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Who's up for a challenge? Don't worry, this one will be fun. (That is, as fun as any cleaning challenge can be.)
Many of us love the idea of using natural, homemade cleaning products, but as with any endeavor getting started can be intimidating. This 10 day challenge will give you the motivation you need to get started. If you need a little extra incentive, take a look at the rewards you will reap for your efforts:
- Your house will be naturally clean at the end of the challenge. Hooray for reducing toxic load!
- You get to have fun crafting your own cleaning products and will find out how easy it is to do.
- You will save a ton of money on cleaning products.
Day 1 - Windows
Day 2: Install a New Air Filter
If you haven't changed your the air filter on your HVAC system in a while, it's probably time to do it. If you are on top of this task, Day 2 is going to be super easy. Add 3 drops of Purify Cleansing Blend to your air filter to help clean the air in your home.
Day 3: Wood Furniture
Day 4: Countertops
Day 5: Dishwasher
Clean your dishwasher by adding 30 drops of Lemon Essential Oil to the detergent dispenser and running a rinse cycle. On a daily basis, add several drops of Lemon to your dishwasher fluid to eliminate water spots.
Day 6: Stainless Steel
Day 7: Toilet Bowl
Day 8: Tub and Tile
Combine 1 cup white vinegar, 4 teaspoons liquid Castile soap, and 10 drops each of Melaleuca Essential Oil and Eucalyptus Essential Oil in a spray bottle. Shake well, and spray generously on tub and tile. Allow to sit for 5–10 minutes then wipe clean.
Day 9: Stain Remover
Place 1–2 drops of Lemon Essential Oil on stains, let soak, then clean with a damp cloth.
Day 10: Linen and Air Spray
Click the button below to purchase the essential oils needed for the challenge and you will be on your way to a naturally clean home.