Did you realize that there are many ways the vinegar can be used outside of your home to cut your cleaning costs and aid in your everyday chores? Read on for more helpful hints in how vinegar can make your life a little simpler. These tips and ideas include uses that involve the hard to handle stains, smells, and animal uses as well.
Do you love to garden but hate the mess and the scrubbing of cleaning pots? Clay pots will easily come clean when you use a mixture of ½ water and ½ vinegar in your sink or bucket, soak the pot for about two hours, and then just wipe the pots dry! No scrubbing needed. Wash the pots and their saucers with warm soapy water.
Do you find flies annoying when you are out at the pool? Pour vinegar the entire way around the edge of your pool (not in the water) to keep flies away from this area!
Do you have horses but hate the way the flies are always hanging around? Use about ¼ cup of vinegar in the grain once a day at feeding time and the flies will keep away from the horses!
Are you a camper? Are you always on the go? Did you know that gasoline and propane lantern mantles last longer and burn brighter on the same amount of fuel if they are soaked for several hours in distilled vinegar and allowed to dry before using.
If you have chickens, use vinegar to clean out the water containers to keep mold from growing! Simple soak with vinegar for about five minutes then rinse with water.
If you have rabbits, use vinegar to clean out the water containers to keep mold from growing! Simple soak with vinegar for about five minutes then rinse with water. This also works with the water bottle that you hang in the pen.