How to Make Homemade Disinfectant Spray for Surfaces

How to Make Homemade Disinfectant Spray for Surfaces. Commercial disinfectant sprays may remove germs from surfaces, but they can be expensive and may contain strong chemicals. You can make effective disinfectant sprays that will make your room smell clean and naturally fresh.

Lemon Disinfectant Spray

Step 1

Fill a 10-oz. plastic spray bottle with distilled water.

Step 2

Add 30 drops of lemon essential oil, and shake well.

Step 3

Use the lemon disinfectant spray on faucets, counter tops, door knobs and linens.

Natural Disinfectant Spray

Step 1

Pour 2 cups of distilled water in a large plastic spray bottle.

Step 2

Add 1/4 cup of white vinegar, 1/4 tsp. of lavender essential oil and 1/4 tsp. of tea tree oil.

Step 3

Shake the mixture thoroughly to blend the ingredients.

Step 4

Use the natural disinfectant spray to disinfect bathroom surfaces, or anywhere a disinfectant is needed.

Lemon and Thyme Disinfectant Surface Spray

Step 1

Place 3 tbsp. of vodka or witch hazel in a large plastic spray bottle.

Step 2

Add 18 drops of lemon essential oil, 7 drops of clove essential oil, 4 oz. of distilled water and 10 drops of thyme essential oil and shake until the essential oils are dissolved.

Step 3

Use to disinfect surfaces as needed. Shake before each use.