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Spring Cleaning The Old-fashioned Way by summerwilliam: 7:08pm On Oct 29, 2021

Apart from doff cleaning, There are other traditional methods of cleaning. Those who are using these traditional methods are very safe. The methods are also very cheap such that many people are using them to save the cost of cleaning machines. They are also safe because they cannot be harmed by chemicals. Those people are saving some money and using them in other places. Cleaning machines are very expensive and many can't afford them.

They are using natural air by opening the window to access sunlight and again ensure proper refreshment. Some use physical cleaning methods by using the peace of cloths to clean the window. Windows remain so clean and you can think that it is cleaned using modern methods.
Some are also using baking soda and white vinegar on the floor and countertops. These traditional methods are the best in terms of saving the cost of cleaning because they are cheap. But some like refreshing the room won't give you good results. This article is very important to you, after reading it you will know those spring cleaning methods as discussed in the paragraphs below.

Airing Out

This is making sure that the rooms are refreshed. Some open the windows so that they air out rooms, furniture, and other things in the room. Remember that sun rays will not give you any good results. Those things will remain the way they were before letting in fresh air and sunlight.
Not only doff cleaning will give you good results but also lavender oils. Therefore you can make good use of this oil. It will ensure that all dirt is removed. So that you maintain maximum hygiene in your home.


You can simply mix the baking soda and white vinegar using warm water. After successful mixing, the solution will be sprayed on the window both inside and outside of the glass surfaces. You will follow these procedures and make sure that don't use chemical substances. Put a third of white vinegar in a certain container then follow it with distilled water. Finally, add about fifteen drops of essential oil and leave it for some minutes for complete mixing. Then use to clean window and you will get good results. Apart from this old-fashioned way, you can use doff cleaning because it works very faster. Therefore traditional cleaning methods are also the best. By using them, your window will remain ever clean.

Floors and Countertops

You can mix half a cup of baking soda and a quarter cup of hydrogen peroxide. Make sure that you mix them well to form a solution. And again add Dr. Bronner's castile soap to the solution, finalize it with baking powder. Give it 6 minutes so that it is fully mixed. The solution is very good and can be used in cleaning.

Taking Care of Porcelain

Keeping cleanliness in showers, sinks, and toilets is very important. You can make use of soft scrubs to ensure maxing hygiene. You can take about a half of castle soap, two-third of baking powder, half of distilled water, an eighth of essential oil. Give it some minutes for a successful mixing. Thereafter you can do thorough cleaning by using a piece of cloth. Make sure that you wipe furniture and remove dust on different surfaces. This will ensure that your house remains cleaner as possible.


A thorough cleaning will make your home be the very best place to stay in. You can make sure that you just do just simple cleaning. Note that spring is the best moment for refreshing. You can use cleaning rags and ensure that you do a thorough cleaning. And again, avoid using got essential oil because it can harm you. Make sure that you don't use the same oil mear pets because it has some allergic effects.


These are washed carefully because they are very delicate. Make sure that they are separated from other laundries. Therefore by washing it carefully you will save some money.

And again there are some traditional methods like renewing. For example, when there are so many stains on the table, some will just buy a new one. Then again instead of repainting the furniture, someone may just buy the new one directly.


In conclusion, traditional methods are used widely because they are very safe ways. You can make use of baking soda and white vinegar. Essential oil and Dr. Bronner's Castile soaps are always giving better results. You can as well apply lavender oil. Then again airing out furniture and the room is the non-harmful method of cleaning. Make sure that you use these methods so that you spend a lot of money. Buying cleaning machines might be very expensive and that's why traditional methods are the best because they favor anyone.

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