My partner calls vinegar nature’s Clorox, and he’s right. The humble product cleans and sanitizes without harsh chemicals, and that’s in addition to all its uses in preparing food.
Not all of the tips floating around the Internet pan out in real life. For example, vinegar does not — as some vinegar enthusiasts have suggested — provide consistent weed control, according to Oregon’s Department of Agriculture.
But the stinky stuff has loads of other uses, from DVD repair to dandruff control. Here are 83 ways to get started. (Note: Unless otherwise specified, “vinegar” means white vinegar.)