There are many uses for mineral oil around the home, for cleaning and more. I've collected several here that have been shared by readers, and you can tell me how you use it too.
With a need to save money more and more people are making their own cleaning products. Or, you may have heard about this product as a suggested cleaner or stain remover, and are trying to figure out how it can be used in your home.
When you are new to making your own cleaning products you can feel a bit nervous about which recipes and uses will actually work or not.
This is your chance to share your knowledge if you have a great tip or use for this product, or get some tips of your own to make sure you get the best results possible.
Here are the uses that have been submitted so far:
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Shine Stainless Steel Sink Or Other Appliances
Homemade Brass Cleaner
Removing Water Stains From Wood
Most typically you'll find mineral oil in drugstores, used as a laxative. However, that is certainly not the only way to use it in your home.
Instead, it can also be used for cleaning, as a product all by itself, as an ingredient in other homemade cleaning recipes.
Of course, if you're going to use it on anything where you may ingest some of it you need to make sure it is food-grade quality.
Obviously, if you buy it in laxative form it will be safe for ingestion, but you'll need to make sure that it doesn't contain any other ingredients.
Otherwise, the easiest way to find it in food-grade form is as an oil for wooden cutting boards.
I'd love to hear from you, telling me how you use it in your home. You can skip down here to share your uses here.
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Making and using your own cleaning products is becoming quite popular. One common homemade cleaning supply is mineral oil.
How do you use it around your home for cleaning or stain removal?
You can also share your recipes for homemade cleaning solutions which feature this ingredient here.
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