Using Vinegar and Baking Soda To Clean Your House

Inside: Vinegar and baking soda can be used to clean your living room, kitchen, bathroom, and more. With ease and no harsh chemicals.

How many store-bought cleaners do you have in your home? Did you know that if you have vinegar and baking soda, you can clean almost anything in your home? They aren't full of chemicals and are much better for you than harsh cleaners.

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Using Vinegar and Baking Soda To Clean Your House

You don’t need the new cleaning products on the market. Not only are they laden with chemicals, but they don’t really clean any better than homemade recipes. Vinegar and baking soda, when used separately or together, can clean many of the items in your home.

But what exactly can they be used for?

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Vinegar and Baking Soda In the Kitchen

Replace any commercial drain clog remover by putting the following ingredients into your drain: 1 cup table salt, 1 cup baking soda, and ½ cup plain white distilled vinegar.

Let them sit for at least 15 minutes. Then, carefully pour two quarts of boiling water into the sink.

Your sink should now flow freely, and it won’t pollute the Earth.

Clean your microwave by boiling a mixture of one-fourth of a cup of vinegar and one cup of water. Boiling this solution will create steam in your microwave that will help loosen any stuck-on food. Just wipe the food away with a soft cloth or sponge.

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Baking Soda Uses In the Living Room

Is your carpet stale-smelling? Sprinkle baking soda straight from the box onto your carpeting. Leave it on the carpet for at least 15 minutes, and then vacuum it up. Your carpet will smell fresher, and you won’t be adding unneeded chemicals to your home.

If you’d like a light fragrance, stir a few drops of essential oils into the baking soda, then use as described above.

Is that a stain on the carpet? Remove stains with a mixture of two tablespoons of salt dissolved in one-half cup of white distilled vinegar. Rub this mixture into the stain and let it dry.

Vacuum the stain right up! Add two tablespoons of borax to the mixture if the stain is large or from a dark liquid.

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Vinegar and Baking Soda In the Bathroom

Dip an old toothbrush into undiluted distilled white vinegar. Now scrub away the dirt and stains from the grout between the tiles in your shower or around your sink.

If your shower stall and doors need to be cleaned, make a solution of one-half cup white vinegar, and one-fourth cup of baking soda added to one gallon of warm water.

Wipe down the walls and door with this solution immediately after a shower.

From these few hints, it’s obvious that you can clean your home without commercial products. With vinegar and baking soda, and maybe one or two other ingredients, you can clean your whole house. It’ll be healthier for your family because you didn’t use unnecessary chemicals to clean it.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Vinegar and Baking Soda in the Home

    Does baking soda and vinegar disinfect? Vinegar and baking soda used on their own — were highly effective against potential bacterial pathogens but less effective than commercial household disinfectants.

    Can baking soda and vinegar clean mold? Baking soda and vinegar are typically used together when dealing with a mold problem since they kill different species of mold.

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