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Scale and Slime
 
 

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Save money removing the scale and slime that standing water builds up by periodically cleaning these areas with vinegar.  Vinegar is a thrift friendly cleaning product.  Vinegar will remove scale and slime if left on an object for several hours.  The worse the slime, the longer it will take to remove it.  Clean objects like humidifiers weekly and the scale will loosen in as little as 20 minutes.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some additional  ways to save money on scale and slime using vinegar.

 

- Put it down your drains with a little baking soda to clean it up.
 
- Run it through your washing machine and dishwasher to clean the hoses.
 
- Set objects like showerheads in vinegar to clean them out.
 
- Use it to clean humidifiers.  Remove the scum and then soak in bleach.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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