12 surprising uses of hydrogen peroxide that will change the way you clean

You likely keep a bottle of hydrogen peroxide in your home to disinfect minor cuts. According to the Open Chemistry Database, the chemical compound is also found in some teeth whitening and other bleaching products. You'll be surprised to learn there are oh-so-many-more uses for this magical product. Here are 12 of our favorite uses for hydrogen peroxide:
1-3. Kitchen glass cleaner, countertops disinfectant, and cutting board cleaner. Yes, hydrogen peroxide can clean it all, but how? The video below demonstrates these first 3 techniques:
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4. Produce rinse. You may be surprised to know that hydrogen peroxide offers a perfectly safe method for cleaning produce. Check out how to use it in the video below:
5-6. Refrigerator cleaner & pot and pan degreaser. Ever run into hard-to-clean stains in a fridge? What about a dirty pot/pan? You're in luck as hydrogen peroxide is here to help. Watch the magic happen in the video below:
7. Stain remover. You may feel those stubborn stains may never go away, but think again. Watch this product in action in the video below:
8. Tile grout cleaner. Bathroom and kitchen tile can get very nasty very fast. Instead of spending a ton of money on a cleaner, use the DIY solution below:
9. Mold remover. Spray hydrogen peroxide directly onto mold to halt the growth of the fungus, says Natural Living Ideas.
10. Toilet bowl cleaner. Instead of expensive products, you can use this DIY solution instead:
11. Protect plants. Not sure how this works? Watch the video below:
12. Floor brightener. Next time you mop your floors, try using the mixture in the video below:
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