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7 Cleaners You Can Find In Your Kitchen

Stock up on these trustworthy must-haves

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Do you have a general cleaning scheduled this weekend? Surprise yourself and open a kitchen cabinet or drawer! Look for the items below and see how each can help you achieve a sparkling home. With these items in your kitchen, you can make cleaning easier while saving on cash:

1. Baking Soda

We’re all familiar with how versatile and powerful this powder is. Baking Soda is an effective deodorizer when you want to get rid of funky smells! Simply leave a bowl in your refrigerator or inside your cabinets to get rid of the stink.

READ: 8 Wonder Uses for Baking Soda

2. Vinegar

The acidity of vinegar makes it a good disinfectant. Use a 50-50 solution of vinegar and hot water to clean countertops, glasses, windows, and tabletops. Click here to learn more.

3. Ketchup

Did you know that this favorite is also an effective cleaner? The acid in tomatoes makes it a perfect choice when polishing metals. Put a small amount on a soft cloth then clean your copper bowls, pans, and pots. Rinse these thoroughly and leave to dry. 

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4. Salt

Who knew this cooking must-have can be used to get rid of grime stuck on skillets and pans? You can also use salt to remove coffee and tea rings found at the bottom of your mugs.

READ: 5 New Uses For Salt Around The Home

5. Walnuts

Walnuts are effective for removing scuffs and scratches on your wooden furniture. Simply rub it in a circular motion, then move back and forth along the scratch and watch is disappear.

6. Banana

You can rub the inner side of a banana peel over your fork, spoon, or knife to keep these shiny and looking brand new. Once you’re done cleaning each, make sure you wipe it with a soft cloth. Click here to learn more.

7. Grapefruit

Did you know that this fruit can help you get rid of grease? Cut the grapefruit in half, dip the first half in a bowl of salt, and then scrub it onto greasy surfaces. Clean the surface with a damp cloth afterwards.

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