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How to Make Your Own Multipurpose Cleaner

Cleaning should be simple, hassle free and safe! If you’ve got a few minutes on your hands and fancy a homemade cleaner, you can avoid toxic ingredients and save money, too, by making your own multipurpose spritz.
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Lemon-Scented Multipurpose Cleaner

Use this cleaner throughout your kitchen and bathroom on everything from floors and countertops to mirrors and appliances.

NOTE: Do not use on granite or marble countertops – these surfaces are proud and can be damaged easily with acidic ingredients such as vinegar.

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Step 1: Prepare Ingredients

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup witch hazel
  • 20 drops essential lemon oil
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Step 2: Add Water

Pour 1 cup water into a spray bottles (TIP: Using a funnel will make this easier, but it's not necessary.)

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Step 3: Add Vinegar

Pour 1 cup white vinegar.

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Step 4: Add Essential Oils

Add 1/4 cup witch hazel and 20 drops essential lemon oil.

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Step 5: Shake before use

Tips and Tricks:

Vinegar, witch hazel and essential oils such as lemon, orange, lavender and peppermint are all natural disinfectants that can tackle nearly any household mess.