Vodka: The handy household cleaner
Make sure you use the cheap stuff, though.
Three cheers for vodka, an excellent jewelry cleaner, stain remover,
glue dissolver, wasp killer, fever reliever, and cure for poison ivy
and stinky feet.
We had no idea that vodka has so many uses, other than the obvious. And if you've indulged in too much of that, here's another tip from "The many uses of vodka" at Divine Caroline that may come in handy: "Spray vodka on vomit stains, scrub with a brush, then blot dry."
If you employ any of the 19 tips on Divine Caroline's list, common sense dictates that you use the cheap stuff.
- Bing: Find vodka recipes
Here's one we're going to try, because vinegar has proven ineffective for the task: Spray vodka on bathroom caulking to remove mildew and mold.
A little vodka will dissolve glue left behind when you remove a
bumper sticker, and it will loosen adhesive on a bandage, preventing an
Dahlia Rideout writes at Divine Caroline that a little vodka will soothe a sore throat and the pain of an aching tooth. The application in each case is topical, not by ingestion.
Published April 16, 2009
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
ABOUT SMART SPENDING
LATEST BLOG POSTS
Are you being stalked behind the wheel? Here's how to tell and what you can do about it.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
BLOGS WE LIKE
MUST-SEE ON MSN
- Video: Easy DIY smoked meats at home
A charcuterie master shares his process for cold-smoking meat at home.
- Jetpacks about to go mainstream
- Weird things covered by home insurance
- Bing: 70 percent of adults report 'digital eye strain'