Homemade Non-Toxic Wood Floor Disinfectant Cleaner

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Things You'll Need

  • White distilled vinegar

  • Water

  • Pure peppermint oil

  • Spray bottle

Clean and disinfect wood floors using a homemade non-toxic cleaner.

Wood floors are the perfect meeting ground for dirt and germs that are tracked in from outside. To properly clean and kill the germs on the wood, a disinfectant may be used. Homemade non-toxic cleaners offer a less harmful substitution to many commercial home products and are often less expensive. Use a few common household items to create a non-toxic wood floor disinfectant cleaner.


Step 1

Pour equal amounts of white distilled vinegar and water into a spray bottle.

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Step 2

Add 15 drops of pure peppermint oil to the white distilled vinegar and water mix.

Step 3

Shake the bottle to mix the vinegar, water and peppermint.

Step 4

Store the bottle in a dry, cool, dark place such as a cupboard until you are ready to use it.


Test a small area of the wood floor with the homemade disinfectant cleaner to ensure no damage is done to the material.

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