This helps combat that problem. :D
I use vinegar on windows, and in the kitchen and bathroom. This orange cleaner is great for wiping down surfaces!
Step 1: What You'll Need:
- a glass jar
- citrus peels (I used two oranges, one grapefruit and one lemon)
- white vinegar
- a spray bottle
Step 2: Steeping the Citrus Peels
I trimmed away as much of the white pith as possible from the peel and put them in a jar. Pour in enough white vinegar just to cover the peels and put on the top of the jar. Let this mixture sit for 1-2 weeks, or until the vinegar has turned a dark orange. It should also smell of oranges - if it doesn't you might need more time and/or peels.
This took about a week for me - I think shaking the jar helped speed up the process!
Keep in mind this will NEVER completely get rid of the vinegar smell, but it will mellow it out and cover it up.
Step 3: Straining
Step 4: Dilution and Use
A 50/50 dilution is great for wiping down bathroom and kitchen surfaces.
You can use the vinegar full strength for things like hard water spots, soap scum and grease, too! Play around with it and figure out what works best for you. :D