Two trends definitely seem to be catching on right now, going green and saving some green — and it’s not that hard to do both at the same time.
Over the next few weeks we’re going to do a series of posts detailing the different and inexpensive ways you can go green.
Did you know that a bottle of distilled white vinegar can practically erase your need for any other household cleaners? This humble bottle can be used to clean counters, microwaves, ovens, dishwashers, mirrors, windows, coffee pots, and carpets. It can be used to get rid of odors and even be used as a fabric softener!
Since there are so many ways to clean with distilled white vinegar, I’m going to highlight some of the super-easy ways I clean with white vinegar and supply links to dozens of other uses for this miracle cleaner.
I regularly use distilled white vinegar to:
Here are some links to other suggestions for white vinegar. Some of these are new to me, and I can’t wait to try them out!
· Vinegartips.com — This list is very thorough! I plan to use their suggestion to clean up messes made by our pets. They recommend using a vinegar/water solution instead of straight vinegar. Straight vinegar works fine for me, but if you want to stretch your vinegar or can’t stand the smell, then I suggest mixing it with water.
· 25 Ways to Clean with Vinegar — A lot of her tips have to do with laundry and stains. This is a great resource for those of us who are messy!
And just for fun, you can use a solution of white vinegar and salt to clean pennies. This was very entertaining to me when I was a child. I would put the yuckiest, green and white corroded pennies in the bowl, and they would come out shiny and new looking.