Vinegar is a mild acid and it a great multi-purpose cleaner for your home! Some use Vinegar as an ingredient in a homemade cleaner mixture, to unclog drains, deodorizing and a lot more! With so many different uses around the home, it deserves a special place in your pantry. Whether vinegar brings a smile or a scrunch to your face, you can’t deny the tons of household uses it has.
Tip: You want the mixture in plain, white, 5% vinegar and make sure that you don’t use it on any stones surfaces like marble or quartz as it may ruin the finish.
Here are some ideas you can use Vinegar for:
This is one of the most used cleaning hacks for cleaning windows. Mix equal parts water and white vinegar to a spray bottle and give it a good shake. Make sure you clean when there is no direct sun on the windows. Rinse and dry immediately to avoid damages. For extremely grimy glass, you can wash with soapy water, then use the vinegar spray. If you have very resistant spots, try to dip your cloth in undiluted vinegar. You want to make sure you are using a high-quality microfiber to avoid any streaks behind.
Make Your Cutlery Sparkle
Say goodbye to your dirty knives and forks! You only need three things to remove rust spots from your cutlery. First, submerge your cutlery in a mixture of equal parts of water and vinegar. This may be done in a shallow dish or a container. Let it sit for a few minutes to make sure the mixture does its magic! Lastly, use a microfiber cloth to wipe out those weird spots.
Refresh your fabrics and upholstery
Vinegar is a natural and effective deodorizer and a mild disinfectant. It neutralizes the odor and the smell of vinegar should disappear in minutes. Add plain white vinegar with an equal amount of water to a spray bottle and use this to mist your fabrics. Allow the surface to air dry. Repeat spraying with the vinegar until the odor is removed. If you have stains that are emitting an odor, simply dampen a sponge with white vinegar and blot it over the affected area.