10 things to do with bleach

Do you use bleach at home?

Bleach is known for its both cleansing and whitening properties. But what can we really do with it besides washing? This is what you will discover right here with this article on the different possibilities of using bleach. So here are 10 things to do with bleach.

1. Remove mold from clothes

Wet your garment and scrub the mildew stains with powdered laundry detergent. Then wash your garment in the washing machine, adding half a cup of bleach.

2. Sterilize objects

If you buy used items and want to sterilize them, you can do this. Mix a little warm water with bleach and antibacterial soap and soak your objects in it. Rinse and then dry.

3. Sparkle your glasses with bleach

When you wash your glasses, add a teaspoon of bleach to your dishwater. But be careful to rinse well afterwards to remove all the soap and bleach.

4. Shine porcelain

Simply soak your porcelain items in bleach. Wait 30 minutes, rinse and dry. Don’t do this on old stuff.

5. Wash the shower curtains

Do your plastic shower curtains have mold? And wash them well in a mixture of water, bleach and liquid dish soap. Put the curtain in the dryer for ten minutes at low temperature and then hang it up.

6. Clean a burnt pan

Pour ¾ water and ¼ bleach into the pan and bring to a boil.

7. Clean cat litter with bleach

You can regularly clean your cat’s litter box with water mixed with bleach. It will be clean and smell better.

8. Keep flowers alive longer

If your flowers are in a glass vase, add aspirin tablets to the water in the vase as soon as the flowers begin to wilt. And to make the water clearer, add a few drops of bleach to the water.

9. Remove ink stains from wood

Dilute bleach in a little cold water and pour it on the ink stains. Leave on and rinse until stains are gone.

10. Clean a ceramic service

Has your ceramic service turned yellow? Place it in a large container and soak everything in a mixture of water and bleach. Your service will have more beautiful colors!

11. Keep away and kill ants with bleach

Finally, did you know that bleach was effective against certain invading insects such as ants?

Here’s how to use bleach against ants:

  1. Mix 1 liter of bleach with 6 liters of cold water.
  2. Gently pour the solution around the nest and directly into the center of it.

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