How to remove dust in the house: here are some natural ingredients that can clean and disinfect the furniture in your home.
The presence of dust in the house not only compromises the appearance of furniture and decorations in the house, but also can represent a problem for our health
Fortunately, to remove the dust present on every surface of the house, we can use some natural ingredients that are easily available at home! We will save money and avoid the use of chemicals that can be harmful to health.
How to remove the dust, the recipe
Furniture is the element in the house that most tends to accumulate dust and, over time, can appear dull. On this page we will show you how to make a simple recipe to remove dust from furniture.
This 100% natural dustproof is made of natural ingredients, whose properties allow you to remove dirt without altering the color of the furniture. Unlike the products we find in supermarkets, this natural product does not contain aggressive chemicals and, therefore, is environmentally sustainable and does not harm your health.
What does this natural anti-dust contain?
Contains olive oil, a product widely used for housework; it can also be used to cover scratches on wooden furniture and protect wicker, metal and glass surfaces.
Since we will not use it for nutritional or cosmetic purposes, we can use any type of oil; even the one left over from food preparation is fine.
The other ingredient we need for our recipe is lemon essential oil. In addition to having a pleasant aroma, it is rich in antibacterial and antiseptic substances that enhance the effects of cleaning: it destroys allergenic substances and eliminates mites, bacteria and other microorganisms.
Finally, we will need white vinegar, an ingredient used since ancient times as an ecological cleaning product. Its natural acids remove any kind of dirt and alter the conditions that pathogens need to proliferate.
How to prepare this natural product for furniture? As with other ingredients intended for natural cleansing, those in this product are very easy to find and do not pose a risk to skin or respiratory health.
We recommend preparing a moderate amount of it, so that its properties are not lost with the passing of the days.
- 20 grams of olive oil
- 5 drops of lemon essential oil
- 60 ml of white vinegar
- 300 ml of distilled water
- 1 spray container of 500 ml
- 1 microfiber cloth
- Pour the olive oil into a bowl then add the lemon essential oil
- Mix well with a spoon then add the white vinegar and the indicated amount of water
- After obtaining a homogeneous product, pour the mixture into the spray container and proceed to use.
How to use
Spray a good amount of product on the furniture, wait a few minutes and wipe with a microfibre cloth to remove the dust. Repeat the action if you still notice dirt or stains.
It can be used on furniture made of wood, leather or glass… also to make the furniture shine.
How to remove the dust, another recipe
If after removing the dirt the furniture is still opaque, consider this other simple product based on olive oil and lemon juice.
- 60 grams of olive oil
- 10 ml of lemon juice (10 ml)
Combine the olive oil with the lemon juice and vigorously rub the mixture on the furniture, with the help of a cloth. Wait for it to dry before placing objects on it. You have to prepare it in small quantities, because it cannot be preserved.
Don't underestimate these simple tips; you will find that cleaning your furniture is not complicated at all when you have excellent allies.