Here are some tips on how to use vinegar and other low cost ingredients for common household problems. saving you money on more expensive remedies!
- Baking soda and vinegar make a great drain cleaner. Pour about a half a box of baking soda (a whole box for a badly clogged drain) and 1-2 cups of vinegar. Let it “fizz” for 10 -15 minutes. Then flush with a small pan of BOILING water. It’s certainly cheaper than Draino!
- Boiling water and vinegar will kill WEEDS and ANT BEDS. Pour on vinegar and then the hot water.
- Use 1/2 – 1 cup of vinegar in a load of wash to brighten whites or colors. Also if you wash a load and forget about it you can wash the load again with 1/2 – 1 cup vinegar to get rid of that nasty smell (use 1/2 the detergent you normally would along with the vinegar to keep it from smelling like vinegar)
- Vinegar also cleans coffee pots. Run half a pot of vinegar through the coffee pot. Then run another full pot of water before making coffee again.
Do you use vinegar for around the house jobs?