10 Way to Use Vinegar in Your Bathroom

Posted: April 8, 2010 in General Information, Sellers
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Vinegar is an extraordinary cleaning and deodorizing agent for your entire home. In your bathroom, vinegar can tackle the infamous bathtub ring, hard water and mineral deposits, soap scum, and mildew.

10 Ways to Use Vinegar in Your Bathroom

  • The bathtub ring Soak paper towels with undiluted vinegar and place them on the ring. Leave the towels to dry out. Then spray with vinegar and scrub with a sponge.
  • Clogged shower heads Shower heads can get clogged with mineral deposits from your water. To unclog, mix 1/2 cup vinegar and 1 quart of water in a large bowl or bucket. Remove your shower 
         head and soak in vinegar solution for 15 minutes. For plastic shower heads, let soak for 1 hour in a mixture of 1 pint vinegar and 1 pint of water.
  • Soap scum on glass doors and walls can be cleaned with straight vinegar. Spray on the vinegar and let dry. Then respray to dampen and wipe clean. Repeat if necessary.
  • Prevent mildew on shower curtains or liners. Keep a spray bottle of vinegar near your shower. Spray your curtain or liner once or twice a week. No need to rinse.
  • Mildew in your rug Once mildew gets into a rug, it lives and grows. Kill it with a 50.50 mixture of vinegar and water. Pour the mixture onto the rug. Let stand until the rug is completely dry.
  • Sinks with hard water or mineral deposits can be cleaned by covering the stained area with paper towels soaked in vinegar. Cover and leave on for 1 hour. Then wipe with a damp sponge.
  • Toilets To clean your toilet, pour 2 cups of vinegar into your toilet and let sit for 30 minutes. Next sprinkle baking soda on a toilet bowl bruush and scour any remaining stains. Then flush.
  • Bathroom floor For ceramic tile mop with a mixture of 1 cup vinegar and 1 gallon warm water. For linoleum and vinyl floor scrub with a mixture of 1 gallon water and 1 cup vinegar. To polish
         floor after wards, use club soda. Wood floor use 1 cup vinegar and 1 gallon water mixture. Mop onto floors lightly, do not saturate the floor. No need to rinse. The vinegar will keep the floor shiny and
         removes any greasy buildup.
  • Mirrors Use a diluted solution of 1/4 cup vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray on mirrors and wipe clean with paper towels. You will have a streak free shine.
  • Remove dingy old tub decals First, warm the undiluted vinegar in the microwave for 3 minutes. Saturate the decal with the vinegar and let sit for about 5 minutes. This should loosen the glue
         holding the decals on. Remove any leftover glue with a damp sponge and vinegar.
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