This woman used nail polish remover in her kitchen for the smartest reason

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Most people have a set routine when it comes to cleaning the kitchen. Certain people prefer certain products. But what if you need to clean up around the kitchen and you're all out of your usual cleaning materials?
Never fear, dear reader, we've got you covered! Did you know that you have materials hanging out all over your house that can be used to clean your kitchen? It's true! So next time your kitchen is getting a bit messy, don't rush out to the store to pick up some cleaning products. Instead, reach for something a little closer at hand.
1. Nail polish remover
Since the purpose of nail polish remover is to strip polish off of your fingernails it shouldn't be a surprise that it can be used to remove other things. For instance, if you pour a bit of nail polish remover on a cotton pad and wipe down your oven range hood, it will remove the grime that's been building up on there probably since you moved in.
2. Toothpaste
There is only one room in your house where you need to use toothpaste, right? Wrong. Toothpaste isn't just for the bathroom anymore. Next time you have to chop onions or peel garlic, don't waste time trying to wash the smell off of your hands. Instead, squeeze a generous blob of toothpaste in your hands and rub them together until both hands are covered in a thin layer. Then wash the toothpaste off and the smell should disappear with it.
3. Cornstarch
While cornstarch is often used in the kitchen, it's usually meant for cooking, not cleaning. You can, however, use cornstarch to clean up grease stains on your countertops and tables. Just sprinkle a little cornstarch onto a cloth and rub it into the stain until it disappears.
4. Salt
Just like cornstarch, salt is most often used for cooking. And just like cornstarch, salt can be used to clean up greasy messes. If you have a pot or pan that is coated in a layer of grease, sprinkle in some salt to absorb the grease. This will make it easier to wash out later.
5. Shaving cream
If you're a fan of stainless steel appliances, then you know how easily they show smudges and fingerprints. While there are a number of products available to clean stainless steel, you can also use something that you probably already have in your bathroom. Spray a layer of shaving cream on your stainless steel, scrub over it with a sponge and then wipe it dry to remove the smudges.
6. Dryer sheets
Not only are they great for laundry, but dryer sheets also come in handy when it's time to do the dishes. If you have pans covered in stubborn, stuck-on gunk, fill them with water, squirt in a little dish soap and set a dryer sheet in the bottom of the pan. Let everything set for about an hour before you pour out the water. Anything still left in the pan should wipe out with a sponge or dishcloth.
7. Hydrogen peroxide
If you have stone countertops, then you're probably pretty careful about the products you use to clean them. One safe way to clean your stone counters is to dilute hydrogen peroxide with water and add a few drops of ammonia. This mixture will easily remove stains from the counter without damaging the stone.
8. Toothbrush
Since toothpaste was mentioned earlier, I guess I should point out that a toothbrush can also be brought into the kitchen for cleaning purposes. If you have a garbage disposal, a toothbrush dipped in degreaser is a great way to scrub it clean. Just make sure you get under the splash guard, because that's where all of the really disgusting gunk is waiting.
9. Chalk
While not necessarily a cleaning solution, this one is still important. If you have an ant problem in your kitchen, find where they're entering the house and draw a thick chalk line to block their path. The calcium carbonate in the chalk will cause the ants to turn around and head back the other way.
Trying some of these hacks can save you from spending piles of money on brand name cleaning products. So next time you're preparing to clean your kitchen, just search your bathroom and pantry for the supplies you need. And don't forget to share this with your friends on Facebook to let them know about these surprising cleaning products!
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