This product will not be able to remove the dirt and can worsen the stain and even damage the object.
White vinegar is, together with baking soda, one of those multifunctional products that cannot be missing at home. And although its use is intended for the kitchen, its disinfectant properties make it a solution to clean and remove dirt. It can be a natural remedy that can help you remove brown scabs from your toilet, unclog your sink, or get rid of the glue on your stickers.
As well as being used for a multitude of cleaning tricks, it’s also useful for caring for your plants. However, although it seems that there is no stain that can resist it, there are certain surfaces or materials that it is not advisable to clean with vinegar. Not only because this product will not be able to remove dirt, but also because its composition can create the opposite effect and worsen the stain and even damage the object.
Perhaps you have seen some tutorial on the internet that pointed out vinegar as the cheapest solution to clean the screens of your devices. However, it is not convenient to use this product on the screen of your television, mobile phones, computers or tablets because, in addition to causing stains on the electronic device, it can damage the anti-glare and touch system.
Iron utensils for the kitchen
Do not clean your iron cookware with vinegar. Mainly pots and pans can be affected if you use vinegar to remove dirt. And it is that with use, these utensils that are put on the fire form a non-stick layer that will disappear if you put this product on it.
Porous stone, marble and granite surfaces
If you have the floor or surface of the house with porous stone, you should not add vinegar to clean the dirt. This liquid collects inside the holes and would leave a white stain. In case the surface is made of this material but it has been sealed, there would be no problem.
The acid in vinegar is also not good for marble and granite. If this product is used on them, they will lose their characteristic shine and may leave spots.
Remove limescale from the iron
Vinegar is used to get rid of scale in the washing machine. However, other devices are more sensitive to this liquid. It is not recommended to remove limescale from the iron for clothes with vinegar, since it can wear down the pieces inside and make them stain your clothes when you iron them.
Blood, urine, or chocolate stains
If you want to remove stains of chocolate, or of organic origin, such as blood, urine or vomit, do not use vinegar, since you will only make the dirt more embedded in your clothes. Therefore, later it will be even more difficult to get rid of them.
To leave gold jewelry looking like new, this culinary product is very effective. But to clean your pearl necklaces or bracelets it is useless, since it will lose its layer. Vinegar is very aggressive for this delicate material. Use neutral soap to remove dirt from your pearls.
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