I have a love-hate relationship with cleaning. I love having a spotless home, but I hate spending half of my day getting it that way. I also hate how quickly it gets messed up (oh, the joys of having kids and a dog!). Now that we are in the midst of spring cleaning, I have been working on deep cleaning my kitchen and bathrooms. It’s boring and time consuming, but it has to be done. Read on to see how I’ve learned to simplify deep cleaning my home without using harsh chemicals!
Beyond my usual kitchen and bathroom cleaning (wiping down sinks and countertops, scrubbing toilets, mopping, etc.), I am taking the time to do the things that don’t have to be done as often — organize pantry, clean out fridge, clean behind appliances, wipe down cabinets, clean and deodorize microwave, and remove stains from sinks, toilets and bathtubs.
Now, I don’t know about you, but when it comes to cleaning, I want to keep it simple. I don’t want to lug around a cleaning caddy filled with tons of bottles. Having too many products to choose from is overwhelming. I’d much rather have 1-2 products that can tackle numerous jobs, and if they can get the job done without harsh chemicals, that is huge bonus.
When I was a kid, my parents used Bon Ami powder cleanser to clean just about everything. I remember using it to clean our toilets, sinks, bathtubs, countertops, stove top, floors, and more. It was, and still is, a simple, yet effective formula that I trust to clean my home today.
Unlike a lot of cleaning products, Bon Ami is made with simple ingredients that don’t contain harsh chemicals. It’s an effective, non-toxic cleanser that you can feel confident using around kids and pets. I love that it doesn’t have any strong odors, and even better, it’s gentle on your hands — so gentle that you don’t have to wear gloves when you use it!
Bon Ami is so versatile and simple to use. Simply sprinkle the powder on a sponge or directly on the surface you wish to clean, add water to make a paste, and wipe your surface clean. It does an amazing job at cleaning surfaces without scratching them!
12 Ways to Use Bon Ami to Deep Clean Your Home
This spring, I encourage you to give Bon Ami a try as you deep clean your home. It’s safe and effective and it can be used to clean so many things. Here are some ideas to get you started:
- Clean countertops
- Keep white grout white
- Remove stains from bathtubs, toilets, and sinks
- Clean residue from glass-top stoves without scratching
- Clean & deodorize microwave
- Remove stains from porous surfaces like marble
- Make faucets shine
- Remove caked-on food from pots & pans
- Remove scratch marks from china
- Remove stubborn soil and stains from outdoor furniture
- Remove scuff marks from walls and floors
- Remove fingerprints & marks from white walls because it contains no dye
Deep cleaning feels like such a chore, but it’s so nice to have a spotless home once you are all done! Click here to learn more about Bon Ami and to find additional cleaning tips!