The 5 Top DIY Household Cleaner Recipes

Top 5 DIY Household Cleaner Recipes

Stop buying toxic overpriced packaged cleaning products and create your own whole house cleaning kit using D-Limonene and other natural ingredients.

The general recipe for an all purpose cleaner with orange oil is to combine 15oz tap water and 2 tbsp D-Limonene. But there may be times when you need a specialty cleaner for a specific area of your home. We’ve gathered a few of  the best recipes to create a set of natural cleaning products to use throughout your home or business. Here they are!

Streak Free Window Cleaner

  • 15oz Tap Water
  • 1 tsp D-Limonene 
  • 1/2 tsp White Vinegar


Scouring Powder

  • 2 Cups Baking Soda
  • 1/4 Cup of Table Salt
  • 1 Cup Diatomaceous Earth Powder
  • 1 tsp D-Limonene


Floor Cleaner

  • 1-2 Gallons Warm Tap Water
  • 1 tbsp D-Limonene 
  • 1 tsp White Distilled Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Liquid Castile Soap


Furniture Polish

  • 1 Cup Lemon Juice
  • 2 Cups Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp D-Limonene

Heavy Duty Degreaser

  • 12 oz Tap Water
  • 6  tbsp D-Limonene


Orange Bathroom Scrub

  • 1 cup of baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp D-Limonene

Blend the baking soda and cinnamon, then stir in the D-Limonene. Sprinkle the mixture over the surface of the tub or sink and scrub with a lightly dampened sponge that won’t cause scratches.

These are just a few of the D-Limonene cleaners you can create to clean your home. You should feel free to experiment using combinations of D-Limonene, vinegar, baking soda, and other organic cleaners and soaps you have in your home. 

There are so many uses for D-Limonene. Inside the house, you can use D-Limonene to clean hard surfaces such as your kitchen counter, to remove stains and chewing gum in your carpet, in the bathroom to clean the floor and bathtub, to clean electronics, as a pre-wash in the laundry room, to clean the windows in every room, and to remove the glue residue from those awful stickers that seem to be everywhere.  When you have completed all your interior cleaning projects, D-Limonene is a refreshing way to clean your hands, leaving them with a clean, fresh smell.

Outside, D-Limonene leaves your car shining like new by removing tar, shining the wheels, and cleaning the engine and other intricate parts under the hood. It also excels at cleaning tools in the garage and removes tar, grease, and oil spots from the cement floor. If you need to clean your tools, workbench, and machinery, rely on D-Limonene. The boat in your driveway will also benefit from D-Limonene’s gentle cleansing power.  

Please let us know your favorite D-Limonene recipes and we’ll be sure to share them in a  future blog update. 


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