and surface cleaner – Wash down the floors and surfaces the natural way! Choose your favourite scent for an instant ‘pick-me-up’. Mix the liquid soap with a few drops of vinegar and baking soda for even better results.

Laundry Soap – Use the liquid soap instead of chemical detergent to get through that pile of washing you’ve been meaning to do! Lavender is perfect for washing clothes as it also acts as a moth repellent. Add 150ml of baking soda to each laundry load to soften clothes, keep whites, white. As a bonus, it helps your washing machine stay clean, too.

Washing up liquid – The perfect, natural way of getting your dishes spotless. Just a few drops will do in warm water.

Window & Glass Cleaner Mix a few drops of your chosen magic liquid soap with water and scrub the windows with a piece of newspaper. They’ll be shining in seconds…

If you can’t get enough of mixing your own ingredients, our 3.8 litre Castile soaps are the most cost effective way of creating your own green cleaning cupboard!

Still need convincing. Below shows you how far 1 bottle can go!