3 DIY home cleaners

These homemade cleaning solutions may also be effective at washing away cold and flu viruses

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White vinegar cleaning solution

Mix it 1:1 with water. “That’s a high ratio, but vinegar is not harmful to you in any way,” explains physician and infection prevention expert Dr. Camille Lemieux.

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Bleach cleaning solution

Use 1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) per litre of water, but be cautious. Wear gloves, ensure proper ventilation and never mix with other products (this could create highly dangerous fumes).

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Hydrogen peroxide cleaning solution

Buy a three percent solution and use it straight from the bottle. But be cautioned: It can corrode some metals.


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