I always use the old baking soda I take out of the fridge or freezer and put it down the disposal. I add vinegar to make it bubble up and get to every part inside.
Will baking soda mixed with vinegar scratch a stainless steel sink, if used for cleaning?
I doubt it, I've used a huge lot of Ajax (with bleach) to clean mine and never had a problem. Test a small corner of the sink with the baking soda and vinegar to see, but I don't see it causing a problem.
I would use a non scratch pad that you can buy at any grocery store along with your mixture of baking soda and vinegar. I use the non scratch pads all the time for cleaning item that I don't want sratched.
Mix your baking soda with water. Mixing it with vinegar neutralizes it; it is just a waste.
Baking Soda And Vinegar For Tile Grout
Last month, Connie from Paintsville, KY, posted a tip about cleaning a toilet with baking soda and red wine vinegar. Several TF readers asked for more specifics (how much of each product do you use?), but I never saw Connie's answer. Does anyone know?
Thanks very much for your help.
By Caseye from Plano, TX
I would just put in the baking soda, and then add the vinegar carefully...because it will fizz like crazy when it hits the baking soda, and you don't want a smelly, fizzy mess on your floor. :-)
Why not just experiment yourself?
When you have baked on or cooked on grime you are fighting with on your pots and pans and bakeware, try this:
A natural solution for clearing a drain is using using vinegar, baking soda, and boiling water. While effective on moderate drain clogs, you must make sure all of the baking soda is flushed from your drain or it can create an even worse clog when it dries and becomes hard.
These inexpensive household items may take care of the problem. This is a guide about using baking soda and vinegar on carpet. Old carpet stains can be difficult to remove.
Can you use vinegar or baking soda to clean stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops?
I used to clean houses. for greasy granite use 409 or mean green first use a lot of water to clean residue. dry off. then mix a 1/4 cup vinegar and water to fill spray bottle. spray countertops wipe clean with lint free paper towel, like the blue kind you buy for automobiles.
Stainless steel trick clean steel with vinegar mixture above wipe clean with blue paper towels, then spray liquid gold on steel, wipe off only towards the grain on the steel, wipe off fridges like this start from top to bottom long even handed stroke. Sometimes it takes some practice with the liquid gold to get a even stroke down the appliances. Not recommended for the top of stove this is dangerous with liquid gold but you can use vinegar and water.
This is a guide about cleaning your tub with vinegar and baking soda. Instead of using expensive and sometimes harsh chemicals try this method of cleaning your bathtub.
I was wondering if anyone has used this mix of baking soda and vinegar for surfaces other than floors? For example, has anyone cleaned walls (painted drywall), wood, appliances?
By Karen from Luthersburg, PA