For centuries our ancients used to use white vinegar for cleaning the home. They were passing their knowledge and application of vinegar through their families, so today’s generations continue the tradition of white vinegar use in home cleaning that their ancients passed to them. Today modern housewives use to clean with white vinegar in order to find some inexpensive and practical alternative for chemicals that they usually use for cleaning the home. Below, we are going to present you nine cleaning uses of white vinegar, that you should all try at home. Just, be careful because as you know, vinegar is also an acid and can damage some materials.
White vinegar is perfect replacement for window cleaning agents. Just mix equal parts of distilled white vinegar and water and apply the mixture to windows with a sponge. Then, wipe clean the windows using a squeegee. Your windows will stay cleaner than ever.
2. Cleaner dishes and glasses
If you want having sparkling results when cleaning your vessels, just add 1 ½ to 2 cups of white distilled vinegar to the bottom of the dishwasher. Then wash the dishes and glasses on regular cycle using the usual amount of detergent. The results will be thrilling.
3. Shower doors
After having a shower, it has happed to all of us to have soap scum build-up in shower door. In order to prevent such a thing, you should wipe shower doors with a sponge soaked in white distilled vinegar. You don’t need to rinse it off
4. Wine stains
A other practical and very useful use of white vinegar is to remove wine stains from cotton, polyester and permanent press fabrics. When using vinegar for such a cleaning, it is important to know that you should do it within 24 hours in order to have results. Sponge white distilled vinegar directly onto the stain and wait until it disappears. Then launder as usual.
5. Clean a scorched iron bottom
If you want to clean a scorched bottom of your iron, heat equal parts of white distilled vinegar and salt, and rub the mixture onto the bottom of a cooled iron. The scorch marks will be removed immediately.
6. Fruit stained hands cleaning
If your hands get berry colored while preparing some fruit salad or shake, you can clean them using white vinegar.
7. Microwave cleaning
After using the microwave there are so may food stains that stay in it. In order to clean them all, just boil ¼ cup of white distilled vinegar and 1 cup of water in the microwave until steam forms on the window. Then wipe away the food residue.
8. Clothes rinse
If you have problem with dingy soap and detergent residue at black clothes, then add 1 cup of white distilled vinegar to the final rinse. That way soap and detergent residue will disappear forever.
9. Deodorant and antiperspirant stains
Deodorant and antiperspirant stains can be an awful problem even on light-colored clothing. So in order to get rid of such a problem, rub the underarm areas of white clothing with white distilled vinegar and then launder as usual. If the stains remains after washing, then repeat the procedure again.