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The green cleaning power of vinegar for the home

Vinegar is an eco friendly, cheap and easy liquid that is the all purpose cleaner for the home. Think of anything in your house and cleaning with vinegar will be just what you need EXCEPT stonework especially marble. The acid and lemon in the vinegar can permanently stain fancy stonework. Having said that, check out all of these uses to clean the home with vinegar. You’re going to want to create a mixture of vinegar and water. White vinegar is the most popular. If you want a citrus smell, just add some lemon, lime, orange or a mixture. You typically want 1/2 water, 1/2 vinegar as the cleaning solution. For that nasty grit from hard water in toilet bowl, bath tub, sink, etc. spray the vinegar mixture on it and the acid will start breaking it down immediately. And forget that god awful chlorine smell from bleach when cleaning tile, use vinegar. Vinegar does have a, well, vinegary smell but goes away within 10 minutes. And, it’s better than that poisonous bleach smell that takes a day to go away. Helps clean grease as well so can be used on all appliances especially cook tops, ovens and grills. The vinegar mixture helps removes stains from coffee or tea. It’s also great for cleaning both inside and outside of the refrigerator. Vinegar helps clean and disinfect cutting boards especially those made out of wood. Another good use is to clean the inside of your microwave. Add some vinegar into a bowl of water then microwave for 10-20 seconds then wipe out all of that nasty gook that’s been there way too long. Use a combination of baking soda and vinegar to clean out clogs and that nasty smell in the kitchen sink. Pour 1/4 cup of baking soda into the drain then pour one cup of vinegar and close the drain tightly. For really bad clogs, repeat it twice. Use vinegar to clean out carpet stains. Wet the area with warm water then put together a tablespoon to 2 cups of warm water mixture and rub gently. Rinse with warm water then blot dry. Vinegar is natural and bio degradable so it’s also great to use outdoors when cleaning your car, outdoor windows and patio furniture. Oh, and it’s good for cooking as well. Just some more Shop RTO Home Lifestyle tips.

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