Yes, ketchup is a great cleaner for tarnished stainless or silver, copper pot bottoms, or brass. Squirt on and use a damp cloth or plastic scrub sponge to move around in a circular motion and then wash with warm water.
We all know vinegar and lemons can be used around the house, but here a few items in your kitchen that can double as cleaners, as well as food.
Coffee grounds are 1.45% nitrogen and contain traces of calcium, potassium and magnesium. They are great to sprinkle in the garden, or to steep in water like tea and use as a fertilizer on plants. Coffee grounds may save your plants from slugs and other pests if you create a barrier around the prone plants. Coffee grounds are also good for scrubbing pots because they’re abrasive and acidic.
Use tea to mop the floor. If you have old hardwood floors that need sprucing up, try mopping them with black tea. Boil water and let five-six teabags steep for ten minutes. Pour this solution into your mop bucket, along with warm water, and mop the floors as you normally would. Don’t use on wood laminate. Use green tea to deodorize your fridge by placing some leaves in a bowl to absorb onion and garlic odors.
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