These four home remedies are the most effective according to various guidebooks on the subject of house cleaning or clean up the room (ทำความ สะอาด ห้อง which is the term in Thai) – and cover the entire household:
Soda is a tried and tested product when it comes to grease stains or stubborn incrustations. Mix some soda powder with a liter of water, and your special cleaner is ready. You can use this with leftovers in pans, on baking trays, or in the oven. Let the soda take effect briefly, and then remove the dirt with a sponge.
Vinegar can be used in almost any situation – whether in the bathroom or the kitchen because it works exceptionally well against lime and fat. Add a dash of vinegar to a liter of water and spread the mixture in the shower cubicle with a damp cloth or put it in a bowl in the oven while you heat it – the dirt is very easy to remove.
However, after each use – or ideally already during it – make sure that it is well ventilated, as the vinegar leaves unpleasant fumes behind. Also, use gloves. There are more tips on vinegar and vinegar essence here.
If you are looking for an alternative to vinegar that is less unpleasant to the nose, you will find it with citric acid. Add a little of it to a liter of water, and you can use the mixture against annoying limescale deposits or use it to clean the windows without leaving streaks. The same applies here: put on gloves. Read about the many uses of citric acid in the household here.
Soda is just as suitable for cleaning your household items as vinegar & Co. In the oven, for example, you can simply spread it over the affected areas on the walls, sprinkle some water on it and wipe it off after a while. If you combine two tablespoons of baking soda with a dash of water and a little vinegar, you have also created the perfect mixture for cleaning your ceramic hob.