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How to Clean With Salt

Salt is an affordable, effective, and sustainable option for cleaning a range of different things, from the things in the kitchen and to clothes. 5-Minute Crafts wants to share some witty tricks that can help you make your house sparkling clean.

1. Burn marks inside a stainless-steel pan

1. Pour water into the pan so it covers the burnt areas. Place the pan on the stove and bring the water to boil.

2. Once the water starts boiling, add a few tablespoons of salt and turn the heat off.

3. Leave the pan with the water and salt mixture for a couple of hours. Then remove the water from the pan.

4. Scrub the pan with a non-abrasive sponge and wash it off with water. Repeat if necessary.

2. Stains in coffee pots

1. Take a coffee pot and fill it with ice so its bottom is covered.

2. Add some salt to the ice and close the pot. Shake the pot to mix everything.

3. Add a little bit of dish soap to the pot and shake again.

4. Remove everything from the pot and wash it out with water.

3. Stainless-steel sinks

1. Take 1 part baking soda and 1 part table salt. Mix them together.

2. Pour it over the stainless-steel sink. Add a couple of drops of dish soap and rub with a sponge.

3. Wash everything off with water.

4. Stains in cups

1. Take ordinary table salt and pour it into the cup.

2. Pour some water into the cup.

3. Take a cloth or a sponge and rub the bottom of the cup.

4. Wash it out with water.

5. Stubborn dirt on steel faucets

1. Take some lemon juice and pour it on the dirt on the faucet.

2. Take ordinary table salt and pour it on the lemon juice.

3. Put on rubber gloves and use your fingers to scrub the faucet.

4. Wash everything off with water.

6. Stains on clothes

1. Take 2 tablespoons of salt and mix them with 4 cups (1 liter) of water.

2. Put your clothes into the water-salt mixture and let them soak for 1-2 hours.

3. Wash your clothes as usual.

7. Iron

1. Take a towel and sprinkle a teaspoon of sea salt on it.

2. Preheat the iron (with steam mode turned off). Iron the towel with the salt on it.

3. Wipe the metal part of the iron with a clean, damp cloth.

8. Plastic and glass containers

1. Take the dirty container and add some hot water, vinegar, and coarse salt to it.

2. Close the lid and shake everything well. Remove the mixture and wash the container off with water.

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