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Vinegar is an indispensable item in the household. Aside from that it is a useful condiment to every meal, vinegar is also an effective material in cleaning the home. Its chemical contents can easily get rid of the toughest stains in the household, and it only takes some creative use of vinegar to make your home flawless and clean as ever.
Windows and Mirrors
Having super shiny and clean mirrors and windows is always suggestive of the overall tidiness of the home. Mix generous amounts of vinegar with water in a spray bottle and use the solution to wipe mirrors and windows.
Faucets and sink surfaces
This part of the home always accumulate scums and grimes easily, but these ickies can easily be vanished by vinegar. Just use great amounts of vinegar to srub off these build-up from faucet and sink surfaces.
Door Knobs and Toilets
Vinegar is also an effective disinfectant. Use it to clean items in the home that receive a lot touching, such as door knobs and toilets. These parts of the home, when not disinfected regularly, can become the breeding ground for germs and bacteria which could cause sickness in the family.
Molds and mildew may reside inside the refrigerators, attacking food items stored inside. To prevent this, regular cleaning is necessary. Here are few tips.
1. Unplug refrigerator and let ice in the freezer completely melt out.
2. Start cleaning from the freezer. Going your way down.
3. Take everything out off the fridge.
4. Sort out food items. Check expiry dates. Discard them and even the ones that were used rarely.
5. Use proper food storage to avoid bacterial growth.
6. Organize food items. Meats should be stored in the freezer. Eggs shall be placed in its proper shelf, as well as butter and cheese. Vegetables should be in the crisper. Do not mix food items.
7. Start cleaning the refrigerator in either of these two solution.
Vinegar-water solution. Prepare equal parts water and equal parts sugar in a basin. Vinegar use is economical and environmentally-safe home cleaning aide. It is an effective glass cleaner as it dissolves hardened deposits. It helps to absorb foul smell, too. Wipe off using a cloth. No need to rinse with water.
Baking soda-water solution. Dissolve one tablespoon of baking soda into a liter of tap water. Dab a cloth unto the fridge. Baking soda is commercially known as an effective home cleaning aide. It absorbs odor and can wipe off stains.
8. After cleaning the refrigerator, leave a small pack of baking soda inside the fridge. It will help absorb suspended odor.
Or, you can use few pieces of charcoal placed in a small canister and leave in the farthest corner of the fridge. Do not forget to label it as charcoal. Charcoal acts as a filter which can absorb odors and toxins in gases.
Got no excused but to clean the refrigerator when the 5-day brown-out struck in the midst of the September typhoons
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