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6 things you should never clean with vinegar

Rebelander Basilan
Oct 26, 2018
03:35 A.M.
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Here is a list of things you should not use vinegar to clean.

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Vinegar is best known as an excellent cleaner since it contains acid that helps it to cut through tough grease, grime, and mineral deposits.

However, its acidity can also harm certain surfaces, so it's imperative to know which ones to avoid.

According to Simple Most, here's a list of things to avoid when cleaning with vinegar.

Never Use Vinegar On Your PC Screen or Cell Phone

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Vinegar can eliminate the oleophobic coating on the screen. To clean your computer monitor or smartphone, use a microfiber cloth.

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Never Mix Vinegar With Bleach

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Mixing vinegar and bleach can produce a toxic chlorine gas, which can irritate the eyes, throat, and lungs. Look for medical attention immediately if that happens.

Never Clean Your Pearls With Vinegar

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Pearls consist of calcium carbonate like limestone, and it will be dissolved when combined with acids, like the acetic acid that is vinegar.

Never Use Vinegar On Marble Or Granite Countertops

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You will run the risk of “etching” your marble or granite countertops if you use vinegar. It happens when acid destroys the surface and leaves a dull spot. Use a damp towel to clean it instead.

Never Use Vinegar To Clean Your Stone Or Ceramic Floor

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Vinegar can't clean your stone or ceramic floor. Instead, use liquid dish soap.

Never Use Vinegar On Egg Stains

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Adding vinegar to egg stains on your clothing can make it coagulate because the eggs have protein enzymes. The best option would be to use a wet and soapy washcloth.

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