Mouthwash is an amazing germ killer, usually associated with cleaning your mouth, but it can be used to clean and disinfect many things in your home too! Check out these 3 Ways to Use Mouthwash to Clean Your Home and more…you are going to love these cleaning tricks!
I love when you can find easy ways to clean your home with items you already have on hand. Mouthwash just happens to be one of those crazy things that can be used to clean and disinfect things in your home that you probably wouldn’t think of. It’s got amazing antibacterial and germ killing properties, and it smells like minty freshness…a win, win. So grab your mouthwash and lets get cleaning, shall we?
Cleaning Uses for Mouthwash Video
Check out this quick video showing how I use mouthwash around our house to clean and more!
How to Clean Toilets with Mouthwash
To clean and sanitize your toilets, pour one cup of mouthwash into your toilet bowl.
Let it sit for 30 minutes.
Use a toilet brush to scrub your toilet clean, then flush it all away.
Your toilet will be nice and clean, and minty fresh with no harsh chemicals needed!
How to Clean Smelly Sink Drains
Start by pouring one cup of mouthwash into your smelly sink drain or bathtub drain.
Let sit for 30 minutes.
Rinse with hot water.
Your sink drains will smell fresh and clean!
How to Clean a Washing Machine with Mouthwash
Pour one cup of mouthwash into your washing machine or your washing machine’s detergent reservoir.
Run a regular wash cycle using hot water.
***Do not wash clothes during this process.
The mouthwash will work its way throughout your washing machine, cleaning any debris, mold or mildew in the process.
How to Make Cut Flowers Last Longer
Start by cutting your flower stems on the diagonal about an inch from the bottom of the stems.
Fill a vase with water and add 1 tablespoon of mouthwash.
Place your fresh cut flowers in the vase.
This will help to extend the life of your cut flowers for up to a week longer than they would normally last!
I hope these four ideas for using mouthwash in your home will inspire you to use mouthwash for more than just freshening your breath ;)
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