Monthly Archives: February 2012

6 Ways On How To Use White Distilled Vinegar As A Household Cleanser

Due to its level of acidity, white distilled vinegar can be used as a household cleanser.  Also, white distilled vinegar is effective in killing most mold, bacteria, and germs because of its acidity.

Cleaning with white distilled vinegar can be considered an ingenious way to stay away from using harsh chemicals that could cause damage to your home amenities and your health. White distilled vinegar is also environmentally friendly and very economical.

Following are some tips and suggestions on how you can use white distilled vinegar as a cleaning agent within you home:

Make Your Own Window Cleaning Solution

Combine 1/2 cup non-sudsy ammonia, 1 cup white distilled vinegar, and 2 tablespoons cornstarch in a gallon of water.

Make Your Own Scouring Cleanser

Combine 1/4 cup baking soda with 1 tablespoon liquid detergent. Add “just enough” white distilled vinegar to give it a thick but creamy consistency.

To Make An Economical And Environmentally-friendly Floor Cleaner

Blend together a solution of 3 drops dishwashing liquid to 1/3 part white distilled vinegar, 1/3 part alcohol, and 1/3 part water. Spray it in moderation and mop for a fast clean-up.

Clean and Deodorize A Drain

Pour in 1 cup baking soda, then one cup hot white distilled vinegar. Let the concoction rest for about five minutes and then pour hot water down the drain.

Deodorize the Toilet Bowl

Let 3 cups of hite distilled vinegar rest in your toilet bowl for about a half hour before you flush it.

Remove Some Carpet Stains

With a paste of 2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar and 1/4 cup salt or baking soda. Rub into the carpet stain and let it dry. Twenty-four hours later, vacuum up the residue the next day—this should help in removing the stain. (Make sure to always test on a hidden part of the carpet first)