Top 8 Homemade Bathroom Cleaners to Try at Home

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Cleaning your bathroom doesn’t have to involve harsh chemicals or expensive store-bought cleaners. With a few simple ingredients that you likely already have at home, you can create effective and eco-friendly homemade bathroom cleaners. In this guide, we’ll explore the top 8 DIY bathroom cleaner recipes that will leave your bathroom sparkling clean and smelling fresh.

1. All-Purpose Bathroom Cleaner

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 10 drops tea tree essential oil
  • 10 drops lemon essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Mix vinegar and water in a spray bottle.
  2. Add baking soda and essential oils.
  3. Shake well before each use.
  4. Spray onto surfaces and wipe with a clean cloth.

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2. Citrus Bathroom Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon liquid castile soap
  • 10 drops lemon essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Combine baking soda and lemon juice in a bowl.
  2. Add liquid castile soap and lemon essential oil.
  3. Stir until a paste forms.
  4. Apply to surfaces, scrub with a sponge, and rinse thoroughly.

3. Vinegar and Dawn Bathroom Cleaner

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Dawn dish soap
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Mix vinegar and water in a spray bottle.
  2. Add Dawn dish soap and essential oil, if using.
  3. Shake well to combine.
  4. Spray onto surfaces, let sit for a few minutes, and wipe clean.

4. Baking Soda Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup citric acid
  • 1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Combine baking soda and citric acid in a bowl.
  2. Add hydrogen peroxide and essential oil.
  3. Stir until well combined.
  4. Sprinkle into the toilet bowl, scrub with a toilet brush, and flush.

5. DIY Disinfectant Wipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup distilled water
  • 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol (at least 70%)
  • 1 tablespoon liquid castile soap
  • 10 drops tea tree essential oil
  • 10 drops eucalyptus essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Cut paper towels into squares.
  3. Place paper towels in an airtight container.
  4. Pour the cleaning solution over the paper towels.
  5. Close the container and shake to distribute the solution.
  6. Use the wipes to clean bathroom surfaces.

6. Vinegar Shower Cleaner

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon dish soap
  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Mix vinegar and water in a spray bottle.
  2. Add dish soap and essential oil.
  3. Shake well to combine.
  4. Spray onto shower surfaces, let sit for a few minutes, and rinse thoroughly.

7. Homemade Grout Cleaner

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide
  • 1 teaspoon dish soap

Instructions:

  1. Mix baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and dish soap in a bowl to form a paste.
  2. Apply the paste to grout lines using a toothbrush.
  3. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Scrub with the toothbrush, then rinse thoroughly.

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8. Lemon Vinegar Mirror Cleaner

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

Instructions:

  1. Mix vinegar, water, and lemon juice in a spray bottle.
  2. Shake well to combine.
  3. Spray onto mirrors and wipe clean with a microfiber cloth.

With these simple homemade bathroom cleaners, you can keep your bathroom clean and fresh without the need for harsh chemicals. Give them a try and see the difference they make in your home!

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