While we always keep our homes clean, it sometimes could use a burst of freshness to add a pleasant scent in the air. Febreze is great for spraying on furniture and neutralizing pet odors but those sprays quickly add up and before you know it, you need to stock up again which can get expensive. Wouldn’t it be great to make homemade Febreze and save a little money on cleaning supplies? You can with only two simple ingredients!
We all know baking soda is great at absorbing odors but you also want a nice scent to go along with it and that is where Downy Unstoppables comes in. With this tip from CincyShopper, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make your very own homemade Febreze at a fraction of the cost.
Febreze is great for neutralizing odors but before you know it, you need to stock up again and it can get expensive!
Make homemade Febreze using only three ingredients and it will have your home smelling fresh and clean.
There are some recipes on the web that use fabric softener but it often leaves a sticky residue. This recipe from CincyShopper uses Downy Unstoppables for a fresh clean scent without leaving any residue.
Here are the ingredients you will need to make homemade Febreze:
- 1/4 cup of Downy Unstoppables
- 4 Tbs of baking soda
- 1 cup of very hot water
How do you make homemade Febreze? First, add the baking soda and Downy Unstoppables in a bowl of hot water.
Slowly dissolve the Downy Unstoppables by stirring the mixture occasionally and within 30 minutes, the beads should have dissolved.
Second, once the mixture has dissolved completely, pour the mixture in a 14 oz. spray bottle.
With this concentrated formula, you would just need to add approximately 1 part water to 1 part homemade Febreze.
If you are using a 14 oz. bottle, simply fill the rest of the bottle with water. There you have it! DIY Homemade Febreze!
If you purchase Downy Unstoppables for approximately $4, this bottle of homemade Febreze should end up costing about 60 cents! That’s huge savings and you can make as many batches as you need.
Please share this awesome recipe for making homemade Febreze with your friends and family.