• Jonathan Stoddard

25 surprising uses of vinegar



You must have heard of at least two or three things that the vinegar is used for. Well to burst your bubble, do you know vinegar has no less than 25 good uses you can put it into?

It is multipurpose and quite cheap, and did you know our elders ones also made use of its ways back? Vinegar is used as an anti-bacterial as it can kill up to 99 percent of bacteria and 80% germs and molds.

Vinegar is affordable compared to other household products; it is also non-toxic and safe for the environment.

  1. It serves as a herbicide- You can put some amount in a spray bottle and spray it around your house to get rid of the stubborn weeds.

  2. Used for counter cleaning- Use it to wipe out badly stained counters to give them that sparkling look once more.

  3. Rinse your dishwater- Pour a cup through a cycle; do not put the dishes. Just allow it to clean up the soap residue and build up.

  4. Clean out your coffee maker- Mix some vinegar with water and run through a coffee brew cycle. Run again through the water cycle to ensure the vinegar gets rinsed off.

  5. Degrease an oven door- If you bake often, you must have noticed your oven door is often greasy. Spray 100% vinegar solution, allow soaking, then wipe off with a sponge.

  6. Oven vent cleaner- 100 percent vinegar solution should be taken to soak your oven vent cover. Use it to wipe off the grease.

  7. Rinse hair- Mix a cup and water and use it to wash hair to reduce oil production.

  8. Eliminate fruit stains from hand- Rub vinegar on your hands to achieve this.

  9. Cloth stain remover- Rub into clothes to remove stains.

  10. Reduce laundry soap- Add some vinegar amount to reduce the amount of soap required to clean clothes.

  11. Use to deodorize drain- Vinegar ice cubes are useful here as you can grind them up in the waste disposal to neutralize odor emanating from there.

  12. Cracked boiled egg trick- When you add few tablespoons to the water used in cooking, the eggs won’t leak while boiling.

  13. Extend the lifespan of flower- Put one teaspoon in a water vase and have your flower bloom last longer

  14. Get sparkling glassware- Wrap your kitchen glassware paper towels dampened with vinegar and watch the transformation.

  15. Windows cleaner- Mix a pint with water and use it to wash your windows.

  16. Clean refrigerator- Use a 50:50 mixture of water and vinegar to clean your fridge.

  17. Grout cleaner- Allow the vinegar to soak on the grout for 20-30 minutes before brushing off with a brush.

  18. Make buttermilk- Add one tablespoon to one cup of milk; allow it to sit for 5 minutes, and your buttermilk is set.

  19. Laundry brightener- To keep your colors bright, add a container of one cup to the rinse cycle.

  20. Fix bed-wetting accidents- Use a mixture of water and vinegar to clean up urine. Sprinkle baking powder and vacuum when it dries.

  21. Clean wood cutting board- Use it to disinfect and clean your wood cutting boards.

  22. Marinade- Marinate your meat by soaking overnight before cooking.

  23. Eliminate cooking smells- If you don’t want the smell of certain foods lingering in your kitchen after cooking, you can boil a pot of water and vinegar for a while to get rid of the smell.

  24. Shine your stainless steel- By spraying vinegar on it and wiping off.

  25. Clean your lunchbox- By soaking a piece of bread in vinegar and allowing it to sit in the box overnight.

There are numerous things you can use vinegar for in the home. In need of a Cleaning Service? Contact us, we can help!



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