The floor is one of the most vulnerable areas in our homes, accumulating dirt and stubborn stains. Cleaning the floor may seem tedious, but it’s an essential household task.
Typically, we rely on specialized floor detergents, but they often contain harmful chemicals, can be expensive, and need to be chosen carefully according to your floor type.
If you’re searching for an alternative that can effectively clean, whiten grout, disinfect, and leave no unsightly streaks, the solution we propose below is a great option.
- A broom
- White vinegar
- Liquid dish detergent
- Microfiber cloth
Here’s how to make and use this DIY floor cleaning solution:
- Begin by sweeping the floor to remove surface dust and dirt. Skipping this step can lead to frustrating streaks during the cleaning process.
- Dampen a cloth with warm water and use it to clean the floor, removing any dirt that wasn’t picked up by the broom.
- Next, prepare a cleaning solution by combining 2 liters of hot water, 150 ml of white vinegar, and 1 or 2 tablespoons of liquid dish detergent. Be cautious with the detergent; using too much may require excessive rinsing.
- Use this solution to mop the floor thoroughly.
- After cleaning, rinse the floor with clean water to remove any residual cleaning solution.
- To prevent streaks and leave your floor shining, dry it thoroughly with a microfiber cloth.
By following these steps, you can clean your floor effectively using natural ingredients and achieve a spotless home without the hassle of streaks.