How to make your Homemade Disinfectant Spray?
If you, like us, love homemade things and eco-friendly solutions, this info is for you. Making your own disinfectant spray is the way to go these days; it’s simple, will save your money, and you don’t need much. In a few words, we love it, and you will too once you give it a try.
I bet you never thought there was such a thing as making your own disinfectant spray, but thankfully, it is possible. This is also great for when you’re a little tired of that heavily perfumed spray engraved in your memory and nostrils. Or if you’re one of those people who gets allergies or a headache every time you go into a certain restroom.
When you get home, your intimate space should smell like something you enjoy, and that won’t harm your health, and here is where making your own disinfectant spray makes all the sense in the world. Now, don’t be fooled by marketing; store-bought spray isn’t the only way to properly clean and disinfect a room. Make your own!
All-Purpose Cleaning Homemade Natural Spray
When you make your own cleaning spray, you can use it for nearly every surface in your home. You’ll need a handful of ingredients, ones that you may even found around the house. In the end, you’ll get an all-natural, good-smelling cleaning tool.
Be assured to use this cleaner on solid surface countertops, on appliances, bathrooms, almost everywhere! The trick is the all-natural cleaning powerhouse, vinegar.
You’ll need the following ingredients:
- 1 quart tightly packed citrus peels (clementine, orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit—whatever you’re eating!).
- White distilled vinegar
- Unscented liquid castile soap
- Lemon essential oil, optional
Pack a quart-size glass jar tightly with leftover citrus peels, and then fill the jar to the top with vinegar. Close and set in a sunny spot to infuse for at least two weeks.
Strain the vinegar, discard the peels, and store the vinegar in a glass jar in a dark, cool spot.
To make an all-purpose cleaner, pour 1/2 cup of the vinegar into a spray bottle. Add in 2 cups water, 1 teaspoon castile soap, and 20 drops lemon essential oil if using. Screw on the lid and shake well. Ready to use! Every time you use it, make sure to shake the mixture well.
DIY Natural All-Purpose Disinfecting Spray
You’ll be happily surprised to learn that you only need a few simple ingredients and follow a few simple steps to make your own homemade spray.
Take that bottle of vodka it’s been sitting in your pantry, grab your vinegar, and you’ll also need particular essential oils.
Pour 1 1/2 cups vodka into a 16-ounce spray bottle and then the essential oil(s). You could use 50-60 drops of tea tree essential oil or lavender essential oil.
Shake the bottle to combine the vodka and oils. Finally, add 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar or more alcohol and shake the bottle again. This recipe is not safe to use on special stone surfaces, like granite or marble, due to the vinegar.
How to Make Homemade Bleach Disinfectant Spray
Household chlorine bleach is a powerful disinfectant, one that is very much needed in every household. However, it is expensive, but why spend that much money when you can make your own? Think about making a cooking recipe; you need ingredients, directions, and voila; you’ll have your own bleach disinfectant spray in no time.
We buy bleach disinfectant spray because we need them to kill dangerous germs that otherwise would make us sick and put our overall health in danger. This is also why keeping a home clean, and germs-free is of utmost importance for every family.
Take note of the supplies you’ll need
- A quart-sized plastic spray bottle or a glass jar with a lid
- A measuring cup
- Damp cloth
- Household rubber gloves
- Household bleach (found at any supermarket)
Now follow these steps and recommendations:
Make sure to do it in an open area while using comfy clothes, ones that you won’t mind bleaching just in case.
Carefully pour the bleach into the spray bottle or jar first, then add the water. Mixing the solution in this order will prevent the bleach from splashing on you. If you do get any bleach on your skin, wipe it off immediately with a damp cloth.
Once the ingredients are mixed, place the lid tightly on the container and gently mix it by shaking it. After mixing, your solution is ready to use.
Lemon Infused Homemade Disinfectant Spray Cleaner
Making your own lemon-infused disinfectant spray cleaner is an awesome option that can help shield your family from germs, especially during flu season.
Many choose to stop using commercial disinfecting cleaners because they could contain harmful chemicals. Why expose yourself when you can go natural?
Natural disinfectants only use two simple ingredients to kill germs: ethanol and lemon oil naturally. To make our lemon-infused disinfectant spray cleaner, we’ll use Unflavored vodka or grain alcohol and 4-6 Fresh Lemons.
Wash and peel the lemons, place rinds in a glass jar. Cover the rinds with vodka and allow to steep in a cool dark place for 1-6 weeks for infusion to take place. You’ll know your cleaner is ready when it turns yellowish.
Remove the lemon rinds and pour the cleaner into a spray bottle. Avoid diluting.
Homemade Spray Cleaner with Essential Oils.
It’s widely known that essential oils can help you create a non-toxic environment for your loved ones. In flu season or pandemics, essential oils are an effective and natural source to achieve wellness.
Essential oils are so versatile, from home remedies to skincare routines, to support your immune system, boost your energy and reduce your anxiety. Essential oils also have the power to become household cleaners and, therefore, a fantastic natural option to harsh chemicals often found in store-bought cleaning sprays.
For an all-purpose house cleaner, you can combine 1/4 cup white vinegar, 1 3/4 cups water, 30 drops essential oil (combos could be 15 drops each, lavender and lemon; 10 drops each, eucalyptus, peppermint, and wild orange; 15 drops grapefruit and 15 drops lavender; or 30 drops Protective Blend). You can also use water and 30 drops Protective Blend -in a 16 oz. Glass spray bottle. Be sure to add oils first and then the liquids to keep the bottle from overflowing. You are all set!
Homemade Lysol SPRAY
There’s no need to spend money when you can come up with your own homemade Lysol to keep your home free of germs. With the following recipe, you’ll be able to keep your home clean and naturally disinfected with this awesome DIY disinfectant spray. We guarantee that you’ll forget about Lysol and antibacterial sprays for good.
- 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol
- 1 cup of water
- 15 drops lavender essential oil
- 15 drops lemon essential oil
- Add 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol to the spray bottle. Then, add in a cup of water.
- Finally, add in 15 drops of lemon essential oil followed by 15 drops of lavender essential oil.
- Screw on the spray bottle top and give a good shake. Great to use on hard surfaces to kill off germs. Shake before each use.
Homemade Disinfectant Wipes
How do you make a vinegar Homemade Disinfectant Spray?
Have you ever wondered how to make your own vinegar spray for cleaning. We hear you, times require we get creative, and when you can’t find your go-to cleaners and disinfectants because the store ran out or simply because you want to ditch all those harsh chemicals, you can perfectly make your own by using vinegar.
Though it may not have a great smell, vinegar is a powerful disinfectant that can kill germs. White vinegar’s base is acetic acid, a chemical compound that has been proven to kill bacteria and viruses.
- Spray bottle
- Measuring cup and funnel
- 1/2 cup white vinegar (distilled)
- 1/2 cup water
- 12 to 24 drops of essential oil
- Choose one or a combination of essential oils such as Lavender with tea tree. Using a measuring cup and funnel, add the vinegar and water in the desired ratio, and shake to mix them.
- Add the essential oils directly to your spray bottle.
- Shake the bottle to incorporate the essential oils. Store the bottle out of direct sunlight or heat.
Another topic you might be interested in reading could be Best Home Remedies, Food and Tips For Rapid Immune Boost.