You use it on salads, sauces and maybe on cleaning the windows. But did you know you can use vinegar almost anywhere in the household?
1. Clean the coffee machine
Mix two cups of water with a cup of undiluted vinegar and put the solution in the coffee machine. Start it and repeat the process two or three times before you make the first fresh coffee.
2. Disinfect the kitchen sponges
Leave dishwashing sponge overnight in a bowl where you put vinegar. Then let it dry before using.
3. Clean wax crayons trails
If your children have painted your walls with wax crayons, their trails can be dissolved by using vinegar. Dip a toothbrush in undiluted vinegar and rub the soiled area.
4. Clean chalk traces
If flower vase remained patchy, vinegar will save you again. Dribble undiluted vinegar over chalk traces, then cover the vase with a cloth and leave it overnight. The next day rinse thoroughly with warm water.
You can also clean chalk traces from the taps by wrapping few paper towels soaked in vinegar around them. You can do the same with the shower or handles. Let the vinegar to act 10 minutes then rinse.
5. Remove chewing gum
Kids have stuck gum on clothes, carpet, beds, sheets etc. Heat one cup of undiluted vinegar, then with a toothbrush dipped in that hot liquid rub on the gum area.
6. Remove perspiration stains from clothing
If you have a shirt that was stained on armpits, sink stained areas in undiluted vinegar. Leave on for 15 minutes then rub gently with a toothbrush. Rinse the shirt in warm water.
7. Remove grease stains from smartphones
Mix half a cup of vinegar with half a cup of water. Spray the solution obtained on a microfiber cloth to clean your phone screen.
8. Protect your house from ants
Soak a cloth or sponge in vinegar and rub the entrance areas in the home: windows and doorways.
9. Clean the lenses
Put a drop on the lens and wipe with a soft cloth.
10. Remove the wallpaper
If you have wallpaper and want to take it off, combine one part vinegar with one part water in a tray. Dip a paint roller and cover the surface of the wallpaper you want to take it off, then peel it.
11. Clean the wax
If candle wax can no longer be removed, soak a paper towel in vinegar and wrap it on the wax. Then rub until wax falls.
12. Remove odors
To remove odors from the refrigerator, soak a towel in vinegar and wipe the refrigerator.
13. Remove weeds
If you want to get rid of weeds, spray the vinegar over them. Take care not to touch the flowers you want to remain in your garden.
14. Prevent mold
Mix one part vinegar with one part water and spray over the sink every time after bathing.
15. Disinfect the chopper
Soak a cloth in undiluted vinegar and clean the chopper after each use. In this way you prevent the development of germs and contamination of food.