Do you know how to use salt as a green cleaning product? Here are its most popular uses:
Salt is used in a lot more ways then just as an indispensable food ingredient. Here are some of the most popular uses of salt as a green cleaning product:
- For removing carpet stains, cleaners Frankston suggest you clean them with a mixture of equal parts of vinegar, salt and borax. Let the mixture dry and then vacuum it.
- For an all purpose cleaner mix vinegar and salt. You can either make it more abrasive, by adding more salt and making it like a paste, or you can make it liquid in a spray bottle with using more vinegar. Be careful, do not apply it on materials that are sensitive to vinegar like waxed surfaces or marble.
- For cleaning enamel make a paste of equal parts of salt and vinegar and rub.
- If you toss some salt on your fire it will keep the chimney clean.
- To clean gold, make a mixture of equal parts of vinegar, salt and flour and rub the piece.
- If you spill any coloured liquid on your carpet, like wine, dab it up as much as you can and then put some salt on it. Wait until it dries and then vacuum the salt.
- For removing garlic or onion odour from your hands, rub them with a mix of salt and vinegar.
- For cleaning harder metals, like stainless steel, make a mixture of salt and lemon juice. Rub the surface with the mixture and then rinse and dry.
- From time to time sprinkle some salt in your shoes, this will help you get rid of odours.
- For cleaning oven spills while cooking, you should sprinkle some salt on them, while they are still fresh and let the salt absorb the liquid. Then, when the oven cools, wipe off the salt and the spill will be gone.
- If you accidentally burn some food in a pan or pot, cleaners Brunswick advise you to sprinkle some salt immediately. This will help the burn come off easier.
- If you have a damage on any wood surface try to rub it with a mixture of oil and salt, after that wipe with a clean cloth.
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