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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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