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21 uses for vinegar

  1. Carpet cleaner: Don’t know what I would do without this! In a bowl mix 1 Cup hot water, 1/2 Tablespoon vinegar, 1/2 Tablespoon clear dish soap. Use a microfiber washcloth and blot the stains. Works wonders!!!
  2. Kills weeds: Pour full-strength white distilled vinegar on them.
  3. Shine chrome sink fixtures: Two tablespoons salt and one teaspoon white distilled vinegar
  4. Clean & deodorize garbage disposal: Use white distilled vinegar ice cubes. Make them by freezing full-strength white distilled vinegar in an ice cube tray. Run several cubes down the disposal while flushing with cold water.
  5. Remove buildup from dishwasher: Pour a cup of white distilled vinegar inside the empty machine and run it through a whole cycle. Do monthly.
  6. Clean grout: Let full-strength white distilled vinegar sit on grout for a few minutes, then scrub with an old toothbrush.
  7. Deodorize the toilet bowl: Pour three cups white distilled vinegar in toilet. Let sit for about a half hour before flushing.
  8. Clean urine from mattress: Create a white distilled vinegar and water solution, then sprinkle the area with baking soda and let dry. Brush or vacuum the residue after it is dry to the touch.
  9. Remove tough stains like spaghetti sauce: Use a white distilled vinegar and water solution.
  10. Brighten your clothes: add 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar to the rinse cycle.
  11. Stop insect bites from itching: Dab them with a cotton ball saturated with undiluted white distilled vinegar.
  12. Soothe a sunburn: Spray ice-cold white distilled vinegar, repeating as necessary.
  13. Window cleaner: Wipe with a white distilled vinegar-soaked cloth.
  14. Keep stray cats out of the garden: Spray the area with white distilled vinegar, then rinse with a hose.
  15. Freshen wilted vegetables: Soak them in cold water containing a spoonful or two of white distilled vinegar.
  16. Make a delicious standard balsamic vinaigrette: One part white distilled vinegar to four parts oil.
  17. Clean counter-tops: Wipe them with a white distilled vinegar-soaked cloth.
  18. Ant spray: Pour white distilled vinegar on the area.
  19. Clean your BBQ grill: Spritz white distilled vinegar over wadded up aluminum foil and scrub the grill vigorously with it.
  20. Remove film in hard-to-reach bottles: Fill with equal parts hot water and white distilled vinegar. Let sit for at least an hour. Scrub with a bottle brush.
  21. Tenderize your meats: Use one-quarter cup vinegar for a two to three pound roast, marinate overnight, then cook without draining or rinsing the meat.