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Homemade All Purpose Cleaner

With the average household now spending up to 20% of their total grocery bill on cleaning products for their home, it is no wonder that more and more people are starting to make their own cleaning products at home!  It is so easy to do, and you can save yourself up to $1,000 per year by making it all yourself!

Here is one of our most popular recipes, the Homemade All Purpose Cleaner.  You can use any type of essential oil you like, but I am particularly fond of Eucalyptus Oil as it really makes your home smell amazing, and is a natural deterrent to ants (#winning). You can use it on any surface around the home.  White vinegar is also great at keeping away mould spores from growing in the bathroom!

  • 500ml hot water
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 10 drops of Eucalyptus Oil

Put all the ingredients into a large spray bottle and shake well.  Use all around the house!

Store the spray bottle in a dark cupboard in between uses.

Good Alternatives to Eucalyptus Oil:

  • Lemon Oil
  • Tea Tree Oil
  • Clove Oil (Clove Oil is VERY strong – only use this for the bathroom as it has fantastic mould killing properties)
  • Lavender Oil
  • Peppermint Oil (Peppermint Oil is also really great at deterring ants in the kitchen).

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