How To Make Your Own Granite Spray Cleaner
We finished the kitchen remodel on the farmhouse using slate stone on the countertops. It turned out beautifully… and I made myself a promise to keep it looking that way. After looking online for a good granite cleaner that didn’t cost almost as much as the stone, I came across this DIY Granite Spray Cleaner recipe. I’ve been using it almost a year ago and it does a fantastic job.
This granite spray cleaner recipe has worked great for me… it’s easy to make, super inexpensive, and I promise your granite will sparkle and shine like the day it was installed.
You only need 4 ingredients…alcohol, water, lemon or lime essential oil, and dish soap. I use Dawn, but you could use any brand that you have in the house.
The essential oils aren’t necessary, the alcohol is good for killing germs… but, the essential oils are not only antibacterial, they take away the smell of the alcohol and the DIY granite spray cleaner leaves the kitchen smelling fantastic, too.
Using essential oils in this granite spray cleaner…
I prefer and only use Young Living Essential Oils because of the quality of oil I know I’m getting. But, in this instance, you could use a cheaper brand…just be sure that it’s pure essential oil and not a blend of some sort. If you’re new to using essential oils and want to buy a single bottle of lemon or lime or any other oil… send me a text or email and you can get a bottle from me.
DIY Granite Spray Cleaner
2 cups water
1/4 cup rubbing alcohol
5-6 drops dish soap
10-15 drops Lemon or Lime essential oil
Now just put your lid back on the spray bottle and give a little shake. Spray the DIY granite cleaner directly on the counter top and use a microfiber cloth to wipe the excess off the counter. It leaves such a great shine!
NOTE: Be sure to shake the spray bottle each time you use it… the essential oils and water don’t stay mixed, so you need to shake/remix them every time.
You can change up the different essential oils that you use to change the scent! Orange or Lavender would both smell wonderful.
If you have water stains around your faucets… here’s a great way to clean the stains off, without damaging your stone or finish on your sink.
Oh, and if you don’t use microfiber cloths… goodness you need to try them. I’ve been amazed at how differently they absorb opposed to my cotton cloths. You can get them here.
I love making my own household cleaners. Not only are they less expensive, but I know what goes into them. Do you make your own household cleaners? I would love to hear what works for you.
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