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Oils & Vinegars

10 drops Essential oils
3/4 cup Vinegar

Beer, Wine & Liquor

3/4 cup Alcohol

Liquids

1 cup Water

Other

2-3 drops dish soap (Castile, Dawn, etc.)
Fine-mist spray bottle - 24oz
  • Rebecca Eccles

    Homemade Floor Cleaner Recipe Type: Homemade Cleaners Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup vinegar 1 cup alcohol 2-3 drops dish soap (Castile, Dawn, etc.) 5 drops lavender essential oil 5 drops orange essential oil 3 drops peppermint essential oil Fine-mist spray bottle – 24oz

  • Teresa Greening

    1 c water, 1 c vinegar, 1c alcohol, 2 3 drops dishwashing soap ~~ for shiny wood floors PLUS stainless steel appliances!

  • Shaza A

    1 c water, 1 c vinegar, 1c alcohol, 2-3 drops dishwashing soap, lavender essential oil to add a nice aroma... Homemade laminate floor cleaner

  • whiterose1964 .

    All-Natural Homemade Floor Cleaner - Nature's Nurture This cleaner worked so well on my laminate floors, I also started using it on the tile floor in my kitchen, and the windows and mirrors… Then I tackled all the stainless steel appliances. Seriously, this stuff is awesome! It’s like All-Purpose Cleaner 2.0! 1 cup water 1 cup vinegar 1 cup alcohol 2-3 drops dish soap 5 drops orange essential oil microfiber cloth

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Just made this laminate/tile floor cleaner, the only essential oil I had was a winter green scent. The alcohol/vinegar smell was a little strong but the floors look great. Made cleaning super easy.

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Make your own orange scented vinegar for cleaning: Fill a mason jar with 5-6 orange peels each (can use any citrus!) Add white vinegar to the top, seal jar and let it sit for ~2weeks. Strain vinegar into spray bottle, add water (ideal ratio: 1 part vinegar to 1 part water) Smells good, best ever clean for glass, kitchen & bath!

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  • Maggie Fossand

    I tried this today and my maple floor looks clean and shiny! It was a little greasy but I stuck with it and after it dried, the floor had no residue that I could feel. No streaks either.

  • Rebecca Pribble

    Crazy but I tried it and it works! Amazing!

  • Holly Allen

    I will give it another try.

  • Cristina Brito

    I am trying it right now, and although I thought it would be too oily, I LOVE IT!

  • Leanne Terry

    Are your floors unfinished or finished? My wood floors are finished real wood and they have a foggy residue from using Bona wood floor clesaner. I would like to try this too. I am worried about it being oily.

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Did you know you can make household cleaners from ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen? Take a look at this simple recipe for Homemade Wood Floor Cleaner.

homemade floor cleaner: 1 c. water, 1 c. vinegar, 1 c. rubbing alcohol, 1 tbs. dish soap or castile soap(it will fizz*) and a few drops of pine essential oil. I put in empty Swiffer Wet Jet bottle( yes you can reuse!) & it works magic! Hardly any scrubbing! Make sure you add the alcohol to avoid streaks!