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12 DIY Cleaning Products + Recipes

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Ready to venture into the world of making DIY cleaning products? Try these 12 homemade cleaning recipes including carpet, wood floors, all-purpose, granite, bathroom, and many more. You’ll be amazed at how affordable, easy, and quick it is to create your own DIY cleaning products!

12 Easy DIY Cleaning Recipes

Curious about giving homemade, DIY cleaning products a go?

We’ve rounded up 12 DIY cleaning recipes for all your cleaning needs, including makeup brush cleaner, grill cleaner, toilet bombs, and mold cleaner, along with many other everyday household cleaners.

Why would you want to make your own homemade cleaning products? Simple: they’re cheaper than store-bought, are non-toxic and natural, are easy to make, and they ACTUALLY work!

12 DIY Cleaning Products + Recipes

A DIY Natural Hardwood Floor Cleaner in glass bottle.

1) DIY Natural Hardwood Floor Cleaner

This DIY natural hardwood floor cleaner is easy to make, affordable and super effective. It also works well with tile, vinyl, and laminate–and all for just $0.55 a bottle!

Homemade toilet bowl cleaner balls in a bowl.

2) DIY Toilet Bombs: A Safe + Natural Toilet Cleaner

This DIY Toilet Cleaner recipe is a natural and effective way to clean and deodorize your toilet. To make fizzy homemade toilet bombs, pods or tablets, all you need is five natural ingredients for a deep cleaning you won’t believe (no scrubbing required)!

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A glass bottle filled with homemade furniture cleaner.

3) DIY Homemade Dust, Wood + Furniture Polish Spray

This DIY homemade dust, wood and furniture polish spray is a safe, affordable and natural cleaning alternative to toxic store-bought cleaners. Use with a microfiber cloth to polish and clean wood, furniture and remove dust.

A glass spray bottle labeled with the word 'bathroom' and a bottle of tea tree oil.

4) Homemade Bathroom Cleaner

This homemade bathroom cleaner is made without bleach and perfect for cleaning showers, toilets, bathroom counters, and soap scum safely and effectively!
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A glass spray bottle with the word 'glass' on a black label.

5) DIY Natural Glass + Window Cleaner

This homemade DIY natural glass and window cleaner is ammonia-free, perfect for cleaning and washing windows and mirrors safely and effectively!

A DIY Natural Granite Cleaner Spray Bottle with measuring spoons.

6) DIY Natural Granite Cleaner

With just 4 ingredients, this DIY Natural Granite Cleaner Spray will clean and disinfect your countertops. The homemade recipe is best for organic housekeeping and those looking for safe, non-toxic cleaning options. And it smells amazing thanks to essential oils!

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A glass spray bottle with a black label that reads 'all-purpose'.

7) 3-Ingredient DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

With just 3 ingredients, this DIY natural all-purpose cleaner comes together in under a minute, plus it’s safe, effective and smells AMAZING!

A pitcher with homemade carpet cleaning solution.

8) DIY Homemade Carpet Cleaner

Remove stains with this safe, effective DIY homemade carpet cleaner–it’s quick and easy to make with pantry staples!

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Lavender essential oil and non-toxic wool dryer balls.

9) DIY Wool Dryer Balls

Toss toxic dryer sheets and fabric softeners for a natural alternative: wool dryer balls with essential oils are safe, energy-efficient, wallet-friendly and effective!

A woman holding a grill brush and a grill cleaner bottle.

10) DIY Grill Cleaner

This quick and easy non-toxic DIY Grill Cleaner is a must during summer! You just need four natural ingredients, and no harmful ammonia, to cleanse your grill grates, improve taste, reduce gas expenses and prevent rust!

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The word mold with a clear glass spray bottle and gold spoon.

11) DIY Mold Remover

Wondering how to get rid of mold naturally? Whether you have black mold in your shower or basement, on your walls, windows, ceiling or baseboards, this DIY Mold Remover is a safe and natural black mold removal cleaner that will eliminate mold health risks and symptoms without toxic bleach.

A makeup brush dipped in olive oil cleaning solution.

12) DIY Makeup Brush Cleaner

Say goodbye to toxic chemicals and expensive store-bought products. With this DIY Makeup Brush Cleaner, you just need three natural ingredients to make this easy and effective homemade solution.

Love making your own products? Be sure to see all our DIY beauty recipes here!

That’s a wrap! What’s your favorite DIY cleaning recipe? Let us know in the comments below! 

Photo Credit: Heidi Geldhauser

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  1. This is perfect for right now! I was recently looking for a way to clean my hardwood floors without having to go to the store!