When it comes to homemade cleaners, one that you absolutely need in your arsenal is hydrogen peroxide. We also recommend rubbing alcohol, vinegar and baking soda, but peroxide is an excellent place to start. Here are 16 hydrogen peroxide cleaner recipes to try immediately. You’ll get everything in your house sparkling! Cleaning with hydrogen peroxide is so much more cost effective and really it gives you peace of mind knowing what’s in your cleaning product. Now you can avoid additional chemicals that can irritate your skin or eyes.
Don’t miss our post on hydrogen peroxide hacks. You’ll be surprised at how much you can do with a little brown bottle.
Essential Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Recipes
You absolutely must have an all-purpose cleaner to grab when you need to wipe a surface in a pinch. Here’s a recipe to try that not only gets surfaces sparkly clean, but it smells great because of the rosemary and essential oils.
To brighten your whites, use this homemade oxi cleaner. It’s a terrific bleach alternative.
Or here’s another homemade bleach recipe that uses only lemon juice, water and peroxide.
Create a natural oven cleaner for baked-on grime using a simple recipe of peroxide, baking soda, vinegar, dish soap and lemon.
Peroxide and water is all you need to get stubborn stains out of carpet, but you can add a few drops of essential oil to make it smell wonderful.
If hydrogen peroxide and water aren’t strong enough to get that carpet stain out, try combining it with vinegar instead.
Use a daily shower cleaner to keep your shower spic and span with hardly any work at all. Make a big batch, store it in a jug, and pour some into your spray bottle as needed. Easy peasy.
Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda Cleaner Recipes
There are so many variations of homemade cleaners, but many of them include a mix of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. It’s amazing how these two inexpensive products can come together and make a powerhouse cleaning solutions. Here are some of our favorites.
Have you ever washed and dried something only to discover a stain that you didn’t know was there? Those stains are so hard to get out! But not anymore… this diy stain remover made from equal parts Dawn, hydrogen peroxide and baking soda works magic, especially when used with a dish brush.
Make a peroxide and baking soda paste for the best grout cleaner ever. Look at how it sparkles!
To clean old cookie sheets, you don’t need a specific formula. Just fill the tray with peroxide, sprinkle in some baking soda, and let the fizzing action go to work.
This soft scrub cleaner is perfect for bathroom surfaces and is made with castile soap, baking soda and peroxide.
Remove pee stains from a mattress. Parents, you know you need this if you have little ones!
When we first moved into our home, it still had the original tub (from the 70s!), so you can imagine how gross it was. This tub cleaner recipe worked to remove years of stains and build-up, though it did require quite a bit of elbow grease, too.
Want a cleaner toilet? Pour half a cup of peroxide into the toilet bowl, let it sit for 20 minutes, and brush clean. Not only does it remove stains, but it’s an amazing disinfectant, too. We have lots more toilet cleaning tips if that doesn’t do the trick.
Make your own dishwasher bombs super cheap. No more scrubbing the dishes… these super cleaning tablets will do the work for you.
And, of course, you’ll want some laundry bombs to make getting out tough stains so much simpler. Everyone needs a good homemade detergent recipe!
From bathrooms, to kitchens, to laundry, hydrogen peroxide is a cleaning super-weapon. After using it for your cleaning tasks, you be asking yourself why you hadn’t been using it all along! You’ll never want to go back to your old, toxic chemical filled cleaners again.