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Top Cleaning Tricks With White Vinegar

Multipurpose cleaners are useful since they may be used on a variety of surfaces. However, some of these cleansers aren’t exactly healthful or ecologically friendly, despite their effectiveness. Fortunately, vinegar is harmless and environmentally friendly, resulting in it being the best multipurpose cleaner. The greatest aspect is that it is quite affordable.

Continue reading to learn about the many kinds of vinegar to use, as well as nine top cleaning tricks with white vinegar to disinfect and clean the house.

Kitchen Sink 

Fill a spray bottle with a 1:1 mixture of water and diluted vinegar. Then spray and disinfect the kitchen sink, countertops, and any other areas where you’d typically utilize bleach but would like to avoid using bleach. After that, rinse the sink with soapy water to get rid of the vinegar smell.

The Floors

Fill a spray bottle with a 1:1 mixture of water and diluted vinegar. Then spray and disinfect the kitchen sink, countertops, and any other areas where you’d typically utilize bleach but would like to avoid using bleach. After that, rinse the sink with soapy water to get rid of the vinegar smell.

A Sticky Stovetop

The acidity of vinegar makes it easy to cut through grease. Spray a smeared cooktop with a vinegar-water mixture, let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes, and then clean with soapy water. It should be easy to remove. If not, let it sit for a little longer.

Sheet Pans

In the sink, combine 1/2 cup white vinegar and 1/2 cup baking soda with some hot water to clean any soiled sheet pans. The mixture will bubble up just like a scientific experiment, but that interaction is what will assist release the residue. Make sure the sink is blocked to keep the items immersed, then soak for 30 to 45 minutes before washing with a scouring cloth, the rough side of the sponge, or even a ball of steel wool.

Stainless Steel Pots And Pans

Boil water and vinegar together for a few minutes if you have really nasty-looking stainless steel pans that won’t get clean no matter what. It dissolves grease and removes any strange stains or watermarks. You can go for a little longer if it’s extremely filthy. Do remember that the more vinegar one uses, the faster the cleaning process will be. Then pour the vinegar solution and wash with water and soap as usual!

Enamel Pots And Pans

The same procedure applies to enameled or enameled cast iron (such as the Dutch oven). Boil the vinegar and water together to clear away stains, then clean any residual areas with soap and water.

Use A Microwave

We tested out a water and vinegar combo to clean out microwaves, but we found that you could obtain the same outcome by mixing equal parts vinegar and water in a big microwave-safe basin and then heating it up in the microwave. Microwave it for approximately five minutes to release any dirt, then wipe it clean. If you don’t insert a toothpick or chopstick inside the bowl, the water will overheat and the bowl will explode! The Mythbusters have verified this, so don’t try it!

Coffee And Tea Kettel

Whether you are using an electric kettle, a regular coffee maker, or even a Keurig, the mineral build-up may be removed in the same manner. Descaling is another name for this procedure.  Fill the water tank or the kettle with a 1:1 mixture of water and vinegar. Rinse it completely with water after putting it through your coffee machine or boiling it in the kettle. To remove the taste and smell of vinegar from automated coffee makers (even ones that utilize pods), run plain water through them a few times. You may also clean discolored coffee or tea mugs with vinegar and water.

Food Processor / Blender

Are you stuck with stains, food, or strange odors? Again, mix 1-part water to 1-part vinegar in a food processor or blender, then wash as usual.

Sealing Ring For The Instant Pot (Or A Pressure Cooker)

Soak the Instant Pot sealing ring in a combination of water and vinegar in a sheet pan, the sink, or any vessel in the kitchen if it stinks or is soiled. Allow it to soak (an hour is ideal if you have the time), then wash it with dish soap and air it out. You may also use the steam cycle to fill the pot with water, lemon rind, and white vinegar, then run it for a few minutes.

Clouded Wine Glass

If hard water minerals are clouding up the drinking or wine glasses, soak them in non-diluted vinegar inside the sink for a few minutes before washing as usual. The minerals should be dissolved by vinegar.

Plastic Cutting Board

After chopping raw meat, it’s a good idea to disinfect the cutting board with a solution of vinegar and water. Wipe it off with a vinegar-water solution—now is a good time to save the 1:1 solution inside a spray bottle since it can be more convenient to clean.  When chopping meat, it’s preferable to just use plastic cutting boards, but if you must use wood, be sure to follow these tips for cleaning wooden cutting boards.

These top cleaning tricks with white vinegar will definitely help you out!