House Cleaning Materials that Everyone Needs

House cleaning is a complex job for every housewife.  Each room requires different cleaning procedure, and each surface requires different cleaning products. Nowadays, there are different cleaning materials available to clean almost everything in your home. House cleaning products are used to clean tuff stains on various surfaces and also used for polishing furniture. Here we give you an overview of the cleaning products available, and it will maintain all the surfaces in your home.

Here are basic cleaning Materials, which should include your cleaning kits, as they likely to solve most of your cleaning issues:

Abrasive cleaners use friction (from small grit like particles) to “scrub” the surface clean & they will scratch the surface. Non-abrasives do not have any “grit” type particles, they are all liquid or foam and they clean through the use of chemicals only.

  • Detergent
  • Furniture Polish
  • Metal Polish
  • Floor and Wall Cleaner
  • Spray & Cream Cleaner
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House cleaning materials depend on the area of the surface to be cleaned. Remembers all house cleaning products cannot be used for everything have everywhere otherwise it damages and decreases the shine or beauty of any surface.

So here we give you list of some cleaning materials which are used for house cleaning for specific purposes:

For Specific Marks:

In our house, some stain marks are very difficult to clean or to remove. The following cleaning items are used for the cleaning particular surfaces, and also used to remove difficult stains:

  • Household Ammonia
  • Household Bleach
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Laundry Borax
  • Washing Soda
  • Turpentine

Note: Keep all cleaning products away from children.

Cleaning Materials from the Kitchen:

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Also Read: Different Work Surfaces in Kitchen With Required Clearances!

In our kitchen, many ingredients are available which can be used for cleaning. Als, they are environment-friendly, too.

  • Salt
  • Lemon Juice
  • Glycerin
  • White Vinegar
  • Baking Soda

Specialized Cleaners:

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In the market, specialized cleaners are available for hard cleaning which include trisodium phosphate (TSP) for washing very dirty walls. Trisodium phosphate (TSP) is used for washing surfaces before painting, especially exterior surfaces. It can be used with sponges or brushes and gloves are used otherwise it damages your skin.

Note: Avoid cleaning with Trisodium phosphate in the bathroom as it can damage metal, ceramic tile, grout & glass.

Keeping Records:

You can make one file for house cleaning. In this file keep a record of how you cleaned, special items, and what did you can used, to avoid trial and error next time.


Safety is a very important point when using cleaning products for house cleaning.

  • Wear appropriate protective clothing, i.e. rubber gloves
  • Follow the direction on the label of any product.
  • The cleaning product should be first tested in a small area to see that it does not damage your surface.
  • Always fully ventilate the room when using a strong chemical like bleach.
Also Read: Safety Tips: Childproofing Your Home!

These house cleaning materials are used for cleaning of the house and its various surfaces. But be careful when using cleaning materials as it can damages surfaces, too.

Also Read:

Safety Tips While House Cleaning
Rugs & Carpet Cleaning Tips for Your Home







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