Cleaning facts

Cleaning is something we all at one time or another. Billions every year are spent on household cleaning products. There are a few products, that we have in our kitchen, that work even better than the store bought cleaners. Cleaning facts show that baking soda and vinegar can be utilized for cleaning many things.

Baking Soda Cleaning Facts:

You can cut the amount of chlorine bleach used in your wash by half when you add 1/4 cup to front loading washers and 1/2 a cup to top loading machines. This will also make your clothes smell clean and fresh.

Dissolve 4 tablespoons baking soda in 1 quart warm water for a general cleaner.
Use baking soda on a damp sponge to clean and deodorize all kitchen and bathroom surfaces.

Baking Soda and Salt paste will cleans baking dishes - enamel, ceramic and glass, coffee stains from cups or counter tops and be a great soap scum remover.

For sluggish or clogged drains pour 1/2 cup baking soda down the drain. Add 1/2 cup white vinegar and cover the drain if possible. Let set for a few minutes, Then pour a kettle of 6 or more cups of boiling water down the drain to flush it.

Vinegar Cleaning Facts:

To remove decals and non slip bathtub strips saturate a cloth or sponge with hot vinegar and squeeze over decals.

Stick-on hooks come off from painted surfaces if you squeeze a few drops of vinegar behind the hook.

Remove price labels by coating the label with several coats of white vinegar. Let it soak in and after several minutes the label will rub off.

Lime deposits around faucets can be softened for easy removal by covering the deposits with vinegar-soaked paper towels. Leave the paper towels on for about one hour before cleaning. Leaves chrome clean and shiny.

Since vinegar also breaks down uric acid, add 1 cup vinegar to the rinse water for babies' clothes. Wool and cotton blankets soft and fluffy add 2 cups white vinegar to a tub of rinse water.

To make a homemade anti-fogging glass cleaner try 1 part white vinegar to 3 parts water and mist. This also reduces ice build-up on the outside of cars.

For rust stains and hard water deposits apply vinegar full-strength until spot disappears, then rinse. Repeat if necessary.

Cleaning facts show that if you mix vinegar with salt to create a paste for a good surface cleaner. It really cleans tarnished copper.

Remove stubborn hard water sprinkler spots and streaks on glass with undiluted vinegar.

For really difficult jobs consider house washing services to get your home looking brand new.

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