Note: These are tips on what you can do with regular vinegar, not apple cider vinegar.
- Looking to remove lime buildup from your chrome sink fixture? Use a paste made of 1 part vinegar and 2 parts salt.
- Spray the outside of your home where pests seem to be coming from, mostly ants, with straight vinegar.
- Again, here is another group tip: Instead of soaking the grout on the floor in bleach, use pure vinegar in place of it. Let it sit for just a bit and then scrub away until your heart is content.
- Nasty smelling toilet bowl? No problem! Vinegar saves the day once again! Pour between 2 to 3 cups of vinegar into the toilet bowl, allow it to sit for up to 45 minutes and then flush. Your foul smelling days are over!
- Birdbaths get dirty much too quickly, which I am not a stranger to at all, so to remedy this scrub it with pure vinegar as often as you can.
- Own a cat? Is it eating your plants? There’s an easy fix for this with vinegar. Combine half vinegar and half water in a spray bottle, shake the bottle before each use, and then spray the plants with vinegar.
- Dab vinegar on minor burns. This will help to relieve some of the pain.
- Pet urine getting you down? Pour vinegar onto the spot where the accident happened and then blot it with a clean cloth. The vinegar will help to prevent odor, not to mention help with preventing your carpet, etc. to stain.
- Add 2 – 3 tablespoons of vinegar to your bath water. This will help relieve itchy skin.
- Jellyfish sting not your favorite thing in the world? Dabbing it with vinegar will help to relieve some of the itching caused by it.
- By soaking metals covered in rust in pure vinegar the vinegar will dissolve most of the rust.
- Age spots. Don’t we all love those? Mix one part vinegar and one part onion juice together. Store in a well sealed bottle. Use it on age spots every day, however it doesn’t work extremely fast. Give it a month before you start to see reasonable results.
Jennifer is a freelance writer, and has written for various health and environmental blogs, which includes running her own green living blog. Currently she is studying to become a C++ Programmer.