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    Forget about salad dressing. This inexpensive kitchen staple—the distilled white kind, that is—can multitask in any room of the house

    From reviving old paint brushes to removing polish build up and mineral deposits from showerheads, vinegar can multitask in any room of the house. We show you 10 uses! | Photo: Mark Weiss |

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    Good Reminder: using the self-cleaning feature takes years off the life of an oven. The best oven cleaner! Cover bottom of oven with baking soda, then pour vinegar so it's all wet. Let sit around 20 minutes or so then wipe all of it out with damp cloth or sponge. I leave my oven door open too. After drying you may see some white residue, wipe again.

    OK, this works! My shower has never been this squeaky clean. 1 cup White vinegar heated up (microwave 1-2 min) with equal amount blue Dawn, gently shake and spray on and wait and then wipe away the soap scum. Thank you Pinterest!


    Want to make your paint brushes last longer? Boil a cup of white vinegar and rest hardened bristles in it overnight for a good-as-new result. | Photo: James Worrell |

    The Vinegar Institute... Uses for Vinegar

    put a baggy with vinegar around your shower head to remove build up

    Gum stuck to clothes. Boil vinegar, and pour on gum. Use a brush to wipe off. Gum will come off instantly. Good to know.

    Soak old paint brushes in HOT vinegar for 30 minutes and then wash. The old paint will come out and they will be as good as new. Just one of the many ideas Ive found on This Old House

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    Hot Vinegar and Dawn Soap! 1 cup of HOT Vinegar (microwave 1-2 min) and 1 cup of blue DAWN liquid soap. Shake into bottle and creates a gel that is OUT OF THIS WORLD! Thank you Pinterest! Will have to try this

    Easy way to peel off wallpaper: Using a sponge or spray bottle, saturate wallpaper with a solution of equal parts vinegar and water. Let stand for several minutes, then start scraping. The paper should come off easily. | Photo: Nancy Andrews |

    Cool winter tips to get rid of ice on your car. not that we get a lot of ice, but damn it pisses me off when I am running late and I have to scrape my windows

    Keep one in the shower filled with a mixture of half vinegar and half Dawn dishsoap. Use it to wipe down the shower while you are in there and your shower will always be clean. Must try this!

    Another pinner said: Seriously easy, no wonder our clothes were not getting clean... after the second soak, the water was GROSS!!!

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