5 Ways to Disinfect Your Home

5 Ways to Disinfect Your Home

Do you need to disinfect your home but are not too happy to take the chemical route? The good news is you don’t need to rely on harsh chemical cleaners to keep your home clean and germ-free. You can use natural antibacterial disinfectants that are readily available and inexpensive. Natural cleaners are safer for you, your family, and the environment. Here are 5 ways to disinfect your home using items that are safe, efficient and easy on the wallet.


One of the most popular cleaning solutions that’s found in almost every kitchen is vinegar. It has been used for generations and if you ask your grandmother about it, you’ll definitely get rave reviews. Even though it has a strong pungent smell, it is an all-natural cleaner that can be used to safely disinfect your home. With antimicrobial properties, vinegar is highly effective in killing mould. This cleaning wonder has a lot of household uses. It can clean glass and stainless steel, cut through grease, remove wax buildup, mildew, odour, stains and can also 43be used to wash produce. While any vinegar helps to rid your home of germs, the plain old white distilled vinegar is the most widely used vinegar for disinfecting homes.

Hydrogen peroxide

It is not only used to clean a wound but also used in cleaning chores. This natural product is excellent for removing stains on carpets and clothing, and when used in combination with vinegar, it makes a great dirt buster for your bathroom and toilet. Hydrogen peroxide is odourless and can be used without diluting it with water. It can also be used to wash your produce and to clean your teeth.

Tea tree oil

It is an all-natural essential oil that is commonly used in the cosmetic and skincare industry. But did you know it’s also great for household cleaning when mixed with water? All you need is a few drops to make a great disinfecting cleaner. It can be used in regular cleaning of countertops and tiles. Tea tree oil is also effective in disinfecting areas where pet accidents have occurred.

Baking soda

It is a natural deodoriser and a great cleanser for household cleaning. It can be used in conjunction with vinegar to unclog a drain. You can combine it with lemon juice to clean brass and copper surfaces. Mix it with water and use the paste to effectively clean caked-on food in ovens and refrigerators. Due to its ability to neutralise odours, it also comes in handy when dealing with carpet odours.

Soap and water

If you are not dealing with an intense germ situation in your home, then you can use soap and water to give your home a good clean. Soap creates a lather that helps to mix oil and water in such a way that attracts and suspends dirt so that it can wash off easily. You can clean your floorings, countertops and other surfaces using a cloth/sponge dipped in warm soapy water.

Use the above great items to safely clean and disinfect your home.

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