HOW TO CLEAN WITH VINEGAR (TIPS WORTH KNOWING)

How much do we really know about vinegar? I guess not everything. Vinegar is best known for its way around our kitchens, especially in our meals, but did you know that vinegar comes in various varieties and has other purposes?

 

There is industrial vinegar, which is used only for hard-core cleaning, and disinfected vinegar, which is found in the kitchen and can also be used for a household task.

 

RICE VINEGAR, which is made from rice extract and is great for cooking purposes, and let me not forget, APPLE CIDER, which is great for health reasons and perfect for cooking.

 

 

 

From enhancing the taste of our meals to washing our vegetables to cleaning our homes, we have come to realize that vinegar is actually not only for kitchen purposes anymore. You can clean with vinegar and the results are just spectacular. You can choose to use vinegar in your home in many different ways. Here is how to clean with vinegar.

 

The Best Vinegar For Cleaning

The type of vinegar we are featuring in this article is the one that’s best known to us: distilled vinegar. This multi-purpose vinegar can be used to eliminate unbearable odors, sanitize surfaces, and be used on your car and pets. These are just to name a few. Listed below are 30 incredible and very interesting vinegar uses you’ll find very helpful.

 

VINEGAR CLEANING HACKS

 

 

1. HOW TO REMOVE ONION ODOR WITH VINEGAR

No one likes to dice onions. The smell of onions can linger on your hands even after washing them with soap. One way to reduce the smell of onions on your hands is to use vinegar. This is also a useful kitchen hack that’s worth knowing.

Instructions…

Before dicing an onion, rub vinegar on your hands. When you’re done dicing the onions, repeat the process and wash with hand soap to completely eliminate the scent of the onion. Now that you have learned the trick to reducing onion odor on your hands, that won’t be a problem anymore.

 

2. FRUIT-STAINED HANDS

 

If your hands are sticky with fruit stains, Simply rub on a little white vinegar and wash with soap. You can rub vinegar on your hands to prevent them from getting sticky in the first place.

 

3. CLEAN KETTLES

Pour 1/4 cup vinegar into the kettle and let it sit for 1/2 hour, then wash and continue using. If you have enough time, you can soak overnight; this way, you don’t have to do any scrubbing.

 

4. DEODORIZES REFRIGERATORS

When cleaning your refrigerator, you want to ensure it is really clean when you are done. Do this simple trick. Make a mixture of vinegar, water, and dish soap. Use this to clean your refrigerator to make it smell amazing.

 

5. FRESHEN UP SMELLY LUNCH BAGS WITH A SLICE OF BREAD

To remove the smell from a smelly lunch box. Here is what to do. Soak a slice of bread in the vinegar. Place it in the lunch box for the entire night. Remove it the next morning, wash, and pack.

 

6. MAKES YOUR DISHWASHER CLEANER

To clean your dishwasher. Pour vinegar in the washer and run a cycle to eliminate smells and grime. Do this twice a month and keep your dishwasher free from the grime that can make it smell like a dumpster.

 

7. HOW TO UNCLOG DRAINS WITH VINEGAR AND BAKING SODA

To do this, pour 1/2 cup baking soda down the clogged drain, then pour in 1/4 cup vinegar. Allow it to rest for 20 minutes before rinsing with hot water.

 

8. CLEANING STAINLESS STEEL WITH VINEGAR

To enhance the appearance of stainless steel, like your pots, pans, refrigerator, or stove. Simply rub on vinegar using a damp cloth. The vinegar will break down the spilled food particles, grease, and fingerprints, leaving your stainless steel looking amazing.

 

9. CLEANS MICROWAVE OVEN

Combine a mixture of 1 cup water and 1/4 cup vinegar. Pour it into a small microwavable container, place it in the microwave, and bring it to a boil. The stuck-on food and grease will loosen, making it easy to clean.

 

10. REMOVE STUBBORN STAINS ON POTS

To remove stubborn stains from pots, add 4 tablespoons of vinegar to 2 cups of water in the pot. Bring it to a boil for 5 minutes. Wash with Dawn Dish Soap until the stain is gone.

 

11. UNCLOG A STEAM IRON

 

To unclog your steam iron, pour vinegar and water into the chamber. Plugin and turn it on; let it remain on for 5–10 minutes facing upward. Unplug, allow to cool, then pour out the solution and continue using.

 

12. DEODORIZES WASHING MACHINES

To freshen up your washer. Simply pour 1 cup vinegar in the washer and run on a light cycle without clothes, just water and vinegar. The vinegar will break down soap buildup and gunk.

 

 

13. REMOVES CIGARETTE SMOKE ODOR FROM CLOTHES

Fill your bathtub or a bucket with warm water, then add 1 cup of vinegar. Toss in the smoke-ridden clothes. Soak for 10 minutes, then move to the washer and wash as usual.

 

14. HEALTHY YOU

To enhance your overall health. Make a mixture of apple cider vinegar, a touch of sweetener, and water. Drink this once daily. It helps with weight loss, bowel function, and gives you a good attitude for the entire day.

 

 

15. CLEANS YOUR EYE-GLASSES

To clean a foggy eyes glass. Damp a soft lint-free cloth with vinegar and use it to wipe the lens of the glass for a clearer view.

 

16. EXCELLENT FLOOR CLEANER

To make your floor clean and immaculate. Here is what to do. Combine 1 cup vinegar [white] with 2 gallons of warm water in a bucket and wipe with a mop.

 

17. CAR CHOME POLISHER

Using a soft cloth. Pour vinegar on the cloth and use this to wipe your chrome. For best results, you might want to repeat this twice using another clean cloth to avoid dirt streaks.

 

18. VEGETABLE WASH

You can use vinegar to bring your wilted vegetables back to life. Simply soak them in 1 tablespoon of white vinegar and 3 cups of cold water for 5 minutes.

 

19. DEODORIZES DRAINS

 

To remove foul odors from all the drains in your house, simply do this. Pour 1 cup of white vinegar down your drains twice a week. Allow it to rest for 5 minutes, then wash it away with warm water.

 

20. DISINFECT WOODEN CUTTING BOARD

To maintain a clean cutting board, do this trick. After washing the board with soap and water, Wipe the board with undiluted white vinegar.

 

21. REMOVE ODOR FROM JARS

I need to reuse a jar but the odor just won’t go away. This trick will work on any jar, no matter what its content is. After washing the jar, rinse it with warm water and white vinegar to completely remove the odor.

 

22. REMOVE GREASE FROM DISHES

To do this, pour full-strength vinegar on your kitchen sponge and add dish soap. Wash with warm water and rinse. You can also add 2 tablespoons of white vinegar to your dishwasher when running a cycle to remove stubborn grease and food odor.

 

23. REMOVE RUST FROM RUSTY THINGS

You can soak them in undiluted vinegar overnight if they’re small enough to hold in a container. If not, pour on a scrubbing sponge and scrub. The vinegar will work as an acid so you won’t have much scrubbing to do.

 

24. WEEDKILLER

To remove the unwanted weed. Spray full-strength vinegar on the weed. The vinegar will dehydrate the weed, causing it to wither and die.

 

25. CONTROL CATS BEHAVIOR

To stop a cat from walking in a specific area or from scratching or lying on something. Simply mist the area with vinegar. That will solve the cat problem, as they hate the scent of vinegar.

 

26 DRY ITCHY SKIN RELIEVER

If your skin itches, Take a bottle of vinegar with you to the shower. Add a cork full to your rag and rub on the itchy area. Continue with your normal shower.

 

27. REMOVE DANDRUFF

To control your dandruff issue. Simply make a mixture of 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 3 cups of room-temperature water. Add this olive oil and rub it into the scalp for 5 minutes. Wash with your regular shampoo and conditioner.

 

28. CURES SMELLY SHOES

This is a common issue most people have, especially in the summer. Your feet start sweating, and then comes that shameful odor. To remove this cheezy odor, place a sheet of paper towel in the shoes.

Pour 2 tablespoons of vinegar onto the paper towel. Allow them to sit overnight, remove them in the morning, wipe them, and your stinky shoes will be smelling great!

 

29. KILL UNWANTED WEEDS

Vinegar is a strong acidic product that has the ability to break down hard particles. This is why if you pour vinegar on weeds, they will eventually die.

Vinegar is the best choice for your driveway weeds and walkways, as it is not hazardous to your health. It may not kill them instantly but after a few applications, the weeds will eventually perish.

 

30. CLEAN CAR HEADLAMPS

If your car’s headlamp is foggy, it could be from dust, mud, or dead insects. This can be very dangerous when driving a car with shaded lights. Here is how to fix that.

Grab hold of a bottle of vinegar. Pour a little on a lint-free cloth. Use this to wipe the headlamps. Repeat twice for the best results. You should be seeing the road more clearly the next time you hit it.

 

31. SANITIZED GADGETS

Our phones and computers are bacteria carriers. We are not able to see it, but various types of germs linger on these gadgets for days. One way to clean your computer and your phones are to do this simple trick.

Simply dab with a soft cleaning rag or a cotton ball. Use this to clean the keyboard area of your phone and computer. Vinegar is high in acids, which work by breaking down hidden This is one way you can clean your gadgets in a fast and easy way without spending extra on sanitizing cleaners.

 

We hope that you find these vinegar tips interesting and helpful. Thanks for stopping by, see you soon!

 

 

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