8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean

Blossom Lady
Dec 11, 2020 03:22 PM
8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean

Cleaning products are expensive, and if you use a different product for each type of surface you’re cleaning, the cost can add up quickly. Are you looking to simplify your cleaning products and save a little money at the same time? Hydrogen peroxide is a natural, multi-purpose solution that can do just that. Here are 7 hydrogen peroxide cleaning ang sanitizing hacks you can use in your household. Learn why hydrogen peroxide is one of my all-time favorite cleaners.

In my humble opinion, hydrogen peroxide is one of the the more underrated items you can have in your natural cleaning toolkit. You can use it to disinfect, sanitize, and deodorize hundreds of surfaces and items around your home. Hydrogen peroxide is also a powerful oxidizer, making it useful for whitening and bleaching things, too. I could go on and on about all the different ways you can use hydrogen peroxide around your home… and that’s exactly what I plan to do today!

Wash fresh vegetables & fruits

8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean
Wash your fresh vegetables and fruits with hydrogen peroxide to remove dirt and pesticides. Add 1/4 cup of peroxide to a sink of cold water, then wash your produce in it. After washing, be sure to rinse your produce thoroughly with cool, clean water.
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Clean and disinfect kitchen sink

8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean
Kitchen sinks are a hotbed for bacteria and should be sanitized daily. Spray sink surfaces with hydrogen peroxide and let sit for 10 minutes. Scrub and rinse clean. No more bacteria. You can also mix equal parts of hydrogen peroxide and rubbing alcohol for a spray-on, leave on disinfectant. Just make sure to rinse the sink before using it for any food preparation.
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Disinfect garbage can

8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean
Your kitchen garbage can is constantly exposed to all kinds of raw and cooked food waste.
It’s no wonder it’s one of the germiest, most bacteria-ridden places in your home. Here’s one of the best hydrogen peroxide hacks I know of to get rid of bacteria.
Spray the entire interior and exterior of the garbage can with hydrogen peroxide and let it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse, dry, and replace the trash bag.
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Sanitize your kitchen sponge

8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean
Sanitize a grimy sponge with the help of hydrogen peroxide. Combine equal parts peroxide and warm water in a shallow dish, then soak your sponge(s) in the solution for about 10 minutes. Rinse the sponges thoroughly afterward and let them air dry.
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Sanitize your toothbrush

8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean
Soak your toothbrush in hydrogen peroxide between uses to keep it clean and prevent the transfer of germs. This is particularly smart to do when you or someone in your family is sick.
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Clean food prep surfaces

8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean
Cutting boards can get pretty nasty, and all of that nastiness is full of unhealthy foodborne germs. Spray undiluted 3% hydrogen peroxide on cutting boards and let sit for 10 minutes. Rinse and dry. If your white plastic cutting board is stained, spray it with hydrogen peroxide and leave it in the sun for an hour or two, then rinse and dry.
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Clean your toilet bowl

8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean
Clean and sanitize your toilet bowl and leave it sparkling clean! Pour 1/2 cup of hydrogen peroxide into the toilet bowl, let it sit for 20 minutes, then scrub clean with your toilet brush.
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Remove stains from fabric

8 Brilliant Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks To Help You Clean
As with any colored fabric, always test in an inconspicuous area first. Mix 1 part hydrogen peroxide, 1 part dawn dishwashing detergent, and 1 part warm water. Apply liberally to the stained area and let sit for 15 minutes. Scrub with a laundry scrub brush and check to see if the stain is gone. If not, apply more mixture and let soak another 15 minutes, then scrub. Repeat the process above until the stain appears to be gone, then rinse and launder like normal. Caution – applying undiluted hydrogen peroxide can cause yellowing of light and white colored fabrics.
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Maggie McMillen
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Dec 12, 2020 04:30 PM

False add! It doesn't foam up like that!!!