Most mass-market cleaning products contain toxic chemicals that contaminate your air and can threaten your health. (See Green Tip on vinegar and water as a cleaning solution, February 8, 2019). To protect the environment and save money, here is another use for vinegar as a non-toxic cleaner for your home from
Tubs and showers can produce some of the toughest grime, but it’s no match for the cleaning power of vinegar. To get rid of mildew, spray pure white vinegar on the offending area, let it sit for at least 30 minutes, and then rinse with warm water (don’t be afraid to use a sponge if rinsing doesn’t clear away the grossness on its own). Alternatively, try mixing together baking soda with a bit of liquid castile soap, then scrub and rinse.