How to Make a Natural Surface Sanitiser

Published on Sep 18, 2023

How to Make a Natural Surface Sanitiser

Today, we're tackling a topic that's on everyone's minds - cleanliness and hygiene.

In our fast-paced lives, finding a quick and effective way to keep our homes germ-free is a must. 

However, who wants to resort to harsh chemicals that can be harmful to our families and the environment?

Not us! Please keep reading to learn how to create your very own surface sanitiser.



DIY Natural Surface Sanitiser Recipe

natural sanitiser recipe


  • 1 cup distilled water: You want to start with pure H2O.
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar: Known for its natural cleaning properties.
  • 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol (at least 70% isopropyl): Provides extra germ-fighting power.
  • 15-20 drops of essential oil: Choose your favourite scent; options like lavender, tea tree or eucalyptus are great.
  • Spray bottle: To store and dispense your sanitiser.


  1. Pour the distilled water into your spray bottle.
  2. Add the white vinegar and rubbing alcohol. These ingredients are your cleaning powerhouses.
  3. Drop in your favourite essential oil. Not only does this make your sanitiser smell great, but some essential oils also have natural antibacterial properties.
  4. Close the bottle and give it a good shake to mix everything together.
  5. Label your bottle, so you know what's inside.

How to Use:

  • Spray the sanitiser on surfaces like countertops, doorknobs, light switches and any other high-touch areas.
  • Wipe down the surface with a clean cloth or paper towel.
  • Let it air dry. No rinsing needed!



Why this DIY sanitiser works?

Why This DIY Sanitiser Works

  • White vinegar: Known for its ability to kill bacteria, viruses and germs.
  • Rubbing alcohol: Adds an extra layer of disinfection.
  • Essential oils: Not only do they provide a pleasant scent, but many also have natural antimicrobial properties.


Final Thoughts

There you have it, a simple and effective way to keep your home clean and safe without resorting to harsh chemicals. This DIY natural surface sanitiser is a game-changer for busy households, offering you peace of mind and protecting your family and the environment.

So, why wait? Give it a try today, and you'll wonder why you didn't make the switch to natural cleaning solutions sooner. Your home will thank you, and so will your precious time and wallet!


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