How NOT to Use Vinegar When Cleaning

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While household vinegar has countless applications in home cleaning, using this versatile substance is not appropriate in many different situations. Because vinegar is acidic, it can corrode wood and stone, it can destroy wax, kill plants, and cause other damage.

Surfaces that Should Not Be Cleaned with Vinegar

Warning: never mix vinegar with bleach. Both of these substances are powerful cleaning agents, but combining them will result in chlorine gas which can damage your health.

Baking soda is also commonly used in home cleaning. Here you can find the 10 best ways to clean with baking soda. More green cleaning tips for your home can be found here. For professional fire, water and mold restoration services, contact your local PuroClean office.

Last edited on 20th of April 2021