Forest Fresh Floor Cleaner

homemade floor cleaner for all your floors - hardwood, laminate, tile, linoleum, and vinyl. 3 ingredient recipe for spotless, streak-free, sparkly, shiny floors. No vinegar, no rinse, non-toxic. {essential oil cleaner, DIY cleaner, essential oil recipes, hardwood floor cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner)

This one homemade floor cleaner is all you need for all the floors in your house.  It works great as a hardwood floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, vinyl floor cleaner and even linoleum floor cleaner.  It works great on grease spots and food spills in the kitchen.  It works great on dirty bathroom floors, dusty living room floors, and whatever got brought in from outside on the foyer floor.  One cleaner for every floor, what’s not to love about that?!

Plus it’s super easy to whip up a batch.  There are only 3 simple ingredients.  Just pour into a bottle and you’re done.

And it’s really easy to use.  Add 2 Tbsp to hot water and you’re ready to mop.  You’ll have sparkly clean floors in no time, but this floor cleaner doesn’t leave any residue.  You don’t even need to rinse!

Best of all- it really works.  Hardwood is spotless, laminate is streak-free, tile sparkles, and vinyl shines.

And of course, like all of my recipes, this floor cleaner is natural, non-toxic, and made with the goodness of essential oils.

 

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How to make homemade floor cleaner with essential oils

step 1:  to a 24 ounce or larger bottle add 2 cups of distilled water (or you can substitute boiled and cooled tap water)

homemade floor cleaner for all your floors - hardwood, laminate, tile, linoleum, and vinyl. 3 ingredient recipe for spotless, streak-free, sparkly, shiny floors. No vinegar, no rinse, non-toxic. {essential oil cleaner, DIY cleaner, essential oil recipes, hardwood floor cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner)

 

step 2:  add 1 cup unscented liquid Castile soap

homemade floor cleaner for all your floors - hardwood, laminate, tile, linoleum, and vinyl. 3 ingredient recipe for spotless, streak-free, sparkly, shiny floors. No vinegar, no rinse, non-toxic. {essential oil cleaner, DIY cleaner, essential oil recipes, hardwood floor cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner)

 

step 3:  add 50 drops pine essential oil and 30 drops cypress essential oil

note:  this essential oil blend makes a great smelling and hard working floor cleaner, but you can substitute with other essential oils.  Orange, lemon, and grapefruit all work well or try your favorites.

homemade floor cleaner for all your floors - hardwood, laminate, tile, linoleum, and vinyl. 3 ingredient recipe for spotless, streak-free, sparkly, shiny floors. No vinegar, no rinse, non-toxic. {essential oil cleaner, DIY cleaner, essential oil recipes, hardwood floor cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner)

 

step 4 (optional): add a free-printable label to your bottle

  • Wipe your bottle down with a little rubbing alcohol to make sure it’s completely clean and the label will stick to it well
  • Print out the recipe and label here
  • You can print the label on either full sheet label paper or plain printer paper
  • If you print on regular print paper, then cut it out and lay the label face down on packing tape.  Use the packing tape to adhere the paper label to the bottle.

homemade floor cleaner for all your floors - hardwood, laminate, tile, linoleum, and vinyl. 3 ingredient recipe for spotless, streak-free, sparkly, shiny floors. No vinegar, no rinse, non-toxic. {essential oil cleaner, DIY cleaner, essential oil recipes, hardwood floor cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner)

 

Here’s the homemade floor cleaner recipe one more time

  1. to a 24 ounce or larger bottle add 2 cups of distilled water
  2. add 1 cup unscented liquid Castile soap
  3. add 50 drops pine essential oil and 30 drops cypress essential oil
  4. add a free-printable label to your bottle

This recipe yields 3 cups of floor cleaner, enough to clean your floors 24 times.  One batch usually lasts me several months.

If you don’t need that much, you can easily cut this recipe in half.  For a half batch: mix  1 cup water, 1/2 cup unscented Castile soap, 25 drops pine essential oil, and 15 drops cypress essential oil.

 

homemade floor cleaner for all your floors - hardwood, laminate, tile, linoleum, and vinyl. 3 ingredient recipe for spotless, streak-free, sparkly, shiny floors. No vinegar, no rinse, non-toxic. {essential oil cleaner, DIY cleaner, essential oil recipes, hardwood floor cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner)

How to use your homemade floor cleaner

  1. add 1 gallon of hot water to mop bucket (tip: be sure to add the water first so that soap doesn’t bubble up too much)
  2. add 2 Tbsp floor cleaner to the water
  3. mix well
  4. mop floor or wash floor by hand- this one floor cleaner works well for all types of floors (hardwood, laminate, tile, and vinyl).  It doesn’t leave any residue, so there’s no need to rinse.  Yay!

 

homemade floor cleaner for all your floors - hardwood, laminate, tile, linoleum, and vinyl. 3 ingredient recipe for spotless, streak-free, sparkly, shiny floors. No vinegar, no rinse, non-toxic. {essential oil cleaner, DIY cleaner, essential oil recipes, hardwood floor cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner)

Where to get supplies?

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unscented liquid Castile soap- here’s what I use.  You can get this from Amazon or many local stores are starting to carry it as well.  Just be sure to get the unscented kind.

24 oz of larger bottle – I  got my glass bottle at Target’s dollar spot, but you can use any glass, plastic #1 PET, or plastic #2 HDPE bottle or container for your floor cleaner.

free printable label – click here

homemade floor cleaner for all your floors - hardwood, laminate, tile, linoleum, and vinyl. 3 ingredient recipe for spotless, streak-free, sparkly, shiny floors. No vinegar, no rinse, non-toxic. {essential oil cleaner, DIY cleaner, essential oil recipes, hardwood floor cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner)

 

here are a few other essential oil posts that I think you’ll like:

DIY mold & mildew spray

homemade shower cleaner

homemade Lysol disinfecting spray

how to make natural dishwasher tabs with essential oils

“Before you go” Poo-pourri toilet spray

stinky show spray

essential oil diffuser blends

essential oil recipes for wellness

essential oil recipes for beauty

essential oil recipes for cleaning

essential oil tips & info

 

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homemade floor cleaner for all your floors - hardwood, laminate, tile, linoleum, and vinyl. 3 ingredient recipe for spotless, streak-free, sparkly, shiny floors. No vinegar, no rinse, non-toxic. {essential oil cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, DIY cleaner, essential oil recipes, hardwood floor cleaner, essential oil floor cleaner, tile floor cleaner, laminate floor cleaner, doTERRA, Young Living)