Vinegar Tips to Keep your Cut Flowers Fresh and home clean
Here are some of my favorite things that vinegar can be used for. I am sure there are hundreds other that you may come up with.
- Keyboard cleaning: mix equal parts white vinegar and water in a bucket. Dampen a clean cloth in the solution and used it to clean off your computer mouse and keyboard.
- Room Freshener: fill a spray bottle with white vinegar, and spritz wherever a freshening is needed. The vinegar will neutralize the odor, so that your home smells like your home instead of a covered up flowery scent.
- Drain cleaner. Just use a funnel to pour in 1/2 cup baking soda followed by 1 cup vinegar.
- Deodorize sponges. Soak your sponges in a container of white vinegar and leave them overnight. Squeeze them out in the morning, and they will be refreshed and ready for use.
- Weed killer. Use a watering can, a spray bottle or a pump-sprayer to apply the white vinegar and use the mixture to spray on weeds in your garden.
- Make Flowers Last longer – my favorite: To keep cut flowers fresh longer (or even perk up the ones that have drooped) add 2 tbsp of white vinegar and 1 tbsp of sugar to a vase of water. Your flowers will last days longer than just plain water.
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