Making sure that your home is clean is more important now than ever due to cold and flu season. You need to clean your home with products that will kill germs if you don’t want any of your family members to get sick this winter. But, you don’t always have to clean your home with chemical products. There are tons of natural cleaning products that’ll kill all of the germs in your home that you can try. That’s why I’ve rounded up a list of 9 diy disinfectant cleaning products that are super easy to make. You can find a link to the full tutorial of each tip underneath each picture.
DIY Disinfectant Spray
Found from Katelyn Ryan
1 cup of vinegar
1 cup of water
Lemon Essential Oil
Tea Tree Oil
Combine the vinegar and water into the spray bottle. Add 25 drops of lemon essential oil and 25 drops of tea tree oil into the bottle and give it a good shake before using. Find more cleaning tips from Katelyn Ryan.
DIY Disinfectant Wipes
Found from Ever Up
3 cups of water
5 tablespoons of Castile soap
10 drops of tea tree oil
First, pour three cups of water into the storage container. Then, pour five tablespoons of Castile soap into into the container and mix it together with the water. Add ten drops of tea tree oil into the container and place 2-3 dishcloths into the container with the mixture. When you’re ready to use them, take one cloth out and use it wipe down surfaces in your home. Once your done using the cloth, wash it with your laundry and place it back in the container once it’s been cleaned. Find more awesome details about this cleaning tip from Ever Up.
Homemade Liquid Toilet Cleaner
Found from Mom 4 Real
½ cup of baking soda
½ cup of Castile soap
15 drops of tea tree oil
15 drops of lemon essential oil
Add all of the ingredients into a bowl and mix them together. Transfer the mixture to bottle, and pour about ¼ cup of the mixture into your toilet bowl. Use a toilet scrub brush to spread the cleaner all around your toilet bowl and flush when you’re done cleaning. Find more amazing cleaning tips from Mom 4 Real.
Homemade Lemon Disinfectant Spray
Found from The Seaman Mom
4 cups of water
¼ cup of white vinegar
2 tablespoons of baking soda
4 drops of lemon essential oil
First, mix 2 tablespoons of baking soda, ¼ cup of vinegar, and 4 cups of hot water together in a bucket. Squeeze the juice from the lemon into the bucket and drop the rind in. Stir until the baking soda has dissolved. Remove the lemon rind and add in a few drops of lemon essential oil. Transfer the mixture to a spray bottle and start using the cleaner around the house. Check out more details about this cleaning tip from The Seaman Mom.
Found from Dunn Lumber
½ cup of water
½ cup of white vinegar
1 cup of hydrogen peroxide
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
Mix the water, hydrogen peroxide, vinegar, and lemon juice together in a spray bottle. You can even add in a few drops of your favorite essential oils. Find more DIY cleaning tips from Dunn Lumber.
Non-Toxic Essential Oil “Lysol”
Found from Rebelle Kitchen
1 cup of white vinegar
2- 3 drops of pure Castile soap
5 drops of lemon essential oil
5 drops of peppermint essential oil
5 drops of lavender essential oil
Glass or stainless steel spray bottle
Combine all of the ingredients into a stainless steel or glass spray bottle. Give the bottle a shake, and then use it to clean the surfaces in your home. If you want to use this cleaner on granite or stone surfaces, replace the cup of vinegar with a cup of rubbing alcohol. Find more awesome ideas like this one from Rebelle Kitchen.
Lemon Infused Disinfectant Spray Cleaner
Found from BrenDid
4-6 Fresh Lemons
Peel the lemons and place the rinds in a glass jar. Drench the rinds in vodka, and place the jar in a cool dark place for 3-6 weeks. Once the cleaner becomes a dark yellow color, remove the rinds and pour the liquid into a spray bottle. Spray the disinfectant on the areas that you want to clean. Allow the disinfectant to sit on the surface for at least 10 seconds before wiping away. Find more DIY cleaning tips from Brendid.
DIY Reusable Disinfecting Wipes
Found from One Good Thing by Jillee
1 cup of water
¼ cup of rubbing alcohol
2 tablespoons of Dawn dish soap
Place your clean dishcloths into the jar. Combine all of the ingredients together and pour them into the jar with the cloths. When you’re ready to start cleaning just take one of the cloths out of the jar, and when you’re done cleaning, wash the cloth with your laundry. Find more details about this disinfectant Cleaner from One Good Thing By Jillee.
Homemade Multi-Purpose Disinfectant Spray
Found from Live Simply
½ cup of vodka
½ cup of white vinegar
¾ cup of water
50-60 drops of tea tree oil
Pour the vodka into a spray bottle and add in the 50- 60 drops of tea tree essential oil. Shake the bottle to mix the vodka and oils together. Then, add the water and vinegar to the bottle and shake the bottle one more time. You can find more DIY clean tips and ideas from Live Simply.
Protect your family this cold and flu season by cleaning your home with these diy disinfectant cleaner hacks. Share your ideas with me in the comment section.