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Ten Ways to Clean Your Home Using White Distilled Vinegar

  1. For Cleaning Sinks: use a cleaning mixture made up of two tablespoons of salt and one teaspoon to white distilled vinegar. This mixture gets rid of lime build up and will leave chrome fixtures looking shiny and new.
  2. For Cleaning and Deodorizing Drains: first, pour one cup of baking soda down the drain, then pour one cup of hot white distilled vinegar down the drain. Wait five minutes and then go back and rinse the drain with hot water.
  3. For Cleaning Dishwashers: once a month, take one cup of white distilled vinegar and pour it inside an empty dishwasher and let it run the whole cycle.
  4. For Cleaning Tub, Tiles, Shower Curtains and Doors: apply white distilled vinegar to a microfiber cloth and wipe your tub, tiles, shower curtain and/ or doors, then rinse off with water. This cuts through grime, mildew and scum.
  5. For Cleaning the Refrigerator: rinse the area with soap and water, then apple white distilled vinegar to a microfiber cloth and wipe down the entire interior of your refrigerator. You can also leave a box of baking soda in the refrigerator to absorb odors.
  6. For Getting Rid of Little Ants: spray undiluted white distilled vinegar outside doorways and windowsills, around appliances and where else they are coming in.
  7. For Polishing Silver: rub a mixture of one tablespoon of plain white toothpaste and one tablespoon of white distilled vinegar on the silver with a clean microfiber cloth until shiny.
  8. For Getting Rid of Fruit Flies: set out a small dish of undiluted white distilled vinegar wherever you fruit flies.
  9. Environmentally Friendly Floor Cleaner: mix one cup white distilled vinegar and three drops of baby oil into a one gallon container of warm water. For tough jobs, use the mixture as before just add one fourth a cup of borox.
  10. For Pet Accidents: first, blot the area and soak up as much of the moisture as possible. Then mix one part white distilled vinegar with one part warm water and spray on soiled area.  Blot the area until it is almost dry and then sprinkle a little bit of baking soda. Once the area is completely dry,  vacuum up the residue.

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