Making your own cleaning solutions can be easy and effective, however many do not actually disinfect your surfaces. This recipe will help you create a DIY household disinfectant spray that is totally unexpected, yet works to both clean and sanitize. It's ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and other household surfaces.
Things You'll Need
70% isopropyl alcohol, 1 1/2 cups (If stores are out, you can use 100 proof —
or higher — vodka. But please, read this first if you decide to use vodka as a disinfectant.)
Distilled white vinegar, 1/2 cup
Tea tree oil, 40 drops
Spray bottle, 16 to 20 ounces
PLEASE NOTE: This disinfectant spray is not safe for stone surfaces such as granite or marble.
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How to Make DIY Household Disinfectant
Add the isopropyl alcohol (or vodka) to your spray bottle.
Add the tea tree oil, and shake well to combine the first two ingredients.
Pour in the vinegar and shake well.
To Use ...
Spray surfaces and allow the disinfectant to sit for about 30 seconds, and then wipe away with a clean cloth.