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Vinegar can have some unusual uses that can be used in your home for spring cleaning or just regular cleaning in your home.

Step 1: Air Refresher

Take a glass bowl and fill it with vinegar and set it in the room you want refreshed.  This works for odors even as harsh as tabaco.
<p>Use Vinegar to shine hair in shower; shampoo hair, rinse - pour cup full of vinegar over head - then condition with conditioner - rinse - done - the vinegar removes all traces of the shampoo so conditioner works better I have waist length hair and i usually do this every 2nd shampoo - also works as a astringent at the same time ! ... also I use Coconut Oil very sparingly as a pre wash conditioner - I buy organic coconut oil from grocery store for around USD$5 lasts 4ever. Also a great skin conditioner for dry cracked skin. </p><p>Also, use vinegar to clean your microwave - a bowl half vinegar half water - microwave on high for about 5mins steam coats inside the m'wave, just sponge clean - also deodorises m'wave - I buy 1ltre of white vinegar at grocery store for about $1.20 - also can be used to wash floors - vinegar + warm water well wrung will clean tile, wood floors... Also, to wash veges before cooking or eating - rinse in cold water and vinegar...does not affect taste of food. </p>
<p>To get rid of mould in the shower, put some vinegar in a spray bottle, spray liberally, and leave until you next have a shower.</p><p>If your clothes smell after being washed, due to bacteria not being killed off in low temp washing machines, soak your clothes in a bucket of water with a cup of vinegar.</p>
<p>Vinegar also is the best thing I've found to remove hard water stains from your surfaces. We're on a well and we have HUGE calcium issues. I'd tried everything I could buy and nothing worked. Then I saw somewhere that vinegar would work and you know what? It did. I'll never buy another expensive chemical for that purpose again.</p>
<p>Also you can make perfect pickles in the jar.</p>
If I have the beginning of a sore throat, with mildly swollen glands, I take a small 'shot' of APPLE cider vinegar. I don't sip or drink, just down the hatch fast. It has a 'burn' like a shot of whiskey, but within the hour - the sore throat is nearly gone. I know if this doesn't do the trick (maybe one more shot 4-6 hours later) it is time for the doc! This is just MY experience, not giving medical advice at all. JUST my experience. <br> <br>Also - if your battery terminals are hairy with corrosion, sprinkle them liberally with baking soda, then 'drizzle' white vinegar on them - the foamy combination disolves the corrosion like majic. You can use a small paintbrush to mush it around - then just use a bit more vinegar to clean it all off. I once went to the grocery store and came out to find my car would not start. I went back into the store, bought the two ingredients, applied them like this and the engine roared to life.
Another use for vinegar. A small cup with vinegar in a corner inside your fridge will clean odours and mixing savours.
Another one thats not very known is an old Newfoundland remedy: If and when you get sunburned, lightly coat the sunburn with some vinegar! <br><br>The vinegar helps reduce the stinging and tenderness of the burn!
i keep it in a spray (mist) bottle for when we get sunburned. the 1st time or 2, my kids had a fit about the smell, which only lasts about 5 minutes. then, they got where they would ask for it!!!! and would even tell their friends about it and bragged on how good it worked. this was when they were only about 6-7 yrs old.
That's a good one too!
Personally I use vinegar + bleach to clean the toilet brush. I put a solution of the two liquids in the jar and where is the brush and the work is made.<br><br>Vinegar + salt is very useful for cooper objects. With the &quot;cream&quot; you made, you can clean them and very well. I must say that I use this &quot;cream&quot; to clean the tap, better than only vinegar in some cases.
Vinegar is also good as a weed killer that wont poison your pets.
Wow, I did not know there were so many uses for Vinegar. I usually just use it for chip flavoring and for removing smoke smells but I didn't know it could be used for stain remover.<br /><br />However, I think this would be more effective if you could actually take pictures of how the vinegar is used, pics of how much is needed, etc. It's a little hard to gauge from the current ones.

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