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DIY All-Purpose Cleaner


  1. White Vinegar

  2. Water

  3. Lemon Peels (optional)

  4. Essential Oils (e.g., tea tree oil, lavender oil, or lemon oil)


  1. Prepare Vinegar Infusion:

  • Fill a glass jar with white vinegar.

  • Add lemon peels for a citrusy scent (optional).

  • Allow the mixture to sit for at least a week to infuse.

  1. Mix All-Purpose Cleaner:

  • Strain the vinegar infusion into a spray bottle, removing the lemon peels.

  • Dilute the vinegar with an equal amount of water.

  1. Add Essential Oils:

  • Add a few drops of your favorite essential oils for additional fragrance and antibacterial properties.

  • Tea tree oil is known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties.

  1. Shake Well:

  • Shake the spray bottle well to mix the ingredients thoroughly.

  1. Usage:

  • Use this DIY all-purpose cleaner on various surfaces, including countertops, kitchen appliances, bathroom surfaces, and more.


  • Natural Disinfectant: White vinegar has natural antibacterial properties, making it an effective disinfectant.

  • Deodorising: Lemon peels and essential oils add a pleasant, fresh scent to the cleaner.

  • Environmentally Friendly: This homemade cleaner is eco-friendly, reducing the need for chemical-laden commercial cleaners.

  • Cost-Effective: Making your own cleaner using natural ingredients is often more cost-effective than buying commercial cleaning products.


  • Surface Testing: Before using the all-purpose cleaner on a new surface, test it in a small, inconspicuous area to ensure compatibility.

  • Essential Oil Sensitivity: Some people may be sensitive to essential oils, so use them sparingly or omit them if needed.

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