The Best Homemade Bathroom cleaner..

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by Mike50, Feb 10, 2006.

  1. Mike50

    Mike50 DIY Senior Member

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    Some of you know this...many dont.

    Mix in Spray bottle:

    30% plain Vinegar
    30% isopropyl rubbing alcohol
    40% Water

    vary to your particular needs

    I've always had my vinegar & water to clean windows etc.
    adding the alcohol changes it entirely.
    I've used this new formula for a month now.
    Works great on all surfaces-from glass-chrome-china-tile.

    This one is a winner folks.

    Now all I use is that and the Teflon clorox product as a finishing surfactant.
     
  2. Snowman

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    Thanks, Mike

    Thanks Mike for the formula.... I sure agree with the above quote. :)
     
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  4. Mike50

    Mike50 DIY Senior Member

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    you bet. let me know how it works...
     
  5. Mike50

    Mike50 DIY Senior Member

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    This formula works 4 or 5 times better than any off the shelf supermarket cleaner.

    Why it works is simple:
    Vinegar is a natural grease cutter and alcohol of course is a solvent.

    I will say now I know why the commercial versions use fragrance.
    It smells a like someone eating an italian salad in a doctors office. heh

    If you want to eliminate the alcohol scent you could substitute the rubbing alcohol with vodka.

    The smell goes away after a minute or so. Personally it doesn't bother me.
    Who cares...it costs probably 25 cents to make a quart.
     
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2006
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    :eek: Does it smell good enough to drink ??? :eek:
     
  7. Mike50

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    Oh yea. Add an olive and vermouth and you have a martini/antipasto salad.
    :D
     
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2006
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