Instructions for Shaklee Basic H Use

Save

Shaklee's Basic H is a liquid cleaning agent, which the company claims to be effective, nontoxic for users and safe for the environment. The product comes in a concentrated form and is advertised for many different applications. Although the company does not reveal the ingredients contained in Basic H, it claims the product is completely biodegradable, and breaks down in water and soil with no damage.

Dilution

  • Basic H is used for cleaning counters, walls, floors, appliances, wood, windows and sinks. The product must be diluted before use. The company recommends an "industrial strength" dilution of 1:64, or two ounces per gallon of water. For "light duty," the dilution is 1:378, or two teaspoons per gallon. For windows and glass, dilute at 1/8 teaspoon per gallon.

Application

  • Using a spray bottle, spray the solution on the surface to be cleaned or apply with a sponge, brush, floor mop or cloth, as appropriate. Wipe the surface clean. No rinsing is required. For windows, use a squeegee or wipe off with an absorbent cloth.

For the Hands

  • Basic H can also be used to protect your hands from the dirt, grime and damage caused by cleaning up messes and doing kitchen work. Put a few drops, undiluted, on your hands before the work begins. The product will help prevent the unpleasant odors that can be transferred to your hands by food residue.

In the Garden

  • To keep pests off your plants and flowers, use a few drops of Basic H diluted in a spray bottle and spritz the plants regularly. Basic H is said to ward off bugs, and when diluted for watering purposes, to help plant growth. The product can also serve as a wash for vegetables and fruits brought in from a garden or brought home from the store.

Bug Repellant

  • If you are bothered by outdoor insects, or going to be in the outdoors for an extended time, apply a thin layer of Basic H to your skin. The product works effectively as an insect repellent, without the toxic chemicals present in commercial bug sprays.

Lubricant

  • When sharpening knives, Basic H applied in dilution to the sharpening stone will help keep it moist and provide a smoother surface. Basic H, when added to windshield washing fluid, can also help to keep car windows clean.

References

Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

You May Also Like

  • How to Make Basic Barbecue Sauce

    There's nothing like homemade barbecue sauce to use on grilled and oven-baked meat recipes. But why use store-bought sauces that are filled...

  • Homemade Japanese Beetle Repellent

    Japanese beetles often ruin flowers. You can remove the beetles from your garden with a natural pesticide repellent. Before you make a...

  • How to Control Potato Bugs Naturally

    The potato bug, or Colorado potato beetle, feeds on potato foliage as well as other crops, including peppers, tomatoes and eggplants. These...

  • How to Pattern a Wood Floor

    Much like assembling a jigsaw puzzle, the installation of a commercial wood floor is relatively simple. The wood planks and strips are...

  • How to Bathe My Dog With Shaklee Basic-H

    Touted as an environmentally safe, biodegradable and nontoxic all-purpose cleaner, one of the many uses of Shaklee Basic H is as a...

  • Uses for Shaklee Basic-G

    Shaklee Basic-G is a cleaner formulated for killing germs. It is sold as a concentrate, which allows you to vary the cleaning...

Related Searches

Check It Out

22 DIY Ways to Update Your Home on a Small Budget

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!