Use Soda to Clean Stains, Grout and Even Your Car

Use your favorite soft drink to help clean around the house.

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Soda is not only a refreshing, sweet drink—it's a inexpensive power cleaner.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Your favorite soft drink is the answer to some of your cleaning woes. Many sodas have citric acid, which makes it a handy tool for a variety of home maintenance and cleaning tasks.

Materials

  • soda
  • old toothbrush
  • microfiber cloths

Windshield

Get rid of bug splatter on your windshield the easy way.

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Buggy Windshield

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Buggy Windshield

Get rid of bug splatter on your windshield the easy way.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Pour soda onto the windshield and let it sit for a few minutes to desolve the bug splatter. Then wipe it off.

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Pour on Windshield

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Pour on Windshield

Pour soda onto windshield.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Buff out the windshield with a clean, dry microfiber cloth.

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Buff Winshield

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Buff Winshield

Buff out the windshield with a clean, dry microfiber cloth.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Defog Headlights

Soda can remove the "fog" from car headlights.

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Foggy Headlights

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Foggy Headlights

Soda can remove the "fog" from car headlights.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Apply soda to your microfiber cloth.

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Apply Soda to Rag

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Apply Soda to Rag

Apply the soda to your microfiber cloth.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Use the soda-soaked microfiber cloth to buff out the film on the headlight.

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Buff

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Buff

Use the soda soaked microfiber cloth to buff out the film on the headlight.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

The headlights are clear and you're ready to hit the road.

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Clear Lights

Ways to Clean Up with Soda Clear Lights

The headlights are clear and ready to go.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Grout

Pour soda onto grimy grout.

Ways to Clean with Soda Pour

Ways to Clean with Soda Pour

Pour soda onto grimy grout.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Use an old toothbrush to scrub the grout.

Ways to Clean Up With Soda Grout

Ways to Clean Up With Soda Grout

Use an old toothbrush to scrub the grout.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Wipe the tile and grout clean with a microfiber cloth.

Ways to Clean with Soda Wipe

Ways to Clean with Soda Wipe

Wipe the down the tile and grout with a microfiber cloth.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Stains

Pre-soak tough stains with soda.

Ways to Clean with Soda Stains

Ways to Clean with Soda Stains

Presoak tough stains with soda. Gently rub with a microfiber towel to help loosen the stain.

Photo by: Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Gently rub clothing with a microfiber towel to help loosen the stain. Wash and dry as normal.

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