DIY Shower Cleaner Spray Makes Future Scrubbings Easy

DIY Shower Cleaner Spray Makes Future Scrubbings Easy
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Cleaning the shower is one of those tasks that you know you should be doing more often than you are. The Prairie Homestead has come up with a DIY shower cleaner that slows down grime build-up, thus letting you take your time between cleanings.

Here’s what you need:


  • 1.5 cups water
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol
  • 1 teaspoon detergent
  • 15 drops lemon essential oil
  • 15 drops melaleuca (tea tree) essential oil


  • Mix all the ingredients together in a quart-sized spray bottle.
  • Shake well, and spray onto shower surfaces every day after use.

As the author notes, this is a maintenance spray and not a cleaner. What that means is that it doesn’t do the job of removing gunk and grime, but it makes the build-up slower than usual. You will still need to clean every part of your shower periodically, whenever you see it needs a cleaning. It’s also recommended that you give your shower a thorough scrubbing before you start using the cleaner spray, as it works best if you begin with a clean bathroom.

DIY Daily Shower Cleaner [The Prairie Homestead]