If you always seem to have a bottle of rubbing alcohol in your bathroom, but hardly ever use it, I’ll bet you will be surprised to find out that it can also be used to do quite a few things around the house. A lot of various cleaning uses that you will be so glad you now know about!
Some household uses for Rubbing Alcohol:
Clean Windows – Mix 1 cup of rubbing alcohol, 1 cup water and 1 tablespoon vinegar to make your own window cleaner.
Clean Stainless Steel – Use rubbing alcohol on stainless steel appliances to remove fingerprints and smudges.
Clean faucets and sinks – Use rubbing alcohol on stainless steel faucet or sink to get rid of water spots.
DIY Granite Cleaner – Mix 1/4 cup of rubbing alcohol with 2-3 cups of water and add just a few drops of dishwasher soap and use to clean your granite countertop.
Clean mirrors – Add rubbing alcohol to a spray bottle and spray over your bathroom mirror. Then just wipe of and it will take off any build up you have on the mirror. Leaves a streak-free shine.
Remove hair spray – Use rubbing alcohol to remove hair spray buildup from your bathroom counter, your blow dryer or other styling tools.
Frost-Free Car Windows – Mix one part rubbing alcohol with eight parts water and apply to your car windows to prevent frost from forming on them. Reapply whenever you wash your car.
Clean your Cell Phone – Lightly moisten a rag with rubbing alcohol and use to wipe down your cell phone or other gadgets. Gets rid of the build up that tends to form on them. Also works well on your computer keyboard.
Remove Permanent Marker – Use rubbing alcohol to remove permanent marker from hard surfaces like countertops, plastic and more. Apply a small amount directly to the surface or pour a little on a rag, and wipe the marker until it comes off.
Rubbing Alcohol is a very inexpensive and useful cleaner, you probably even have this already around your house so the next time you’re looking to get things clean don’t forget to give this a try.