How to save money by making your own household cleaner

Keep your house clean while saving money by making your own antibacterial cleaner.

I don't like spending money on household cleaners. So when I found a recipe online for making your own homemade disinfectant that does not have any harsh chemicals, I had to try it.

This cleaner is great on hands, toys, toilets, kitchen counters, sinks, and just about anything that needs to be cleaned in your home.

It's also great on doorknobs and sink handles during flu season.

The ingredients include disinfecting tea tree oil, which can be found at health food stores with the essential oils, distilled water, and Castile soap.

To make it, fill a 16 ounce trigger spray bottle almost to the top with water.

Use purified or distilled water for the best results.

Add three tablespoons of Castile soap and 20 to 30 drops of tea tree oil to the water.

Then just shake it up to mix it all together.

A store brand antibacterial spray costs about $.97 to $2.99 and my homemade cleaner cost me less than $1 dollar.

It even smells great, too! So try this simple recipe out the next time you're doing some cleaning.

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