Tips For GREEN Cleaning With VINEGAR: Victoria Carpet Care


1.Counter tops – clean with a rag and vinegar.

2.Microwave -  mixing equal parts vinegar and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Bring it to a boil inside the microwave. Wipe clean.

3.Refrigerator – clean with a half-and-half solution of water and vinegar.

4.Dishwasher -  pour a cup of vinegar inside an empty machine and run through cycle.

5.Plastic food containers -  wipe them with a cloth dampened with vinegar to remove stains and smells.

6.Lunch Box – place inside a slice of bread that has been soaked in vinegar and leave overnight to remove odors.

7.Glass – remove film from the inside by letting vinegar sit in them for a few hours. Add a little rice or sand and shake vigorously to loosen stubborn stains. Repeat if necessary.

8.Mini Blinds -  Dip gloved fingers into a solution of equal parts vinegar and warm tap water.  Run your fingers across both sides of each blind.

9.Tarnished Metal -  make a paste with equal amounts of vinegar and table salt.

10.Grease – use a sponge soaked in  vinegar.

11.Grill – spray a solution of half water and half vinegar on the cooking surface.

12.Sponges – placing in just enough water to cover them. Then add 1/4 cup vinegar. Let soak overnight.

13.Germs – spray with full-strength vinegar. Wipe clean with a damp cloth.

14.Mildew and soap scum – wipe with undiluted vinegar then rinse.

15.Toilets – pour in a cup or more of vinegar and let it sit several hours or overnight. Scrub well with the toilet brush and flush.

16.Stale odors -  wiping down with undiluted vinegar on a rag.

17.Scissors – clean off sticky residue with a cloth dipped in vinegar.

18.Odors – place a bowl of vinegar in the room overnight.

19.Hands – Wipe your hands with vinegar to remove strong scents like onion and garlic, as well as stains from fruit juices.

20.Cutting boards – wipe wooden boards with vinegar.

21.Dusting – use spray bottle filled with half vinegar, half water and lightly spray a rag to dust all surfaces.

22. Mildew – spray shower walls and shower curtain with half vinegar and half water to help prevent mildew.

A few precautions when working with vinegar:

·         Do not add vinegar directly to materials containing ammonia as this could produce harmful vapors.

·         Never use white distilled vinegar on marble. The acid can damage the surface.

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