1.Counter tops – clean with a rag and vinegar.
2.Microwave - mixing equal parts vinegar and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Bring it to a boil inside the microwave. Wipe clean.
3.Refrigerator – clean with a half-and-half solution of water and vinegar.
4.Dishwasher - pour a cup of vinegar inside an empty machine and run through cycle.
5.Plastic food containers - wipe them with a cloth dampened with vinegar to remove stains and smells.
6.Lunch Box – place inside a slice of bread that has been soaked in vinegar and leave overnight to remove odors.
7.Glass – remove film from the inside by letting vinegar sit in them for a few hours. Add a little rice or sand and shake vigorously to loosen stubborn stains. Repeat if necessary.
8.Mini Blinds - Dip gloved fingers into a solution of equal parts vinegar and warm tap water. Run your fingers across both sides of each blind.
9.Tarnished Metal - make a paste with equal amounts of vinegar and table salt.
10.Grease – use a sponge soaked in vinegar.
11.Grill – spray a solution of half water and half vinegar on the cooking surface.
12.Sponges – placing in just enough water to cover them. Then add 1/4 cup vinegar. Let soak overnight.
13.Germs – spray with full-strength vinegar. Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
14.Mildew and soap scum – wipe with undiluted vinegar then rinse.
15.Toilets – pour in a cup or more of vinegar and let it sit several hours or overnight. Scrub well with the toilet brush and flush.
16.Stale odors - wiping down with undiluted vinegar on a rag.
17.Scissors – clean off sticky residue with a cloth dipped in vinegar.
18.Odors – place a bowl of vinegar in the room overnight.
19.Hands – Wipe your hands with vinegar to remove strong scents like onion and garlic, as well as stains from fruit juices.
20.Cutting boards – wipe wooden boards with vinegar.
21.Dusting – use spray bottle filled with half vinegar, half water and lightly spray a rag to dust all surfaces.
22. Mildew – spray shower walls and shower curtain with half vinegar and half water to help prevent mildew.
A few precautions when working with vinegar:
· Do not add vinegar directly to materials containing ammonia as this could produce harmful vapors.
· Never use white distilled vinegar on marble. The acid can damage the surface.
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