Introduction: Ultimate Cleaning Formula

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This formula can make pots look new

Step 1: Materials

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1 cup vinegar

1 cup baking soda

1/3 cup salt

disposable cup

3 table spoon water (more or less)

Step 2:

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Mix everything together(no vinegar yet). At this point a drop of lemon or dish soap can be added for scent

Step 3:

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put the baking soda on the thing you want to clean, soak a paper towel in a bowl of vinegar.

Step 4:

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scrub with the towel then rinse everything off (scrubbing can take a while)


tomatoskins (author)2015-03-19

Wow, this is quite impressive! I wouldn't have thought that something so simple could do such a wonderful job!

AlexZhang (author)tomatoskins2015-03-19

a drop of dish soap can also be used in the mix

Stephaans (author)AlexZhang2015-05-01

Salt and vinegar makes hydrochloric acid.... Be careful of inhaling the fumes. Use gloves.

espi (author)2015-03-21

you can use just baking soda and vinegar for an extra burnt pot or tray; bring to boil on stove and leave cool, preferably overnight, then wipe clean

satoko68 (author)2015-03-20

Add some essential oils to it for extra crud-cutting power, such as lemon, orange or lower grade lavender (no need for therapeutic grade oils with this, so save yourself some money). This mix also works great for scouring off glass cooktops, bathroom fixtures/sinks/toilets etc. Although I'd dump it all in the toilet first, then use a toilet brush.

schabanow (author)2015-03-20

Is it okay that vinegar fall in love immediately with baking soda?

magnuswf (author)2015-03-19

Wouldn't it be easier if you'd just let it sink in for a while? Or is that not enough?

AlexZhang (author)magnuswf2015-03-19

the vinegar's acid helps clean it

breeariella (author)2015-03-19

Uhhh... so you soak paper towel in vinegar and scrub the dirty pot with the paper towel .. then discard the baking soda salt mix ?? No mention of that ??!... ConFused ...... : ¿

AlexZhang (author)breeariella2015-03-19

so you rub the baking soda onto the pot, then use the vinegar soaked towel to rub the baking soda off. then after it becomes clean rinse everything off

chienline (author)2015-03-19

Does it work with porcelain toilet or sink? I will give it a try :)

AlexZhang (author)chienline2015-03-19


Turtlemom3 (author)2015-03-19

GOTTA Try this out on some of our old pots!

KrashKing405 (author)2015-03-19

Using the salt and baking soda as fine abrasive, and the acid from the vinegar to clean, nice idea.

KrashKing405 (author)2015-03-19

Using the salt and baking soda as fine abrasive, and the acid from the vinegar to clean, nice idea.

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