The vast majority of commercial cleaning products do nothing for indoor air quality, as they contain a wide variety of chemical ingredients contributing to respiratory health problems. However, there are a variety of natural cleaning products that have no effect on indoor air and are inexpensive besides. Review your Orange County mold removal service’s top picks to help you clean without compromising indoor air. 

White Vinegar

White vinegar might have a pungent smell, but it is one of the best all-purpose cleaners in existence. It cleans glass, wood, plastic, laminate, metal, vinyl, porcelain, and laminate, among other materials, and is completely non-toxic. White vinegar sanitizes and deodorizes as well as cleans, and is one of the few household products that destroys mold. Create a white vinegar-water solution by using ¼ cup of vinegar for every cup of water, and enjoy budget-conscious, effective cleaning. 

Baking Soda

Like white vinegar, this versatile white powder cleans an exhaustive list of materials, including those in your kitchen and bathtub. It works well as a stand-alone cleaner, though you can combine it with vinegar to create a fizzy deep cleaning mixture. For example, baking soda and vinegar helps remove baked-on food debris in your oven and helps unclog sink and tub drains. It also deodorizes drains that smell unpleasant from bacteria. 

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is similar to vinegar in that it is an acidic cleanser that cleans, deodorizes, and sanitizes. One cup of hot water with 2 tablespoons of lemon creates a cleanser you can use on a variety of household surfaces, including cutting boards, tupperware, windows and other glass, and copper items. 


Borax, or sodium borate, is a natural mineral that helps you clean your home, among other benefits. When you mix 1.5 teaspoons of the powder in 1 liter of water, it creates an effective cleaning mixture for toilets, carpets, car upholstery and mats, and patio furniture. Borax also kills mold, soaks up bodily fluid odors on mattresses, and removes rust when you mix the solution with lemon juice. 

For mold testing and water damage restoration services in Orange County, contact Mold Masters today.

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