20 Genius Uses of White Vinegar
White vinegar is something you really need to have in your kitchen cupboard. Apart from being used in food, it can fix so many problems. Scroll down to get to know all the genius uses of vinegar.
1. For Fridge
If you do not clean your fridge for a long time it ends up stinking and the stains become stubborn. To get rid of that smell and those stubborn stains, clean the walls of the fridge with a solution of half water and half vinegar.
2. Clean Teacups and Coffee Cups with White Vinegar
Make a scrub with vinegar and salt or baking soda and scrub off those stubborn coffee and tea stains.
3. Eradicate Bad Smell
Clean plastic and glass containers with a cloth soaked in vinegar. You can rinse them with clean water once you are done.
4. Clean Bathrooms Using White Vinegar
If you do not have anything to clean your bathroom with and you are a very hygienic person then vinegar is your only option. Just spray vinegar all over you bathroom and scrub the stained areas.
Scorch marks can get annoying. You can remove them by wiping it off with a cloth soaked in vinegar.
6. To Clean Toilet
Dilute white vinegar and put it all over the toilet. Let it stay there for 24 hours and then scrub with toilet brush and wash with water.
7. Carpet Stains
Make a paste with white vinegar and salt or baking soda. Mix 2 tbsp. of vinegar and ¼ cup of soda. Rub the stain with this paste and leave it to dry. You can get rid of the residue by vacuuming it.
8. Paint Brushes
Paint brushes are very hard to clean. Sometimes the paint gets stuck and does not come off. To get rid of all the stubborn colors stuck in it, soak them in vinegar. After a while put the vinegar, that has brushes in it on the stove. Bring the vinegar to boil while the brushes are still in there. Once it starts simmering, take out the brushes and wash them with water.
9. Faucet Cleaning
To get rid of all the dirt build up, make a paste with white vinegar and salt in 1:2 parts. Rub the sink fixtures with this mixture with the help of a cloth.
10. Old Socks
If you want to get rid of the stains on your old socks and gym clothes, then here is an idea for you. Boil water with vinegar in it and turn of the burner. Soak your clothes in it and leave them overnight. This will help you get rid of stains.
11. Handbags and Shoes
Leather loses its shine after some time. To regain this shiny appearance, wipe the leather part of your bags and shoes with white distilled vinegar.
12. For Flowers
Do not throw away flowers if they start to look a little droopy. Instead, add 2 tbsp. of vinegar and a teaspoon of sugar in ¼ cup of water to the vase. This will freshen up the flowers again.
13. Itchy Skin
You can stop the itching on an insect bite by dabbing it with a cloth soaked in white vinegar.
14. Whiten Your Teeth
Tea and coffee can stain your teeth. Brush your teeth with vinegar and get rid of the stains.
15. Shower for Dogs
Let your dog flaunt its fur too. Spray its fur with a cup of white vinegar mixed with a quarter cup of water. This will also help the dog repel insects.
16. Frost Free Windows
Frosting all over the windows can get annoying. To avoid scraping it off every night, Spray the windows with a mixture of vinegar and water in 3:1 parts.
17. To Kill Litter-box Odor
Cats tend to leave behind a disgusting smell in the litterbox. To get rid of that smell, pour white vinegar into the empty litter-box and rinse it off after half an hour.
18. Prevent Cracked Eggs
Eggs can crack if you are hard boiling them. To avoid that, add 2 tbsps. of white vinegar into the pan.
19. Clean Microwave with White Vinegar
Place a bowl into the microwave filled with water and vinegar. Heat the solution in the microwave till you see a bit of steam. This will make it easier for you to wipe off the mess from the microwave walls.
20. To Remove Gum
To remove gum that is stuck to your hair or clothes, pour hot vinegar over the gum. The gum will get dissolved and then you can wash the area.