Every wonder how to make your own Clorox wipes? With the kids back in school, allergies, the winter season, sports…I’ve decided it’s time to stock up on some household essentials such as Hand Sanitizer and Disinfectant Wipes. The problem is, they can get expensive fast which is why I am making my own. 

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You can learn how to make your own Clorox wipes! It’s easy!

How to Make Your Own Clorox Disinfectant Wipes

If you want to do the same, here is How to Make Your Own Clorox Disinfectant Wipes.

The beauty is, you can make these a few certain ways. You can make disposable wipes by using paper towels or you can use cloths to make reusable wipes. The choice is yours!

Related: Check out this 2 ingredient homemade hand sanitizer!

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Kill germs and keep your house clean with your homemade Clorox wipes.

Supplies Needed To Make Your Own Clorox Wipes

What you need:

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Courtesy of Amazon– If you have kids and pets, then you probably go through quite a few Clorox wipes. Make your own and save some money!

How To Make Your Own Clorox Wipes

Step 1

Start by diluting your bleach (if using) by adding 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) of bleach to 1 gallon of water. Stir well. 

Step 2

Pour half of that bleach solution into a bowl and add your rubbing alcohol, dish soap, and essential oil. Mix well. (You can keep the other half of the bleach solution in a container for later)

Step 3

Place the paper towels or cloths into your container and pour the mixture into it covering them entirely. 

Step 4

When ready to use, remove a wipe and use. You can continually make this solution as needed.

Step 5

You can also put this solution in a spray bottle and spray on surfaces then wipe. 

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Use your homemade Clorox wipes to clean up everyday messes!
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How to Make Your Own Clorox Disinfectant Wipes

How to Make Your Own Clorox Disinfectant Wipes

How to make your own homemade Clorox Disinfectant Wipes

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty easy

Materials

  • Paper Towels or Cloths (think microfiber cloths, old t-shirts, etc.)
  • 1 Gallon Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Dawn Dish Soap (make sure it’s Dawn)
  • 3/4 Cup 99% Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol
  • 1/4 Cup Bleach (optional)
  • 5-10 Drops Lemon Essential Oil
  • Large Bowl
  • Container to store it in (reuse an old Clorox container, baby wipe container or jar)

Instructions

  1. Start by diluting your bleach (if using) by adding 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) of bleach to 1 gallon of water. Stir well.
  2. Pour half of that bleach solution into a bowl and add your rubbing alcohol, dish soap, and essential oil. Mix well.
  3. Place the paper towels or cloths into your container and pour the mixture into it covering them entirely. 
  4. When ready to use, remove a wipe and use. You can continually make this solution as needed.
  5. You can also put this solution in a spray bottle and spray on surfaces then wipe.

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Now you know how to make your own clorox wipes. Are you going to start using the homemade ones or keep buying them? If you tried them, let us know what you think!



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4 Comments

  1. Yeah, mixing bleach and alcohol produces chloroform which can cause you to pass out! That being said, I don’t know if diluting bleach in water first then mixing it would make a difference. I don’t think I want to be the one to try it out…Maybe someone else knows.