One of the great things about doing this 365 day blog is that if he forces me to do things I wouldn’t normally. Like cleaning my floor. Well I clean my floors, but not as often as I should. I just hate doing it to a very, very big degree! At least I now have a heavy duty floor cleaner that makes it less difficult.
The kitchen isn’t really bad. I love my parquet floors because damp tissue paper will do the job most of the time. But the baths? Now that’s a different story.
I live in a male house. Anyone with children knows what a “boy’s bath smell” is. I swear it’s in the walls. I can wipe all the surfaces in there and scrub the floor on my hands and knees and still wander around the house like Oscar the Grouch’s version of the Glade plug-in. But this floor cleaner might be my salvation.
This recipe is for the tough cleaning as it is in a commercial kitchen. Designed as a grease cutter. But what attracted me to the pin was the fact that someone wrote in the description “It smells great”.
The problem with using detergents that contain ammonia like Pine-Sol in the bathroom is that they make urine smell worse. And why utilize expensive & chemicals when you don’t have to ? seriously, my bathroom smell great also the floors look cleanly. At least for next 11 seconds.
- Ingredients :
° 1/3 cup white vinegar
° 1 tsp liquid dish soap (Blue dawn is a miracle in a bottle – I wouldn’t employ anything else!)
° 1/3 cup washing soda (can be found in the laundry aisle of the grocery store)
° 2 gallons tap water, very warm water
- directione :
Put all ingredients in a bucket and mix well until frothy.
Rinsing is not required, but wiping with a towel afterward gives a nice, clean finish
Not recommended for linoleum floors – it may make the wax runny.
If you are looking for a great wood floor cleaning solution, this is the one. I’ve tested several floor cleaner mixtures and love how fresh and clean the floor is with a little spray of this and a good dust mop.