Disinfectant Spray or Wipes

5 Materials
$1
10 Minutes
Easy

The shelves are bare when it comes to anything that disinfects - Your favorite Disinfecting wipes are MIA as are your Disinfectant Cleaning Sprays ! What's a person to do ? We're to stay inside and disinfect . Disinfect everything we touch if we need to do a store run for necessities .

With what ?

Buckle up it's time to make your own .

Supplies


The handy thing about this recipe it that you can either make pre-moistened wipes or a spray . I like to have both on hand . Makes it easy , I like things easy

You will need :

1 cup of water

1/4 cup of 99% rubbing alcohol ( I found 99% at staples.com - if you can't find 99% you can use 70% or higher or substitute Everclear )

1 teaspoon Dawn Dish Soap ( only use Dawn )

24 rags and a container for them or a spray bottle for the liquid.

Finding items for rags


I used old t-shirts , wash cloths , hand towels , dish towels , bath towels - basically anything that was past it's prime - for the rags . I cut them into approx. 4''x 6'' squares ,  but cut whatever size works for you

Making disinfecting rags


Mix the ingredients together and pour over the rags that you've placed into your container . As you pour you'll see about how much liquid you'll need as the rags get wet and your container fills . When your ready to clean , use them as you would your disposable Disinfecting Wipes.


The best thing about the homemade wipes is that you can toss them in the trash or in the washer and reuse them again and again .

Making disinfecting spray


If your going to use this as a spray , pour the liquid into your spray bottle . 

Using as a disinfecting spray


Spray it on what needs to be disinfected and wipe it off with rags or paper towels . OR spray it on your rag or paper towel to wipe delicate items .

I made several bottles - one for the kitchen and one for each bathroom . I marked each spray bottle clearly .


Whichever way you decide to use this disinfectant you'll have the piece of mind that things ARE disinfected ♥

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