DIY Homemade Shower Cleaner Recipe

Recently I stumbled across a great blog post on Picklee that highlighted 10 Remarkable DIY Cleaning Solutions. Shortly after pinning these great tips to my DIY Lifestyle Tips Board on Pinterest, my friend Cari of Koti Beth Designs commented on how amazing the Super Shower Cleaner recipe is. The recipe calls for equal parts of vinegar and Dawn mixed together in a spray bottle. Cari followed the recipe exactly, other than heating the vinegar, sprayed it on, walked away, and then simply rinsed her shower upon returning. The result? A very clean shower.
Homemade DIY Shower Cleaner
I decided to improvise a little on this recipe and instead filled my empty bottle of Method Bathroom Cleaner 2/3 full with white vinegar, 1/3 full with regular Dawn, and then I added some essential oils for fragrance and their anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral properties. I used equal parts of lavender, peppermint, and eucalyptus essential oils and a smaller amount of tea tree oil. It does smell a little medicinal. However, if you want a less medicinal scent try a combo of just lavender and peppermint or eucalyptus and peppermint. You can still use a dash of tea tree oil though it does tend to have a very powerful odor. I like the tea tree oil though since it is anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-bacterial all three. Adjust the essential oils based on the size of the container you decide to use. Experiment and let me know how your shower comes out!

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What are some of your recipes for your favorite homemade cleaners?

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  1. Thanks for the link!

    My shower stayed cleaner longer after using this spray. Yay!

  2. Anonymous says:

    I use white vinegar, tto, washing soda, borax, baking soda, and water in a spray bottle and it works pretty great. However, I like this a lot, because of it having less ingredients.(: Thanks!

  3. This works perfectly, and better than those expensive name brand products. Couldn’t believe it.