We've all heard those strange cleaning hacks that people claim work. Some do and some definitely don't. These cleaning hacks use foods you have around the house to get out tough stains, sticky gum and "masterpieces" on the walls. And they actually work!
Used mashed up banana to polish tarnished silver.
Get rust off a knife by cutting an onion.
Scrub hard-to-remove stains from glasses with salt.
Use rye bread to get rid of pencil and crayon markings on the wall.
Spritz old clothes and furniture with vodka to get rid of the musty smell.
Use Tang to degrease your dishwasher. Just pour it where the soap would go and run an empty cycle.
To get rid of old coffee residue in your grinder, run white rice through it.
Clean wooden furniture with a cloth soaked in flat beer and dry with a clean cloth.
Get rid of fruit flies by leaving a few basil leaves at the bottom of a fruit bowl.
Get rid of scratches on wooden furniture by rubbing it with a walnut (the nut not the shell.)
Free your counter of tomato stains by squeezing lemon juice on the spots.
Let it sit a while, then scrub out with baking soda and a sponge.
Cover your hands in olive oil to keep them clean while dealing with dough.
Scrape gum off your carpet with peanut butter. The oils will loosen the gum so you can get it off the carpet.
Get rid of floor streaks by adding a little vinegar to your water while mopping.
Get rid of grime in your toilet by pouring a bottle of Cola down it.
Let it sit for a few minutes, then flush it all away.