How do you make disinfectant? Make your own house cleaner for almost nothing

House hold cleaners can be expensive -- especially because there are so many different brands to choose from.

What I like to do is make my own house hold cleaner. Even better, is that it costs pennies on the dollar.

This cleaner is great on hands, toys, toilets, kitchen counters, sinks, and just about anything that needs to be disinfected in your household. It's also great on doorknobs and sink handles when the flu hits home.

Ingredients:

- Disinfecting tea tree oil

- Essential oils

- Distilled water

- Castile soap

Most of these ingredients can be found at your local health food store.

To make the disinfectant, 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 the bottle and mix all of the ingredients together.

A store brand antibacterial spray costs about $2.99 and my homemade cleaner cost me less than a dollar. It even smells great, too! So try this simple recipe out the next time you're doing some cleaning around the house.

Do you make your own household cleaning products? Send me an email and let me know.

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