Keep it Clean: 10 DIY Ways to Banish Dirt, Mold & Bugs from Home

Best of 2013

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If you're going into the new year with a pledge to clean, forget the Pledge. Try one of these natural recipes for cleaners and bug repellants that are cheaper, easy to make, and just as effective (or even more so) as commercial store brands. Here are the best of the best from 2013.

  1. 10 Natural DIY Citrus Cleaners
  2. 10 Best Posts: Getting Rid of Fruit Flies & DIY Fruit Fly Traps
  3. Smells Sweet: 5 DIY Air Fresheners
  4. 5 Natural DIY Recipes for Cleaning, Polishing & Restoring Wood
  5. DIY or Buy: Natural & Eco-Friendly Cleaners
  6. Kill Mold Overnight with a Simple DIY Clove Oil & Water Spray
  7. DIY Natural Cockroach Repellent Homelife
  8. Beat the Mosquitoes: Our Best Tips & Tricks
  9. The $1 Cleaning Solution for Cleaning Scuffed Metal Furniture
  10. The Ultimate Used Furniture Cleaning Kit

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2013 roundup! From December 21 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

(Image credits: Kathryn Wright)