9 Natural And Effective Cleaners For The Home

Do you have kids or pets and want to keep things clean without the harmful toxins that go along with a lot of traditional products? <br /> <br /> We’ve identified some of the best performing natural cleaners that don’t trade non-toxic for non-performing.

All-Purpose Cleaners

Simple Green Industrial Cleaner

Simple Green, with its concentrated formula, turns 127 ounces into the exact right amount of cleaning power when you need it. It works well scrubbing the tile grout clean, on floors, countertops, and is useful in the garage to keep any surface clean and oil free. 

Those in the know absolutely fall in love with Simple Green and swear by it for almost any cleaning application.

Don’t forget to add a few empty spray bottles for ease of use around the home.

Simple Green Industrial Cleaner
$13.00 An all-purpose cleaner that is biodegradable and non-toxic with a sassafras scent.
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Empty Spray Bottles (4 Pack)
$13.00 Basic spray bottles. Necessary. Inexpensive.
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Trinova All-Purpose Cleaner

A superstar in the group is the all-purpose cleaner from Trinova. It works well in your bathroom, kitchen, and on household surfaces but is mild enough to clean your child’s or dog’s toys after they've dragged them around the yard. With the pleasing aroma of white tea and thyme, your house will smell fresh and clean all year long.

Trinova All-Purpose Cleaner
$14.97 An all natural streak-free cleaner with a white tea and Thyme scent
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Puracy Streak Free Cleaner

Puracy was named Winner of the best "all purpose cleaner" by the New York Times. It is an all natural plant-based formula developed by a team of Ph.D.'s to work well on everything from lipstick, sap, and adhesives. 

We think you'll love this green tea and lime cleaner because it worked well on a variety of surfaces like linoleum, computer monitors, and even got those fingerprints of all the kitchen cabinets.

Puracy Natural All Purpose Cleaner
$12.34 Developed by a team of Ph.D.’s this plant-based formula works well on a variety of surfaces and is scented with green tea and lime.
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Method All-purpose Cleaner

An option for all of you lavender lovers and one of the best bang-for-your-bucks is Method all-purpose cleaner. This product is both hypoallergenic, phosphate free, and works well on wood, glass, and tile making it perfect for large families or those more significant cleaning projects inside and out around the house.

Method All Purpose Cleaner, French Lavender, 28 Ounce (Pack 8)
$23.92 A non-toxic cleaner that's fully biodegradable and has a fresh lavender scent
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Better Life Natural All-Purpose Cleaner 

Featured on Shark Tank, Better Life Natural All-Purpose Cleaner is safe around pets and children. Derived from soap bark, coconut, and corn it gave us great results cleaning up spilled oil on the counter and found it very useful for the hardened water stains on the shower door. 

One thing we liked is that it is unscented, which is sometimes an excellent choice when you want to stay neutral and not have a room smelling perfumy.

Better Life Natural All-Purpose Cleaner
$11.76 Powered by coconut and corn this all-purpose cleaner is all natural and scent-free.
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Heinz Cleaning Vinegar

For a simple yet effective method of natural cleaning, there is no better place to look than good ol' fashioned white vinegar.

We've been using it for years because of its natural degreasing properties and nontoxicity. Heinz Cleaning Vinegar comes diluted to six percent acidity so it is matched well for cleaning anything in the house safely. Packaged in an extra plastic bag, ensuring no leakage during shipping.

You can use it for cleaning the oil buildup on the coffee pot or using it to flush your Keurig as an alternative to chemicals. Don't be fearful of the intense vinegar smell either because in minutes after cleaning silverware, mopping the floor, or cleaning the bathroom sink the smell subsides and turns completely neutral just leaving the clean and not the odor.

Heinz Cleaning White Vinegar
$14.00 Heinz All Natural Cleaning Vinegar is a safe, versatile cleaner that can be used throughout your home.
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Stainless Steel and Leather Cleaners

Weiman Leather Cleaner and Conditioner

Weiman Leather Cleaner & Conditioner cleans and protects all your favorite items like purses, and leather shoes but also makes your leather sofa look like new.

It soaks in quickly and creates a protective layer, so the surfaces are protected from fading, drying, and cracking. The process is similar to a waxing process.

You spray it on then rub in well, wait for a few minutes, then buff with a dry cloth till you get a shine. We found that it worked so well on things like briefcases and luggage we kept on searching the house for more items to polish.

Weiman Leather Cleaner and Conditioner
$16.98 A nontoxic cleaner and conditioner for all your leather items including, shoes, luggage, and furniture. It leaves a protective layer fighting against harmful UV rays and leaving a lasting shine.
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Therapy Premium Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish

With so many stainless steel appliances in our modern homes, these days we found it frustrating using the typical one size fits all approach to really making them look like new.

Using a more focused product like Therapy Premium Stainless Steel Cleaner, which is non-toxic, easy to use, and leaves your stainless steel appliances looking polished and streak free.

With the cleaning power of coconut, this product removes tough caked on oil from fingerprints, especially on high traffic areas like the handles of your fridge and oven.

Remember about anything that polishes is to use a microfiber cloth. That way, you can ensure no tiny swirl marks are left on the surface creating the smoothest appearance possible.

Therapy Premium Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish
$19.97 A natural cleaner for all your stainless steel surfaces and appliances that can be applied and buffed easily with a microfiber cloth
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AmazonBasics Microfiber Cleaning Cloth - 24-Pack
$13.00 The soft microfiber used in these cloths is super absorbent and made to trap dirt, grime, and other particles without leaving any lint or streak residue behind or scratching paints, coats, or other surfaces. The soft, non-abrasive microfiber material can absorb eight times its own weight and doesn't require any chemicals to clean.
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Dishwashing Soap

Mrs. Myers Dish Soap

Our final essential cleaner that needs to be as natural and safe on the skin as possible is dish soap.

If you're like us, you are continually using it for not just dishes, but around the kitchen and to wash hands. Having a non-toxic, hypoallergenic choice is a must.

Mrs. Myers ingredients are 100%t plant derived to be gentle but packed with capability. Some people are more accustom to floral notes and some prefer a more fruit-forward scent, but we found the honeysuckle to be a pleasing combination of both. It is available in other scents, including lavendar.

It worked great for a quick wash of the hands and it performed above expectation at removing caked on grease and grime from roasting pans and iron skillets.

Mrs. Meyers Clean Day Liquid Dish Soap
$10.68 A safe all natural hypoallergenic dish soap with a pleasant smell of honeysuckle.
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Why choose these natural alternatives?

In the past natural cleaners have been thought to not work as adequately as the typical supermarket brands, but that is not the case today with the products shared here.

We have researched the best options available and are confident they will exceed your expectations, leaving your household sparkling while keeping you, your family and the pets safe from harmful toxins.