Bye bye useless household products, white vinegar is the all-purpose cleaner (or almost). Indeed, the latter can replace bleach or stain remover of any kind, rather practical. Be careful, not everything can be cleaned with this product and users make some mistakes .
ON YOUR MARKS, SET, NOTE!
Be careful, we avoid playing sorcerer's apprentice, we never mix bleach and white vinegar. The acid present in the vinegar, mixed with the chlorine present in the bleach, causes chlorine vapors, which is a particularly toxic gas for the respiratory tract, even fatal in the event of prolonged inhalation.
You spilled your tea on marble, you think of white vinegar, bad idea. If you have yellowed or stained marble objects or surfaces, do not use white vinegar to clean them. This is valid for tables, trinkets, benches, floors, fireplace aprons etc. Yes, marble is a derivative of limestone. And as you may know, white vinegar is tough on limescale, on which it has a corrosive effect. The acidity of the vinegar attacks and eventually tarnishes the marble. Vinegar may sting and damage the protective coating of the marble. Just like lemon by the way, also very acidic! To clean marble, it is better to use Meudon white.
You want to bring out your beautiful necklace of precious stones and pearls, damn it's dirty! Do not clean it with white vinegar. It is however the ideal product to take care of your jewelry. Unless they have encrusted gemstones! Indeed, vinegar can tarnish them and make them lose their shine. The acid in white vinegar will simply melt your pearls. To avoid this, and let your jewelry shine brightly, a few drops of olive oil on a soft cloth are enough to maintain cultured pearls. For costume jewelry that darkens, use lemon.
You have baked a beautiful and surely good cake however you have stained yourself with an egg. The white vinegar causes the egg proteins to coagulate creating a sticky substance that is impossible to clean. The expression walking on eggshells takes on its full meaning.
PERFUME AND SHINE ALL YOUR SURFACES
At Pikoc we offer scented household vinegars . They will make your home shine without the lingering smell of white vinegar. Their formula is composed of 99% ingredients of natural origin and a 100% natural fragrance. It is biodegradable and was created to have the least impact on the environment. All this while taking care of even the most sensitive skin. Always without preservatives, colorings, antioxidants or non- essential ingredients. All you have to do is try it , tell us about it!