Fragrant Home DIY

How to prepare a natural floor cleaner with essential oils

Say goodbye to toxic chemicals and expensive cleaning products. Say goodbye to allergens and neurotoxic substances and say hello to perfumed, effective and way cheaper cleaning products!

Yes, you can kill bacteria and germs in your household, and even from the dirtiest areas in your home! We’re talking about the floors, which can be deeply cleaned and disinfected without irritant and poisonous substances! Yes, you can get your floors shiny and squeaky clean with the help of essential oils!

We prepared some tips and tricks on how to make your own natural floor cleaner with essential oils. It works on laminate or hardwood, linoleum, tile or vinyl! It works on marble and granite and even on cement and industrial surfaces. Try a toxin-free floor cleaner that still gets rid of germs, powers through grime and dirt and leaves an amazing shine and great scent!

What to use in a natural floor cleaner with essential oils

  1. Water, to loosen grime and combine all other ingredients.
  2. White vinegar, to degrease and disinfect all surfaces.
  3. Rubbing alcohol, to speed up evaporation and avoid streaks and also to cleanse, cut through grease and help kill bacteria.
  4. Liquid dish soap, to dissolve tough, hardened gunk. Do not replace liquid dish soap with liquid castile soap, since it contains vegetal oils and they can leave traces and greasy marks around certain surfaces.
  5. Essential oils, to perfume, deodorize, remove vinegar and alcohol pungent smells and to boost cleaning and disinfecting. Many essential oils have antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal properties and can enhance the cleaning process. For instance, you can prepare a DIY floor cleaner with essential oils such as:
  • Lemon Essential Oil is a disinfectant, removes bad odors and cuts through grease and grime, leaving a great shine.
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil cleanses and disinfects, killing germs.
  • Peppermint Essential Oil leaves a refreshing, clean scent, killing germs as well and repelling ants and mice.
  • Lemongrass Essential Oil cleanses all surfaces and repels bugs and pests.
  • Orange Essential Oil removes dirt, grime, bad odors and deeply cleanses, providing an uplifting aroma.
  • Purify Essential Oil Blend contains all the top cleansing and disinfecting essential oils for the perfect toxin-free floor cleaner. With Lemon, Mandarin, Rosemary, Juniper, Spearmint, Tea Tree and Thyme, Purify Essential Oil Blend helps disinfect all surfaces, eliminating disease-causing bacteria, viruses and fungi. It’s the perfect already made mixture with potent antiseptic, antimicrobial and antibacterial oils, a perfect option to keep your floors germ-free and disinfected.

DIY floor cleaner with essential oils: prepare this recipe! It’s ideal for every type of floor!

  • 2 cups warm water
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • ¼ cup rubbing alcohol
  • 3 drops liquid dish soap
  • 5-10 drops of the essential oils of your choice from the list above

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