4 All-Natural Vinegar Cleaners That Smell Good + Work Hard

Infuse vinegar with fruits, herbs and more to make safe, scented cleaners for the entire house.

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Cleaning With Vinegar
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Materials + Tools

Here's what you'll need to create all four sprays.

  • 1-2 cups distilled white vinegar
  • 1-2 cups water
  • peeler or paring knife
  • scissors
  • glass jar with lid
  • strainer
  • measuring cups
  • spray bottle

The Degreaser

All-Natural Vinegar Cleaners, Step 5b

Photo by: Andy Vinson

Andy Vinson

Ingredients: Oranges, cinnamon sticks, whole cloves

1: Use a peeler or knife to cut the peel from the oranges. Be sure to scrape off as much of the pulp as possible.

2: Place the orange peels, cinnamon sticks and cloves into a jar.

3: Fill the jar with distilled white vinegar and replace the lid. Shake the jar to fully coat the infusion ingredients. Let the vinegar infuse for about 14 days.

4: When infusion is complete, strain out the solids from the vinegar.

5: Pour approximately 1 cup of the infused vinegar into a spray bottle, then dilute the solution with water.

6: Use the spray to remove gunk in your kitchen, bathroom and more.

The Disinfectant

All-Natural Vinegar Cleaners, Step 19b

Photo by: Andy Vinson

Andy Vinson

Ingredients: Lemons, rosemary sprigs

1: Use a peeler or knife to cut the peel from the lemons. Be sure to scrape off as much of the pulp as possible.

2: Place the lemon peels and rosemary sprigs into a jar.

3: Fill the jar with distilled white vinegar and replace the lid. Shake the jar to fully coat the infusion ingredients. Let the vinegar infuse for about 14 days.

4: When infusion is complete, strain out the solids from the vinegar.

5: Pour approximately 1 cup of the infused vinegar into a spray bottle, then dilute the solution with water.

6: Use the spray to kill household germs.

The Odor Eliminator

All-Natural Vinegar Cleaners, Step 9

Photo by: Andy Vinson

Andy Vinson

Ingredients: Lavender sprigs

1: Use scissors to cut dried lavender sprigs.

2: Place the lavender sprigs into a jar.

3: Fill the jar with distilled white vinegar and replace the lid. Let the vinegar infuse for about 10 days.

4: When infusion is complete, strain out the solids from the vinegar.

5: Pour approximately 1 cup of the infused vinegar into a spray bottle, then dilute the solution with water.

6: Use the spray to kill odors in every room, especially where pets hang out.

The Floor Polisher

All-Natural Vinegar Cleaners, Step 14b

Photo by: Andy Vinson

Andy Vinson

Ingredients: Pine sprigs

1: Use scissors to cut pine sprigs.

2: Place the pine sprigs into a jar.

3: Fill the jar with distilled white vinegar and replace the lid. Let the vinegar infuse for about 21 days.

4: When infusion is complete, strain out the solids from the vinegar.

5: Pour approximately 1 cup of the infused vinegar into a spray bottle, then dilute the solution with water.

6: Use the spray to polish new and old wood floors.

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