8 DIY Kitchen Cleaner Recipes (with Ingredients You Can Pronounce)

8 DIY Kitchen Cleaner Recipes (with Ingredients You Can Pronounce) via Clean Mama

It’s no secret that I love making and using DIY natural cleaners (heck, I wrote a book about them!) so today I thought it would be fun to round up some natural kitchen cleaners that you”ll love!  These recipes cover the kitchen sink, cutting boards, hardwood floors, and beyond – get ready to scrub up your kitchen with homemade cleaners!

  1. Lemon & Clove Nightly Sink Scrub – say hello to a super shiny sink with this natural and gentle sink scrubber that works wonderfully to clean and remove surface stains. Via Clean Mama
  2. Liquid Dish Soap – ever looked at the back of your dish soap at the unpronounceable ingredients? Not only does this liquid dish soap work fantastically, it’s safe and non-toxic. Can’t beat that! Via Mommypotamus
  3. Wood Butter – bring new life to your wooden cutting boards, bowl, utensils and rolling pins with this nourishing wood butter. Just two ingredients! Via Creative Culinary
  4. Lemon Scented Glass Cleaner – get rid of those sticky fingerprint and nose prints on oven doors, patio windows and glass surfaces with this lemon powered glass cleaner. Via Ask Anna
  5. Homemade Cleaner Trio – this set of three homemade cleaners are perfect for gift giving (and keeping!) and scented with a refreshing duo of mandarin orange and lime. Includes labels too! Via Hostess with the Mostess
  6. Hardwood Floor Cleaner – clean your hardwood floors effectively with this natural and gently scented floor cleaner. Economical and no pickle smell! Via Clean Mama
  7. Granite Cleaner –  clean your granite countertops safely, easily, and thoroughly with this natural granite cleaner.  Works like a charm!  Via Clean Mama
  8. Homemade Goo Gone – remove pesky labels and sticky residue on bottles and containers with this goo gone. Not only does it work well, it’s natural and safe! Via Simple is Pretty

Go here for a FREE DIY Cleaning Recipe List printable!

If you like these DIY cleaning recipes, you’ll love my DIY Cleaners pinboard!


  1. Thanks Becky! Love your nightly sink scrub recipe, my sink has never looked so good! I’m off to check out the rest of the collection 🙂

  2. Hi! I was wondering if the recipe for hardwood floor cleaner would also be safe for tile/bathroom floors? Thanks!

  3. I LOVE that you have shown us how to make so many wonderful products, with names that we can prounouce! Thank you, thank you!

  4. My mother is the baking soda queen! I used to laugh as an adolescent but in my adult days, I have also found many uses for it! When all else fails, break out the baking soda and dawn!

  5. Hi

    Can you tell me what is best to use to clean hardwood waxed floor?
    Thanks 🙂

  6. Another great post Becky! 🙂

  7. Oh my, I’m going to make the granite cleaner tonight! That stuff is soooo expensive in the stores and it makes your kitchen smell like a chemical spill. I will definitely be back to see more of your uber helpful tidbits.

    This is one of my secrets…this lady and her products have been a godsend. Although, I may have to replace some of them with the options you have up there!



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