Vinegar Hacks By HomePros
HomePros explores the many wonders of vinegar. Did you know that plain old vinegar is one of the most useful substances that you have in your house? In this article home pros will show you some great house hacks for vinegar.
1. Clearing the drain with vinegar.
Who remembers ninth grade chemistry when the teacher added a couple tablespoons of vinegar to a half cup of baking soda and it exploded all over the place, we all took this little trick and made lava flowing volcanoes for the science fair. Well it might not be as cool as creating a lava flowing volcano you can use the same principles to clear a clogged drain in your kitchen sink. Simply dump half cup of baking soda followed by a full cup of white vinegar into the clogged drain, after The clog clears and it stops falling all over the place just rinse it out.
2. Removing adhesive from a painted wall.
If you just pulled a sticker or a piece of tape off the wall and it"s left behind a sticky residue, simply poor white vinegar into old spray bottle and mist it over the adhesive, leave it sit for a couple minutes and wipe away, it"s that simple.
3. All-purpose cleaner
Making homemade all-purpose cleaner is very easy, simply fill your spray bottle with one third vinegar then fill with water and add a couple drops of dish soap. Shake this mixture up and it"s ready to clean almost any surface.
4. Odor control
Even though vinegar has its own pungent smell it is excellent at removing other more stubborn odors, and the smell from vinegar will evaporate relatively quickly. So if you have areas that require odor control such as a kitchen garbage can simply soak a piece of bread in vinegar and place it in the bottom of the garbage can overnight, in the morning the smell will be gone. You can use this great order control tip in all kinds of situations including stinky hockey gear.
5. Vinegar the great wrinkle remover.
If you"re anything like me then you"ve left your clothes in the dryer overnight only to pull your favorite T-shirt out and realize it"s full of wrinkles. Well don"t fear with the power of vinegar and water you can remove those wrinkles quickly. Take one part vinegar to three parts water and put it in a spray bottle and mist over you"re wrinkled clothes. Hang it up and let it dry for a few minutes, you"ll notice most of the wrinkles are gone.
6. Flower power
Did you buy your significant other flowers only to watch their smile fade as fast as the flowers? I"m making flowers last a little longer is very easy, simply add about a half cup of apple cider vinegar to the flowers waters and watch them blossom for days longer.
7. Holy furry feline furniture Batman.
Has your cat decided to use your furniture is a scratching post? And easy way to stop your pet from client tearing at your furniture is to mist A mixture of one part vinegar to three parts water over the targeted furniture, cats hate vinegar and will avoid this area.
8. Tired of expensive eyeglass cleaner?
You don"t need to spend a lot of money on expensive eyeglass cleaner turn move the smudges and dirt built up on your favorite shades. An alternative to expensive eyeglass cleaner is to spray a mist of ordinary white vinegar on a soft cloth and wipe your glasses clean, the vinegar will remove any smudges grease and dirt that have built up on the glasses.
9. Cleaning stubborn stains off your pots and pans.
Cleaning burnt on stains that you thought would never come off your pots and pans is actually pretty simple, just add equal parts vinegar and water to the pan and let it boil for 10 minutes. Your pots and pans will look as good as new.
10. Toilet bomb and not what you think.
Nobody likes cleaning the inside of the toilet, for a quick and hands freeway of accomplishing this gruesome task look back to tip number one. Dump a half cup of baking soda followed by a full cup of vinegar, close the lid and run. The chemical reaction from the two is usually enough to fill the toilet bowl with cleaning bubbles, scrubbing away at that grime so you don"t have to. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then just flush the toilet a few times to rinse. You might have to wipe up around the rim but it sure makes his job a lot easier.
We hope you enjoy this article and make use of that powerful multipurpose product vinegar. Please like our page and keep coming back for more great tips and reviews by HomePros.