January 31, 2015

Tip # 72: 15 ways to clean naturally with Salt

I was surprised to know that natural salt can be used for cleaning. I was amazed to see the result after using it. I am happy to share those tips with you...


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  • Shine metal with equal parts salt, flour, and vinegar.

  • Clean cast iron cookware when hot with a paste of oil and salt.

  • Apply salt to freshly spilled liquids on carpet.  Vacuum up after it dries.

  • Add salt immediately to burnt food in pots for easy removal.

  • Rub salt on tea or coffee stained cups to remove marks.

  • Brighten your wood cutting boards by rubbing with a damp cloth and salt.

  • Restore your sponges by soaking in cold saltwater.

  • Sprinkle salt on paper then run over it with your hot iron to remove any sticky spots.

  • Mix 2 tablespoons salt with 1 teaspoon vinegar and use to shine your chrome faucets.

  • A damp cloth that has been soaked in salt water makes an excellent dust rag.

  • Add one tablespoon of salt to a gallon of water to mop your floors.

  • Add one cup of salt to the washer when you are cleaning your new blue jeans or towels.  The salt will set the dye and keep them from fading.

  • Toss salt on oven or stove spills while they are still liquid.  Wipe up when cool.

  • Pour 1/2 cup of salt directly into your garbage disposal to clean and freshen.

  • Remove odours from your hands by rubbing with a lemon wedge dipped in salt.  


Always test any new cleaner on an inconspicuous area of any surface.