Quick Tip Tuesday: 50+ uses for vinegar

50 uses for vinegarI have a friend who uses vinegar to clean everything. So when I came upon this list of 50+ uses for vinegar, I thought it would be great to share. This may be the only household cleaner you need! (And at $3 a gallon, you can’t beat the price!)

  1. Make all-purpose cleaners by pouring equal parts water and vinegar into a spray bottle
  2. Clean dirt off your computer and mouse with a little vinegar and a Q-tip
  3. Clean your drains with vinegar and baking soda
  4. Wipe away mildew
  5. Clean and polish chrome and stainless steel
  6. Use as a fruit wash (rinses away germs)
  7. Erase ballpoint pen marks
  8. Erase crayon marks from clothes
  9. Remove stickers and price tags
  10. Disinfect cutting boards
  11. Restore wood paneling
  12. Remove carpet stains
  13. Keep car windows frost free
  14. Remove candle wax
  15. Conceal scratches in wood furniture
  16. Get rid of water lines on furniture
  17. Freshen your kitchen
  18. Trap fruit flies by placing some in a small bowl
  19. Wash out your washing machine and dishwasher with 1/2 cup
  20. Wash away mildew from your shower curtain
  21. Put the sparkle back in your china
  22. Remove mineral deposits from shower heads
  23. Whiten your grout
  24. Clean a coffee maker
  25. Remove stains from pots and pans
  26. Help bruises heal faster by applying a little vinegar
  27. Sooth a sore throat by gargling 1 T. of apple cider vinegar with 1 tsp. of salt
  28. Soften your cuticles
  29. Clean your toothbrushes by soaking in vinegar
  30. Erase scorch marks
  31. Unset old stains
  32. Soak out blood stains
  33. Keep cut fresh flowers fresh
  34. Revive your paintbrushes
  35. Kill weeds in the yard
  36. Peel off wallpaper
  37. Clean cloths and sponges
  38. Keep unwelcome guests out of the garden
  39. Clean counter tops
  40. Clean and freshen the smell of the refrigerator
  41. Clean and disinfect baby toys
  42. Get rid of stubborn bathtub residue
  43. Spray vinegar along doorways to keep ants away
  44. Treat stained Tupperware stains with vinegar
  45. Shine porcelain sinks
  46. Pamper your skin by blotting it on with a cotton ball
  47. Treat a bee sting by pouring some undistilled vinegar on it
  48. Relieve sunburn by lightly rubbing it with vinegar
  49. Get quick heartburn relief by swallowing 1 T. of vinegar
  50. Add 1/4 cup vinegar to baby’s bath to get rid of yeast diaper rash
  51. Boil better eggs by adding 2 T. vinegar to the water – keeps them from cracking
  52. Make fluffier pancakes by adding 2 T. of vinegar

I haven’t tried most of these, but am going to keep this list in my pantry near the vinegar. I especially like the potential uses as a drain cleaner, sunburn healer and grout cleaner. How about you? Do you have any other uses to add to the list?

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