The Best Classic Cleaning Supplies

When it comes to cleaning, the old goodies still rock.  Old school cleaners will get the job naturally done making them more fun to use. Here are some of the best cleaning supplies dating ten plus years back.

Fel –Naphtha Soap

Fel –Naphtha Soap

The soap is good for pre-treating oily stains such as chocolate, baby formula, chocolate, etc. Wet the soap, rub it on the clothes and give it some minutes to work. The bar was also favourite shower cleaner.

Fresh lemons

Clean copper and brass by sprinkling the salt on the lemon and rubbing. After sometimes rinse. It is also good in bleaching food stains from the dishes. It leaves a clean and fresh smell on utensils.

Essential oils

With $6 you will get 5 ounces of the oil. The oil is useful for cleaning windows and make the house smell holy. Also repel flies.


Sprinkle it on greasy stains on upholstery or carpets. Let it sit for 25 minutes and then vacuum.

Bissell carpet sweeper

Bissell carpet sweeper

It one of the best rag cleaning technology since 1876.

Cotton Dust Mop

If you want to avoid disposables, this vintage mop is fantastic and long lasting.

Distilled white vinegar

Distilled white vinegar

It prevents the growth of mould, bacteria and mildew. It is best to sue in kitchen and bathroom. The vinegar is also used to clean clothes and windows.

Hydrogen peroxide

Add one teaspoon of the chemical into a1/4 full cup of water. Use the solution to spray in fruits and vegetables as it helps to kill bacteria. It also acts as a deodoriser in trash cans and cat box.


Add some borax into a dish soap and sprinkle it of refrigerator shelves. It kills mildew in bathroom and also help deter insects. There is a long list of this cleaning supply uses.

Baking soda

To make a paste as some baking soda into warm water. You can use it to clean nasty dirt and removing heals on linoleum floors.

Cloth diapers

It was the best when it comes to polishing silver products. They never leave lint on windows and mirrors.

Castile soap

Castile soap

Dates as far as 18th century and is a famous oil based products. It helps in cleaning grease from burners and stovetops.

Bar keeper friends

They were used to clean brass fixtures. Today the ingredient can clean ceramic, porcelain and stainless steel.