Did you know Hydrogen Peroxide has magical cleaning powers? Well, OK, maybe not magic but it is a pretty awesome green product to have handy around the house. Here are some great ways to use it to get your home nice and clean. Be sure you are using the  3% solution.

Whiten Grout

Cleaning grout is not a fun household chore, but the good news is DIY grout paste is AH-MAZE-ING. Mix hydrogen peroxide with baking soda and then spread it over your grout. Let it sit for about an hour and then use the rough side of a sponge to wipe away the grime. Voila! Now all that gross gunky build up is gone, and your grout now looks brand new!

Disinfect Sponges

Dirty sponges…yuck. Who wants to clean the items they eat with or off of with something covered in germs. Um not you and definitely not us. Give your sponges a new life by soaking them in a bowl of hydrogen peroxide for half an hour.

Disinfect Your Fridge

We all know you can use HP to disinfect a cut, but did you know you can also use it to sanitize your refrigerator? Yup, that’s right! Just spray some inside (make sure the bottle you use is opaque) and let it soak for about ten minutes then wipe away the grime.

Looking for other ways to use this product as a green way to clean up your home? Here are TEN more:

  1. Whiten Laundry
  2. Clean Your Cutting Boards
  3. Clean Rugs (test a small area first)
  4. Clean Toilets (even if you have a septic!)
  5. Clean Children’s Toys
  6. Remove Tablecloth Stains
  7. Clean Doorknobs
  8. Clean Glass Surfaces
  9. Disinfect Countertops
  10. Clean Your Veggies

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