When we say going green or green cleaning, we may think that this is just an ongoing trend, could be phenomenal for a while but will not be ever maintained. However, this is a global movement, hoping and promoting to make a healthier living environment that everyone at some point should get involved.
And when it comes to green cleaning, we can’t deny the fact that vinegar has taken the top spot of the most versatile and talked about green cleaning solutions. During the fermentation process of white distilled vinegar creates an acetic acid which can be very effective in killing bacteria and breaking up molds and deposits like soap scum or stuck on food.
In addition to this, a vinegar based that can be used in cleaning can actually be found at the local supermarket. And here are the different ways where in vinegar can be very useful and effective in cleaning.
Odor Removal is one of the top issue being tackled at home and with the use of vinegar this is well taken care of. We often used Aerosol spray cans, they are very good in masking odors but aerosol spray does not entirely remove the odor, not to mention they can be very harmful not just to the environment but to your family. Vinegar is very effective when it comes to removing unwanted odors it is because the acetic acid absorbs the bad odors and actually dissolve them. By this being said, you can apply it to pet stains on carpet, fridge or bathrooms to get rid of unwanted odors. You may not like the smell of the vinegar at first but don’t worry it turns odorless when vinegar dries.
Vinegar is a very effective disinfectant. Aside from it is an amazing cleaning supply and a must have in your bathroom, vinegar is also very effective when it comes to killing germs and disinfecting. In cleaning sink or toilet you can fill them with vinegar and let it sit overnight. In addition, you can also utilize vinegar in cleaning your bathroom, it can be used remove soap scum and to clean grout.
Vinegar can polish and disinfect as a surface cleaner. The acetic acid won’t just kill bacteria but as well as remove and break down dirt particles and dust. Vinegar can be used in wiping your kitchen countertops at the same time cleaning your fridge. Also, for convenience it is good if you keep your cleaning vinegar in a spray bottle. In addition, please keep in mind that acidity can be damaging, so it is safer to never use or apply vinegar on surfaces like waxed floors, marble, and especially do not use vinegar on your electronic devices screen.
Vinegar can be very effective in removing stain. The acidity of white vinegar provides it the ability to undo bonding molecules as well as proteins that mostly cause stains. The process of cleaning up a stain especially an old stain, first is by blotting the area, this always comes first especially for old dried stain, soak it up with staining solution and then before laundering soak the stained clothes or items in vinegar.