If you are a big Coca Cola addict you might want to skip reading this article. I am not sure who thought of all of these weird, but at the same time very practical ways of using Coca Cola as a cleaning product but the truth is that these tips really work. Coca Cola may not be good for your health, but you still might consider buying this soda after reading these seven things you can clean with the help of this fizzy drink.
Pearly White Toilet Bowl
That is right. Can you imagine the most popular drink in the world can actually be used to clean your toilet bowl. If you need something strong to dissolve the stains in your toilet bowl just put some Cola in a spray bottle and coat the entire inside of the bowl. Let it sit for an hour (or longer to maximize the effect) and flush afterwards. You will be amazed how white and clean your toilet bowl will be.
You may have heard this tip and thought it must be mumbo jumbo. Well, let me tell you- it is true! If you don’t believe me try it. Soak whatever object you need clean in Coca Cola for twenty-four hours. The next day, wash off the stickiness of the Coke with water. It is proven that Coca Cola has the properties to dissolve the rust particles and make them easily removed.
Remove Oil Stains on Clothes
This sounds a bit wild. Wait, are you still doubting the power of Coca Cola? The next time you try to remove an oily stain from your clothes try pouring Coke on the stain. Let the soda sit on the clothes for thirty minutes. Then toss the clothing in the washing machine like usual. You can also try adding Coca Cola to your normal detergent in the washing machine.
Burnt Grease on Frying Pan
Thanks to the grease-removing properties of Coca Cola you can use this to clean your frying pan as well are saying Hornsey deep cleaning. Just pour one can of Coca Cola in the frying pan and let it sit on the burner on a slow heat for thirty minutes. Next, grab a good old-fashioned scourer and scour the burned food and grease away.
Clean the Terminals of Your Car’s Battery
Corrosion of the battery of your car can lead to difficulty with starting your vehicle. Next time- try the Coca Cola trick. Carefully pour a can of the fizzy drink over each of the terminals of the battery and let it sit like that for awhile. Grab a toothbrush and scrub the corrosion off the terminals. After that make sure to rinse any Coke residue off..
Remove Gum from Hair
Getting gum in the hair is quite an unpleasant mistake to deal with. Many people believe there is no other solution but to cut the hair off. Don’t freak out, put the scissors down and grab the Coca Cola instead. Make sure the drink is cold, dip the hair string to which the gum has stuck. The Coke will magically turn the gum into a hard and non-sticky ball which is easily removed without cutting your hair.
Remove Marker Stains Off the Carpet
To clean a marker stain off of carpet you must soak the stained spot. Next, with toothbrush then rinse with soapy water. Simple enough!
After the many benefits of Coca Cola you may want to reconsider some of your health choices. Maybe it is for the best to quit drinking Coke and use it for cleaning purposes instead!
Alex Farley is a Mommy Convos’ Guest Author and mother of two lovely children. She owns a London-based cleaning business that she has run for the past two years. In her free time she loves to read and write articles related to cleaning and DIY.