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Homemade Disinfectant Spray with Vinegar

This homemade disinfectant spray fights off germs and it's super easy to make by using ingredients from around the house. Made within minutes, this cleaning solution is definitely a winner.

Course DIY
Cuisine DIY
Keyword alcohol, Homemade disinfectant spray, vinegar, watermelon popsicle recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Savannah McGhee


  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup 92.4% ethanol alcohol , try to get the highest proof alcohol you can find (such as Everclear 190 proof)
  • 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar
  • 5 droplets essential oils , tea tree or eucalyptus oil


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a reusable spray bottle. Gently shake the bottle.

  2. Spray on surfaces and let the spray sit for 10 minutes. Wipe clean.

    **This solution contains vinegar and is not safe for stone surfaces such as granite or marble. Be sure to spot check in a small inconspicuous area for other surfaces that you are not sure of.

Recipe Notes


Please not that we are not medical professionals, doctors, pharmacists, chemical formulators or pharmacists. We are simply sharing our own families' DIY germ-fighting household products. This is not medical advice and not meant to replace washing your hands throughly with soap and water!  Use at your own risk.