Cleaning with vinegar is easy and safe. You may already have a bottle of distilled white vinegar, that is suitable for cleaning. Or you can start to clean with vinegar after you purchase a bottle of distilled white vinegar from your local supermarket.
Distilled white vinegar includes acetic acid, which is a effective disinfectant. Normal distilled white vinegar that can be used for cleaning (and is sold in supermarket), includes small amounts of acetic acid, around 4% to 10%.
White vinegar cleaning
When you clean with vinegar, it is recommended that you dilute the white vinegar with water. This is done for safety and to avoid damaging the surfaces. Vinegar can be used to remove soap buildups from dishwasher or to clean cloudy glassware. And it is really effective way to remove calcium from your coffee maker. So as you can see, there is a wide variety of surfaces that can be cleaned with vinegar. But before you start to clean with vinegar, you should find out can you use vinegar in that particular surface. So read the manual or label before cleaning with vinegar.
Vinegar cleaning tips
Wooden cutting board can be cleaned with vinegar.
Lime buildups form chrome sinks can be cleaned with white vinegar, make a paste that is made of 2 tablespoons of salt and 1 teaspoon of vinegar. Avoid rubbing too much.
You can clean windows with vinegar as well. Use mixture of vinegar and water (50:50) as your cleaning water.
Distilled vinegar and water can be used to rinse away soapy film on countertop.
You can clean scissors that have become sticky, by using cloth dipper and undiluted vinegar.
Floors with no-wax on them, can be cleaned with a solution of 1 cup vinegar per gallon (3.7 liters) of water.
Don´t use vinegar on marble surfaces, acid can damage marble surfaces.