Cleaning Difficult Items With Denture Tablets!
Have you ever had an item that no matter what you tried, you just can't figure out how to clean it? It all started a few months ago when I was trying to clean a vase out. I had tried just about every brush and solution I had to clean it but I just couldn't reach down the narrow neck into the larger bottom to get all the scum out of it! Without being able to scrub it, the residue just sat there glued to the
After soaking it for hours and trying to scrub inside with a toothbrush, my daughter who used to work in a floral shop told me to use denture tablets. Huh? I tried it, it worked and I decided to figure out exactly what else I could use it on. Lo and behold, I've discovered a bunch of uses for these lowly denture tablets!
Everything from vases and cups, to rings, coffee filter baskets, hairbrushes and even the tank on my mini rug scrubber could be cleaned with denture tablets!
I used denture tablets to clean the tea basket of my iced tea maker. It was stained from use but no matter how I tried I could not get a brush into the tiny slots to clean it. I just poured 1 cup of warm water in and added 1 denture tablet then rinsed when clean. No scrubbing required.
To clean diamond jewelry (not silver or pearls though): Drop a denture tablet into a cup of warm water and add jewelry. Let sit until the fizzing stops then rinse clean. How easy is that?
I came up with 8 different hard to clean surfaces that became sparkling clean after an encounter with an Efferdent tablet and some hot water! For instructions on how to clean all 8 items, check out my post Cleaning With Denture Tablets.
- Denture tablets (Big box store)
- Hot water
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