Have you tried our 7% Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide yet? Today we are breaking down 10 household uses for this amazing product. You’ll be amazed at how many ways it can help you fight germs and keep your home clean!
Before we share the 10 uses for our 7% Hydrogen Peroxide, here are a few helpful tips to remember when using any Hydrogen Peroxide based product.
· Keep it in a dark bottle and store in a cool, dark place.
· If storing for an extended period of time, loosen the cap to avoid pressure building up and bursting the bottle.
· Hydrogen peroxide can sometimes discolor items, always test it in a small area for color fastness before using.
Now, here are our 10 household uses for Hydrogen Peroxide:
1- Clean and disinfect your front loading washing machine.
Simply soak a microfiber cloth in 2 cups of hydrogen peroxide and wipe the inside and outside of the washing machine door gasket. Then, place the cloth and the remaining hydrogen peroxide into the washer and run a hot water washing cycle. You will kill mold and bacteria and leave your washing machine sparkling clean.
2- Remove sweat stains from clothing.
To remove sweat stains, combine 1 part dish soap, 1 part hydrogen peroxide. Rub the mixture onto the stain and let it soak for one hour before laundering as usual.
3- Freshen up stinky towels.
Hydrogen peroxide is great for freshening up your stinky towels! Add ½ cup hydrogen peroxide and ½ cup white vinegar to the washing machine with towels. Fill the tub with hot water and your regular detergent and allow to soak for 15 min. Continue the cycle as normal.
4- Kill odors in your drains.
Are your sink and tub drains stinky? Pour hydrogen peroxide down the drains to kill odors and microbes.
5- Clean your bathtub and shower.
Make a paste of ⅔ part baking soda to ⅓ part hydrogen peroxide. Apply the paste to the tub and shower area, wait 30 minutes, then rinse. Follow up with a spray consisting of half vinegar and half water to dissolve any soap scum residue that might be left behind.
6- Clean & disinfect your wood cutting boards.
To disinfect and clean your wooden cutting boards, spray them with hydrogen peroxide and let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Rinse the cutting boards with cold water and dry. The hydrogen peroxide will disinfect your cutting boards while cleaning them!
7- Wash your fruits and veggies.
Using 1 liter of water and 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide, soak your veggies and fruits in the solution for 5 minutes. Then, rinse them in cool water. This will help to remove any pesticides or lingering germs from your produce.
8- Clean your glass stove top.
Do you love your glass cooktop, but hate trying to keep it clean? Take 2 tablespoons of baking soda, ¼ cup of dawn dish soap, and 3 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide. Layer the mixture on the stove and use a scrubbie to work the mixture around on your stovetop. Let it sit for 20 minutes and wipe everything off with a damp cloth.
9- Clean your humidifier
With the weather cooling down, it’s a great time to make sure your humidifiers are ready for the winter season. To clean and sanitize your humidifier, mix 2 cups hydrogen peroxide with one gallon of water. Run this solution through your humidifier to clean and sanitize it.
10- Disinfect baby toys
We love this tip! Our food grade hydrogen peroxide is perfect for this cleaning hack. Using a spray bottle filled with hydrogen peroxide, spray your baby toys and let them soak for a few minutes. Wipe the toys clean with a dry cloth. Or, you can also toss the toys into a bowl that contains 1 liter water and 1/2cup hydrogen peroxide. Let them soak for a few minutes and rinse them off.
We hope these 10 uses for hydrogen peroxide help you as you go about your cleaning routines! As you can see, there are so many ways to use our 7% Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide. Do you have a favorite use? Let us know so we can share it with our community!