Among other things, vinegar can be used for soaking smelly pet toys. It zaps the odor without adding harsh chemicals that pets will ingest.
Rub a walnut on scuffed furniture. The natural oils help mask and fix the scratches.
3. Baking Soda
Sprinkle baking soda onto carpets before vacuuming to deodorize them.
Rub a lemon dipped in salt onto tarnished copper to lift the stains.
Use rice to clean coffee grinders. Just put a few scoops of uncooked rice in and turn it on! Dump the rice after it is ground.
Dip a rag in room-temperature tea to clean and polish wooden surfaces.
7. Banana Peels
Use a paste of blended banana peels and water to polish lightly tarnished silver.
8. Cream of Tartar
A sprinkle of cream of tartar on a wet sponge can remove gunk from metal appliances you keep near the stovetop.
9. White Onion
Rub half a white onion on a hot grill (using tongs for safety) to remove food buildup without chemicals.
Clean greasy cast-iron with a sprinkle of salt, a little bit of water, and paper towels to scrub.
Dump it into your toilet and let it sit for an hour. The cola eats through the grime. You won’t even need to scrub!