How To Make Your Own Natural DIY Carpet Cleaner
Making your own home cleaning products is a great way to freshen up your space and get rid of grime in a non-toxic, eco-friendly way. They’re fun to customize with fragrance and tins, too, making the cleaning experience a little more exciting.
Adding home care products to your home or body care collections is also on the rise in today’s eco-clean industry and we have many supplies you can use to get started!
The global household eco-cleaning product market is expected to grow from $18 Billion USD in 2017 to $28 Billion USD by the end of 2024.
benefits of eco-friendly cleaning products
Not only is making natural home cleaning products a huge market opportunity for makers, but it also means knowing exactly what is in each product that goes into your home.
Using eco-friendly and natural home cleaning products offers numerous benefits for both the environment and your health.
First and foremost, they are made from biodegradable and non-toxic ingredients, which means they break down more easily in the environment and pose fewer risks to aquatic life, soil, and air quality compared to their chemical counterparts.
Traditional cleaning products often contain harsh chemicals that can release harmful fumes and contribute to indoor air pollution, leading to various health issues.
Eco-friendly alternatives are typically free from these harmful substances, making them safer for you, your family, and your pets.
Moreover, the production and use of eco-friendly cleaning products have a smaller ecological footprint. When packaged in recyclable or reusable containers, they promote sustainable practices.
By opting for these products, you can reduce your contribution to landfill waste and decrease the demand for petrochemical-based ingredients found in conventional cleaning agents.
Additionally, natural cleaning products often rely on ingredients like vinegar, baking soda, and essential oils, which are not only effective at cleaning but also cost-effective.
diy carpet cleaner recipe
Here’s an easy-to-make recipe for a diy carpet cleaner that will have your space looking and smelling extra refreshed and clean! This homemade carpet cleaner is best used as a deordorizer and is not meant for spot cleaning or as a stain remover.
Makes (1) 9oz cleaner
Simply mix baking soda and a few drops of your fragrance oil of choice together to make a super easy DIY carpet cleaning formula (we love this odor counteractant scent, natural chamomile flowers & lavandin).
Store your fresh new carpet cleaner in a fun, colorful glam tin (we love this stonewashed one).
Sprinkle your carpet cleaner on your carpet and leave on for at least 30 minutes. For ultra-cleaning, leave it on overnight.
- Vacuum the carpet after letting your cleaner settle in and enjoy your refreshed, clean, lovely scented carpet!
Check out these easy DIY recipes for more eco-friendly home cleaners:
- How to Make Your Own All-Purpose Home Cleaning Spray
- How to Make Your Own Tile + Grout Scrub
- How to Use Eco Wool Balls
Happy making & cleaning!