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Cleaning with vinegar

Vinegar is something that "makes itself." As long as "aerobic bacteria come in contact with the alcohol in a liquid while exposed to oxygen. It then makes acetic acid, and this is the acid that you find in all vinegars." Vinegar has been used to clean things since ancient Babylonia.During the Black Plague, people put vinegar on their skins to prevent infections. It was also used in World War I to clean wounds. You can clean your house with vinegar today.

Drains

To clean your drains, pour in one cup of bicarb of soda and one cup of hot white vinegar. Cover the drain with a cloth and wait for up to half an hour. If that does not work, double both the amount of vinegar and the soda, and repeat the procedure. If the disposal in your drain has backed up, you can clean this with vinegar as well. Freeze vinegar in an ice cube tray and then, put it down the disposal. Another method of cleaning the drains is by boiling two cups of white vinegar in a pot. Then, pour it very slowly and incrementally down the drain so as to clean and unclog it. If that does not work, put two Alka Seltzer tablets down the drain and follow it with a small bottle of white vinegar. Wait up to five minutes, then run hot water down the drain.

Windows

In a spray bottle, mix together water and vinegar in equal quantities. Spray the mixture on the window and wipe it away with newspapers. Another method to clean windows with vinegar is by mixing together two cups of water, 1/2 teaspoon of dish detergent and 1/4 cup of white vinegar in a spray bottle. Shake the bottle gently or stir it to blend the mixture. Then, spray the liquid on the windows to clean them as usual. If there are stubborn marks on the windows, heat some white vinegar and apply it to the window with a soft cloth.

Oven

In order to negate the unpleasant smell when cleaning the oven, rinse the interior with a sponge which is soaked in white vinegar. Clean the grease-marked glass of the oven by applying white vinegar to the inside of the oven's glass window. Let it stand for up to 15 minutes. Use a sponge to wipe the glass clean. Clean the oven with a mixture of five teaspoons of baking soda, three drops of the dish detergent of your choice, and five tablespoons of white vinegar. Mix the ingredients together in a bowl to form a paste. Apply the paste to the interior of the oven with a sponge.

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