With so much commotion happening in the kitchen, there is bound to be grime, build-up, and germs scattered around the room. Have no fear, by simply using white distilled vinegar, a common household product, you can make your kitchen sparkle in no time! Here are some areas where you can use this wonderfully disguised cleaning product:
- Microwave: By simply putting ½ cup of white vinegar and ½ cup of water in a microwavable bowl and heating it in the microwave until it boils for a few minutes. This will loosen any dried food from the walls, allowing for easy cleaning.
- Refrigerator: By creating a solution with half water and half vinegar, you can clean the shelves and walls of your fridge, a common place for spilled food to build-up.
- Garbage Disposal: Remove any unpleasant garbage smells by combining ½ cup of hot vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda and pouring it in the disposal. After letting it sit for about 5 minutes, rinse with hot water.
- Dishwasher: In a similar process to removing odors from the garbage disposal, pour a cup of vinegar in your dishwasher while empty and run it through a cycle. Doing this on a monthly basis can keep odors at bay.
These are just some of the many ideas for how you can use some spare vinegar to clean your kitchen and get it back into shape. Come back for more interesting cleaning tips. You’d be surprised what a few common household products can do.