Chemical House Cleaning Materials
Having the right supplies and equipment makes all the difference when it comes to house cleaning, in terms of both effectiveness and efficiency.
House cleaning materials for the floors:
- Vacuum – Vacuums work on both hard and soft surfaces, such as carpet, floors and upholstery.
- Bucket – Using a bucket, as opposed to filling a sink with cleaning, makes it much easier to tackle floors.
- Rags or chamois mop – This tool works for many types of hard surface flooring.
- Floor cleaner detergent – This type of cleaner works on most counter tops, sinks and stove tops
House cleaning materials for the Kitchen:
- All-purpose cleaner
- Scrubbing sponges (buy a five-pack!)
- Microfiber cloths – Microfibers are mostly made of polyester, and, unlike cotton, they leave no lint behind.
- Warm water mixed with a basic dish-washing soap (for stone counter-tops)
House cleaning materials for the Bathroom:
- Grout and tile cleaner – An acid-based, scrub-free solution works best on bathtub and shower tile, as well as toilets.
- Grout brush – These narrow brushes help you free grout lines of debris, resulting in longer-lasting grout.
- All-purpose cleaner
House cleaning materials for Living Areas/Bedrooms:
- Glass cleaner – Opt for a streak-free formula to clean your mirrors, windows and other glass with less effort.
- Lint roller
- Extendable duster – No matter your height, you will be able to reach the tops of the ceiling fans in your home with one of these handy cleaning tools.
Ecological Cleaning Materials
- Steam power
- Baking Soda – cleans, deodorizes, softens water, scours, and purifies the air.
- Borax – is a powder or crystalline salt used as a water softener, disinfectant, and deodorizer. Cleans wallpaper, painted walls and floors without damaging the finish.
- Essential Oils – some have anti-bacterial properties.
- Fresh citrus – Cuts grease, purifies the air, natural deodorize.
- Vegetable Glycerin
- Vinegar – cuts grease, removes mildew, odors, some stains and wax build-up.
- Washing Soda (sodium carbonate) – It cuts grease, remove stains, neutralizes odors.
- Hydrogen peroxide – killing germs.
- Rubbing alcohol – killing germs and even mildew.
- Kosher or sea salt
- Castile soap – eco soap fight against dirt, grease, and unwanted germs.
- Coconut and olive oil
- Distillate water