With all this craziness going on and people hoarding cleaning products from stores, now is a perfect time to start making your own cleaning and disinfecting cleaning products.
The CDC is recommending that people frequently clean all household surfaces that are touched on a consistent basis. This includes things like tables, doorknobs, countertops, light switches, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, sinks, and just about every other inch of your home.
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For all the soft surfaces in your home, wash what you can in the laundry. You can also spray surfaces with a disinfectant spray.
Of course, you should also be washing your hands as often as you possibly can. This also includes after wiping kid’s booger noses, before eating or preparing food, and after you cough or sneeze.
Below I have included a list of homemade household cleaners to help you and your family stay safe and healthy during this trying time in history.
With a shortage of cleaning wipes available in stores, there is no better time to start making your own.
There are two things that I would like to note as a change in this recipe that I have used myself. Use distilled water in order to prevent any kind of funky smell. I also use a large glass jar as you really should not use essential oils and plastic.
Hand sanitizing wipes are a great addition to a house, especially with little ones. Not every kid is great at washing their hands or even using hand sanitizer.
Homemade hand sanitizing wipes are great to have on hand to wipe away any germs that your little ones might encounter. Also great for taking to the store to wipe down carts or door handles before you touch them.
This fruit and veggie soak is great for when you buy large batches of things like apples or grapes. Simply fill up the sink and let them soak for about 30 minutes (unless they are berries, only soak them for a few minutes).