Most mainstream household cleaners are a toxic nightmare. They are loaded with probable carcinogens, skin and tissue irritants, allergens, and more. The ammonium hydroxide, hexoxyethanol, sulfonic acids. and fragrance in Windex alone, for example, are 3 stellar reasons to make your own glass and surface cleaner.
Luckily, you don't need much - water and white vinegar are truly all you need - but this recipe takes DIY up a notch:
- 8 oz water
- 4 oz distilled white vinegar
- 15 drops tea tree oil (melaleuca)
- 15 drops lemon essential oil
- Glass spray bottle
Fill spray bottle and shake to mix thoroughly. Shake before each use.