Toothpaste is an amazing cleaner for several things in and around the home.

In this post, you will learn a few surprising ways to clean shoes, jewelry and even your toilet with a simple tube of toothpaste.

Keep reading to check out these toothpaste cleaning hacks!


Toothpaste Cleaning Hacks

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For these cleaning hacks, you will want to use plain, white toothpaste!

1. Clean dirty soles and remove scuff marks.

SHE CLEANED HER SHOES WITH TOOTHPASTE AND THEY LOOK LIKE NEW AGAIN! CAN'T WAIT TO TRY THESE HACKS LATER!

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First, wet the soles of your dirty shoes then apply the toothpaste. Scrub in a small, circular motion then rinse well with water.

Toothpaste is a mild, abrasive and works really well to clean hard to remove scuff marks, dirt and grime.

2. Clean and polish jewelry. 

SHE CLEANED HER RING WITH TOOTHPASTE AND IT'S SO SPARKLY AND CLEAN! CAN'T WAIT TO TRY THIS HACK LATER. REPIN FOR LATER!

via Fashion Lady

The mild abrasive nature of toothpaste makes it a wonderful cleaner for silver jewelry.

Apply with a soft cloth to buff grime from the surface then follow with a toothbrush to scrub around the setting. Rinse and wipe clean for sparkling, like new jewelry.

3. Clean foggy car headlights. 

HER HEADLIGHTS ARE SO CLEAR AFTER USING TOOTHPASTE TO CLEAN THEM! I GOT TO TRY THIS HACK LATER. REPIN!

via LifeHack

Foggy headlights? No problem. Simply apply some toothpaste and rub in a circular motion to buff out and remove haze that could be causing your headlights on your car to look cloudy.

4. Clean and freshen toilet.SHE CLEANS HER TOILET WITH TOOTHPASTE AND THE RESULTS ARE AMAZING! GOTTA TRY THIS LATER. REPIN!

via Binkies and Briefcases

If you’re sensitive to chemical smells and would like a quick way to clean and freshen your toilet, then toothpaste does the trick. Simple squirt a few drops in and scrub away!

5. Clean set in carpet stains. 

WOW! I DIDN'T KNOW YOU COULD DO THIS WITH TOOTHPASTE! I GOT TO TRY THIS FOR MY CARPET STAINS. REPIN FOR LATER!

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For those pesky carpet stains that you can’t seem to get rid of, simply rub in a few drops of toothpaste then wipe clean with a wet cloth. Voila! Stain be gone!

6. Remove smells from baby bottles.

ALL THESE YEARS AND I WOULD HAVE NEVER THOUGHT TO CLEAN MY BABIES BOTTLES LIKE THIS! REPIN FOR LATER!

via Krazy Koupon Lady

To remove the spoiled milk smell from your baby’s bottles, simple add warm water and a small squirt of toothpaste to the bottle. Shake and rinse well.

7. Remove crayon from walls.

SO GLAD I FOUND THIS HACK ON HOW TO CLEAN CRAYON FROM MY WALLS! CAN'T WAIT TO TRY THIS LATER! REPIN!

via Fab How

Plain, white toothpaste is a really effective cleaning product to remove crayon from your walls. This trick also works well on permanent marker stains on furniture and other items.

8. Clean grime from your iron.

I DID NOT KNOW THAT YOU COULD CLEAN AN IRON WITH TOOTHPASTE! I GOT TO TRY THIS HACK ASAP! REPIN FOR LATER

via Cleaning Ideas

Over time, our irons can build up residue from our clothes. Rub your iron plate with toothpaste to easily and quickly get rid of grime.

9. Clean and shine chrome.

SHE CLEANED HER CHROME FAUCETS WITH TOOTHPASTE AND NOW THEY ARE SHINIER THAN EVER! GOTTA TRY THIS LATER! REPIN

via The Little Things

Make the chrome fixtures around your home shine and sparkle by simply rubbing a dab of toothpaste on them and rubbing with a soft cloth. Rinse well and wipe clean and you will be pleasantly surprised by what is left.

10. Remove water marks from wood.

SHE RUBBED TOOTHPASTE ON A WATER MARK ON HER TABLE AND THE RESULTS WERE AMAZING. I GOT TO TRY THIS! REPIN!

via Sometimes Homemade

To get rid of those unsightly water marks on wood furniture left behind from sweating beverages, simply rub the stain with toothpaste then wipe clean with a wet cloth.

 

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