Natural Home Cleaning Hacks Everyone Should Know About

October 01, 2018 0 Comments

Natural Home Cleaning Hacks Everyone Should Know About

Who wouldn’t want to live in a home that’s sparkling and clean and smells divine? Well, the thing is everyone wants to have a clean home but not everyone has time – and correct tools – to do thorough cleaning. This means that in almost every home in Hong Kong we can find cleaning products that are packed with chemicals that can harm your family and even your pets.

Here at HoPE, we’re all about bringing the goodness of nature to your home. That’s why we’re giving you an all-natural cleaning hacks using essential oils. You’re on your way to making cleaning time a relaxing time as well.

Why Use Essential Oils for Cleaning?

Essential oils are used in many products as fragrance. So when you use it around your home, your family would certainly love to come home to the fresh and inviting aroma it will create.

Aside from its aroma, more and more households are switching to homemade cleaners with essential oils because of its health benefits. You too can enjoy the health benefits of essential oils simply by inhaling the aroma while cleaning with it. The list of health benefits of essential oils could go on and on but the most common health benefits you can get when cleaning with essential oils are:
  • Boost energy
  • Increase focus and concentration
  • Stabilizes mood
  • Maintains hormonal balance
  • Improve circulation
  • Support respiratory health
  • Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral
If you think that cleaning with essential oils would cost you a fortune, then you are wrong. It seems pricey when you look at the price of a 10 ml bottle of an essential oil against 250 ml of a home cleaning agent. But what you don’t realize is that you would only need a few drops out of that 10 ml bottle to clean multiple areas of your home. And a few drops from the same bottle of essential oil can also be used in your diffuser or add to your favorite carrier oil or cream to enjoy the aroma and health benefits to your body. The bottom line is that a 10 ml bottle of essential oil goes a long way. It could even last for months!

Cleaning Hacks with Essential Oils

Lemon oil – Your All-around Kitchen Helper

Lemon oil can bust grease and grime in counter tops and kitchen sink. It is an effective remover of grease and gunk in pans. It can also get rid of the smell stuck in your cutting boards and refrigerator.

Bonus: Lemon oil can also remove crayons and clay residue on tables and walls plus it is a great polish for wooden furniture.

Lavender Oil – Your Laundry Partner

If you want to avoid musty odors, mold and mildew from building up in your washing machine, then add a few drops of lavender oil to your laundry detergent. This also helps remove funky smells in clothes.

Lavender oil is also a great air, bedroom and linen freshener. In a spray bottle, add a few drops of lavender oil to water.

Tea Tree Oil – Your Cleaning Powerhouse

Tea tree oil is a powerful antiviral, anti-fungal, and antibacterial. It does a very good job in cleaning and preventing molds and mildew in bathroom and shower as well as kitchen sink!

Tea tree oil is the only ingredient we use for our Gelair Health-e Split which makes it so effective in cleaning indoor air by killing molds, bacteria and viruses in the air conditioner.

Gelair Tub and Gelair All Purpose Steriliser and Cleaner – Your Ultimate Cleaning Hack

If you don’t have time to mix your own cleansers, Gelair Tub and Gelair All Purpose Steriliser and Cleaner would be best for you. These two products are made from 100% Organic Pure Australian Tea Tree Oil.

To use the Gelair Tub, simply remove the lid and place the tub in bathroom, air handlers, near the toilets, wardrobe, or any location where there is potential growth of mildew, moist, molds, or static air. Gelair Tub will slowly evaporate as it releases the odor-fighting vapors. It comes in lemon and lavender scents and lasts up to 3 months.
The penetrating action of Australian Tea Tree Oil in Gelair All Purpose Steriliser and Cleaner stops the growth of mold in grout and silicone. It effectively removes grease, grime, scum and stains. It is easy to use as well. Just spray directly onto surface. Leave for 10-20 minutes then wash clean with water or wipe with damp cloth.
There you have it! Our easy and natural cleaning hacks with essential oils. What’s your favorite hack? Comment down below or let us know through You may also follow us through our Instagram and Facebook page.
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