I agree cleaning is a chore, but “dust if you must”!
To save money you can make most cleaning products yourself.
Try them and see if they work for you. They work for me!
How To Make Your Own Windex 1 Empty Windex Spray Bottle 1/8 Cup (1oz) White Ammonia 1/4 Cup (4oz) Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol 1 Drop Laundry Detergent Water – To Fill The Bottle
How To Make Homemade Frebreez 1/8 Cup of Your Favorite Fabric Softener 2 Tablespoons Baking Soda Hot Tap Water – To Fill the Bottle to the Top Shake it up in your Spray Bottle.
How to fade those acne scars/ and shrink up pores Crush about 12 pills of aspirin and put it together with a bit of honey. Do 2x a week and leave on for 10-20 min.
How To Spot Clean Your Carpet 1 c. vinegar + 1 c. water in a spray bottle. Spray the stain until wet. Use a brush to scrub the mixture into the stain. Wait 5-10 minutes. Gently wipe and blot up the stain with a water and soap-moistened cloth. Repeat if necessary. *** For a heavy duty carpet cleaner, mix 1/4 cup each of salt, borax and vinegar. Rub paste into carpet and leave for a few hours. Vacuum.
Natural Way To Clean Your Oven You will need a cup of water, 10 drops of essential oils of your choice (lemon or orange are good ones) ½ cup of regular salt, 1 and ¼ cup of baking soda, ¼ cup of white vinegar and 2 teaspoons of liquid castile soap. Begin by mixing together the essential oils with ¼ cup of water. This is a pre-treatment and should be sprayed on the oven door and walls after you have preheated the oven to 300 degrees. Next, mix 1/4 cup of salt with ½ cup of baking soda. Sprinkle this on your oven to work on those heavy spots. Finally, mix the remaining ingredients (minus the vinegar and ½ cup of water) into a paste and spread the paste on the oven walls, allowing it to sit overnight. Mix the remaining ½ cup of water with the vinegar into a spray bottle and spray the entire oven. Wipe down and rinse.
How To Clean A Dirty Pillow Toss Pillow in your washing machine; Add: HOT HOT HOT water 1 cup of laundry detergent 1 cup powdered dishwasher detergent 1 cup bleach (you could try “A Natural Bleach Alternative if you are opposed to chlorine bleach) 1/2 cup borax
How To Keep Spiders Away Put some peppermint oil in a squirt bottle with a little water and spray your garage and all door frames.
How To Clean A Dirty Dishwasher Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.