How to Make Gunk Remover from Scratch

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You will love this homemade cleaning product idea on how to make gunk remover from scratch. This natural gunk remover will help you remove those pesky price tags and jar labels that leave behind a sticky residue that's tough to rub off. Most people are familiar with the brand name product of Goo Gone or Goof Off, which helps to remove just that. What you probably didn't know is that both Goo Gone and Goof Off brands are required to post Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on their website because of the hazardous materials they contain. There is a whole list of reasons not to buy these popular products. Some of the reasons include that they cause eye irritation. Contact with skin may cause irritation and prolonged, or repeated contact with skin may cause drying or cracking. Ingestion or inhalation can cause a headache, nausea, central nervous system depression, drowsiness, convulsions and loss of consciousness. Extremely flammable and keep away from children. It's pretty safe to say they are not good products to have in the house. So you will love this homemade cleaning product recipe.

For this nontoxic gunk remover recipe, you will need some coconut oil and baking soda. For the full recipe, see the link below to Rosy Blu Home. You have to love baking soda it's useful on a variety of home cleaning projects around the house. The sticky surface will be good as new, with the gunk removed. Some projects might take using the safe homemade cleaning products idea two or three times, but it's worth it to avoid the toxic products. Besides this natural gunk remover smells nice, and you don't have to be afraid to put it on your fingers. This homemade cleaning product is as effective as the popular name product at getting rid of annoying stickers and gunky surfaces, and it smells so good.

It's good to remember however that the baking soda is a mild abrasive, which is great for glass, but might leave small scratches on plastic. So if you are concerned about the plastic finish remaining perfectly smooth after you get the residue off, you might want to first try something else. Baking soda is a useful, non-toxic cleaning ingredient to use for cleaning and polishing chrome, aluminum, jewelry, plastic, silver, stainless steel, and tin. Baking soda can also be used as a deodorizer around the house when used in the refrigerator, for smelly carpets, on upholstery, and when used in drains. Thank you to Michelle at the "Rosy Blu" site for sharing this homemade cleaning product for gunk remover. Other useful tips you will find on her site include natural homemade cleaning products, safe homemade cleaning products, DIY, food and recipes, self-care, sustainability, habitat, making space, happy life and so much more. *

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