What to clean the floor with for a pleasant home fragrance: the most effective means
Cleaning the floor is a regular and routine task, but not always even expensive products can cope with dirt. It can be very difficult to achieve perfect cleanliness.
You should also not forget about the unpleasant odor - to create a pleasant scent in the house, you can use a few drops of essential oil when cleaning the floor. Read the OBOZREVATEL article about the best way to clean the floor so that there is no dust and dirt on it.
Life hack with essential oil
Choose the essential oil scent you like best. It can be orange, jasmine, grapefruit, cinnamon, lavender, coniferous, rose oil - there are many options.
Pour the water you will use to clean the floor into a large container. Add the cleaner and a few drops of oil. Experts have calculated that the optimal calculation is 35 drops per 5 liters of water, but each oil has a different consistency and aroma intensity, so it is better to adjust the proportions yourself so that the smell does not become too pungent and intense.
Washing with vinegar
Vinegar is often used to clean laminate, vinyl, and wood floors. It has pronounced antibacterial, cleansing, and disinfecting properties.
Pour 200 ml of vinegar into a container with four liters of water. But remember that you should be careful with wooden surfaces because vinegar will erase the wax that sometimes covers such floors. Granite and marble surfaces should also not be cleaned with vinegar.
You can use not only white vinegar but also apple cider vinegar.
Vinegar and essential oil
The ideal option is to combine the two previous life hacks. This will disinfect the floor and fill the house with a pleasant aroma.
The proportions are as follows: for 10 liters of water, take 30 ml of white vinegar and 20 drops of essential oil.
Life hack with baking soda
Baking soda also cleans surfaces quickly and effectively. It is recommended to take hot water and dissolve ½ cup of baking soda in it. This product is best suited for parquet.
Ammonia has a pungent, specific aroma, so use it with caution.
Add half a bottle of alcohol to a container with 10 liters of water.
Life hack with mouthwash
You can take a regular fabric softener, dilute it in water, and wash the floor. The floor will retain its shine and cleanliness for longer, and the room will have a pleasant aroma.
How to clean tiles
Mustard, baking soda, and laundry soap will help clean tiles. Take 1 liter of warm water and rub half a bar of laundry soap into it. Stir thoroughly and leave it on the stove until the soap is completely dissolved. Next, add 3 tablespoons of mustard, 3 tablespoons of baking soda, and 4 tablespoons of ammonia. The solution should be left for several hours.
This paste is recommended for washing the most difficult dirt, leaving it on for 15 minutes and then rinsing it off with water. But you should always wear gloves.
Earlier, OBOZREVATEL told you how to clean a carpet without removing it from the floor.