Toothpaste is good for cleaning teeth and we all know how to do that. But the ingredients that make up toothpaste, make it a really good stain remover, deodorizer, and germ killer.
The good thing about toothpaste is that it does not contain harmful chemicals so you can use as much of it as you want and it will not cause irritation to the skin or damage to any of your home surfaces.
Toothpaste is good for cleaning; silverware; such as forks, knives and spoons, plates; both plastic and china, pots and pans, glass utensils and glass surfaces, wood surfaces such as cabinet doors, wooden tables, stone surfaces, granite, marble and so on.
Toothpaste can also clean tiles, bathtubs, and face basins made of porcelain, and other materials. It works wonders on any stainless steel surface such as kitchen sinks, faucets and so much more.
Here is a list of really brilliant ways to use toothpaste to clean things in your home.
Clean Stone Surfaces
Toothpaste is good for cleaning stone surfaces without causing damage.
Mix about one teaspoon of toothpaste with some water and apply it to any stone surface with a sponge to remove stains. Wipe it off with a damped cloth.
Use To Clean Grout
Use toothpaste onto a toothbrush to scrub the grout between your tiles that may be discolored.
Toothpaste is good at stripping mildew and other stains from the grout leaving it sparkling.
Clean Burnt Food In Pots
Rub some toothpaste all over the burnt areas.
Wet the toothpaste and leave the pot to soak for twenty minutes to half an hour. Then scrub the burnt particles away with a good scouring pad.
Rinse under running water, inspect to see if any of the burnt particles are still lingering, and address them.
Remove Odors From Hands
Place some toothpaste in the palm of your hands and wet it under the pipe.
Rub together and lather your hands properly, spreading the toothpaste all over your hands. Rinse your hands and dry them and you will have fresh-smelling hands.
Clean Toes And Foot Bottom
Use a wet toothbrush and place some toothpaste on it. Wet your feet or the feet of the person whose toes or foot bottom is to be cleaned.
Rub the toothpaste on the toes and all over the feet using the toothbrush to scrub gently.
Let the feet soak for about ten minutes and then rinse it off. It will kill odors, kill germs, and remove dirt, stains, and some dead skin.
Remove Permanent Marker From Wood
Place some toothpaste on a microfiber cloth and rub it in a circular motion onto the marker stain. Continue rubbing and it will delete the permanent marker.
Use your fingers or a microfiber cloth to spread some toothpaste onto your eyeglasses in a circular motion.
Rinse thoroughly with cold water and buff with a microfiber cloth.
Make sure the cloth is free from any foreign element that can scratch the surface of the eyeglasses.
Remove Tarnish From Silverware
Place some toothpaste on a dry microfiber cloth and rub all over your silverware. Rinse the silverware with cold water and all the tarnish will be gone.
Remove Soap Scum From Shower Doors
Put about a teaspoon of toothpaste in a spray bottle and pour one cup of hydrogen peroxide or you could use half a cup of water or one cup of Coca-Cola.
Shake the bottle well to dissolve the toothpaste and spray it onto the shower doors. Rub in a circular motion with a sponge.
Rinse off and dry. All the soap scum will be gone.
Clean Phone Screen
Use your fingertips or a dry microfiber cloth to apply a little toothpaste onto your phone screen.
Spread it all over and then wipe it all off with a dry microfiber cloth.
All the germs, grease, fingerprints and dirt will disappear right away.
Clean Chrome Faucets
Mix a thick paste with toothpaste and water and dip a microfiber cloth in the mixture and use it to rub all over the faucet. Rinse it off and then dry it with a microfiber cloth and the faucet will be really shiny.
Use a wet sponge, scouring pad or cloth to apply some toothpaste to your sinks, spreading it all over in a scrubbing motion. Rinse it and dry.
Toothpaste is really good at removing all sorts of grease and other stains from both porcelain and stainless steel sinks.
There are some really good cleaning ingredients that mokes up toothpaste and it also deodorizes and leaves a minty flavor.
Remove odors from Plastic bowls
Put some toothpaste into a plastic bowl and add a little water. Dissolve the toothpaste and spread it all over the bowl. Cover the bowl and shake it well and then leave it for thirty minutes. Rinse it and the odor will be all gone.
Remove Crayon Marks From doors, tables, walls
Use your fingers or a piece of cloth to rub some toothpaste onto crayon marks on doors, walls or furniture. Use a sponge or cloth to rub it in a circular motion and the toothpaste will lift off the marks.
Clean Car Headlights
Use a dry microfiber cloth to rub some toothpaste in a circular motion on your car’s headlights. Press it with a little force while rubbing and then dry off the toothpaste with another microfiber cloth. This will leave the headlights looking really shiny and transparent.
Clean Clothes Iron
Remove stains fro your clothes iron by applying some toothpaste using a damped cloth. Spread the toothpaste all over the iron face and let it sit for ten minutes. Use a wet cloth to rub it off and the stains will be all gone.
Cleans Scratches On your Watch
Apply some toothpaste to a microfiber cloth and rub it in a circular motion onto your watch face. Buff it with a dry microfiber cloth and it will be as clear as ever.
Clean CDs And DVDs
Just like cleaning any other delicate surface. Soften some toothpaste with a little water, dip a little part of the microfiber cloth in it, rub it onto your CD or DVD, and then wipe it again with a damped microfiber cloth.
Happy toothpaste cleaning!