Sparkle & Smile

Blog for Cleaner and Healthier Homes.

Green Cleaning Tips and Tricks Uncategorized

The Many Wonders of Vinegar

January 27, 2011

Did you know that vinegar can wipe out tarnish, soap scum, and mineral deposits?  Distilled white vinegar actually inhibits the growth of mold, mildew, and some bacteria, like E. coli and salmonella.

Use vinegar to clean the following:

Sink drains.  Clean drains by pouring vinegar down them. After 30 minutes, flush with cold water.
 
Floors. Add ¼ cup vinegar to a bucket of warm water to clean almost any type of floor except marble (vinegar can scratch it) or wood (vinegar can strip it).
 
Glassware.  For spotless hand-washed glasses, add 1 cup vinegar to the rinse water.
 
Moldy walls.  Spray vinegar on the affected areas. After about 15 minutes, rinse and let dry thoroughly.
 
Steam iron.  To get rid of mineral deposits, fill the iron with equal parts vinegar and water.  Press the steam button. Turn off, let cool, empty, and rinse.
 
Windows.  Mix ¼ cup vinegar, 2 cups water, and a squirt of liquid Castile soap in a spray bottle. Spritz windows and wipe with a sheet of newspaper.

Maid Brigade House Cleaning Services cares about the health of you and your family.  For more information on healthy green living and green cleaning, please log on to greencleancertified.com or maidbrigade.com.  For more information on "Household Cleaning Products and Breast Cancer", please watch our video at www.greencleancertified.com/greentv.

Additional Articles You might Like

View More
Healthy Soul

5 Helpful Tips for Handling Parenting Stress During Coronavirus — Seemingly overnight, life as we knew it changed with the pandemic. Where we were once shuttling the kids to school[…]

blog recent img 1
link post
Green Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Green Cleaning Tips for Your Pet’s Bowls & Toys — Your pet’s bowls and toys are probably not on your regular cleaning list, but they should be. Pet bowls, both[…]

blog recent img 2
link post
Green Cleaning Tips and Tricks

How to Clean Marble Floors — Marble is a beautiful stone that makes a luxurious addition to any home. However, marble is also a delicate stone[…]

link post

Subscribe for
the latest tips, tricks and green tech news.