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DIY Disinfectant Wipes Multi-Surface Cleaning

Some of the items we purchase the most frequently are the easiest to make. 
However, when you make your own, your cost will decrease. 
DIY Disinfectant wipes are great for wiping down multiple surfaces (non-porous).
The DIY Disinfectant wipes I am about to share with you can be used in bathrooms, and on sealed granite countertops too!
I always strive to create DIY's that are easy and useful. 
What is more useful than a multi-surface cleaning wipe?
A simple DIY to make them, of course, is the answer! 
This DIY is super for multiple surfaces and costs pennies on the dollar to mass-produce at home! 
In about five minutes or less from start to finish you will create great smelling, disinfectant wipes. 
What is better about my DIY Disinfectant wipes is that there is no question about mixtures combinations and strengths. 
Where others might boast how to make DIY disinfectant wipes ingredients might lead to less disinfecting strength. 
Don't reinvent the wheel, just try this, and you will have completed your first DIY in minutes! 
Now, are you ready to make your own DIY disinfectant wipes with 2 ingredients? 
Prep Time3 mins
Active Time2 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: DIY with Dana
Author: dana vento
Cost: 3


  • Knife to cut paper towels
  • Measuring Cup
  • Scissors (optional step)


  • 1 Roll of Paper Towels
  • Knife to cut Paper Towels to fit the jar.
  • Air Tight Container with a wide neck.
  • Smaller airtight containers for Paper Towel Squares* optional*
  • If using smaller squares then you need scissors as well.
  • 2 C Boiled and Cooled Water
  • 1/2 C Pine-Sol Multi-Surface Cleaner


  • Disinfect store-bought airtight jars.
  • Allow them to air dry.
  • Cut paper towels to fit the length of jar.
  • If paper towel roll is too fat for the mouth of the jar, tear sheets off (and reserve) until it is thin enough.
  • Once the towels fit inside the jar, make the mixture.
  • Add the mixture across the dry paper towels.
  • Place lid on the towels and disinfectant mixtures.
  • Shake to ensure all are covered.
  • Take the lid off and remove the cardboard tube.
  • Pull out your first wipe and use it!
  • Additional OPTIONAL Directions.
  • If you tore paper towels off now you will take each paper towel and fold it into a square.
  • Stack each square into the jar.
  • Now add mixtures to the jar.
  • Close the jar.
  • Shake.
  • Open the jar.
  • Check on one of the towels for saturation of the cleaning mixture.
  • Replace lid.
  • Place jar in bathrooms, under storage, and anywhere you will need disinfectant wipes.


Always use the best brand of paper towels you can afford. 
Cheaper paper towels may (have, I have used this over and over)  disintegrate over time in the cleaning solution.