Homemade Disinfecting Wipes

Homemade Disinfecting Wipes

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Author: Katie Berry
Suitable for use on kitchen and bathroom surfaces. These homemade disinfecting wipes are safe for cleaning granite, marble, and natural stone surfaces, too.
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Equipment

  • 36 individual paper towels or cloth squares
  • Container to hold the wipes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup 70% rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol
  • 1/2 tsp. liquid dish detergent adds cleaning power
  • 8 drops tea tree oil disinfectant and prevents mold

Instructions

To Make Wipes

  • Place towels or cloths into the container.
  • Combine ingredients and pour over the cloths. Shake gently to saturate.
  • Store in a cool, dark place. Do not use near open flames.

Disinfecting Instructions

  • Preclean the surface with one wipe.
  • Use a fresh wipe and saturate the surface until it's completely wet. Let it air dry.

Notes

You can substitute lavender or lemon essential oil if you prefer.