Coke is undoubtedly one of the most popular drinks. Not only is it tasy but it is also efficient and can be used for cleaning in and around the house.
Do you want to know what you can clean with coke besides drinking it? We have listed many helpful cola cleaning tips!
Want to remove limescale from your toilet bowl? Then think of cola. The acid in cola is effective in removing (lime) deposits. Empty the can into the toilet, let it soak for at least an hour, scrub well, and then flush. Thanks to the cola, the limescale will disappear like snow in the sun.
Has your food been burned, and the bottom of the pot is wholly encrusted? No worries! Fill the pot with cola, sit for a few hours, and clean the pot with a dish brush and detergent.
There is nothing nastier than chewing gum stuck in your hair or your child’s hair. Sprinkle Coca-Cola on the hair to remove the gum from the hair.
You can also apply this method to shoes and clothes with gum stuck to them. Place the shoes or clothes in a layer of cola and remove the chewing gum after about five minutes.
Apparently, coke can make your lawn greener. All you need to do for this is add (1 liter) of cola to 10 liters of spray water once a month. The cola increases the acidity of the lawn and feeds the microorganisms. In other words, it acts as a fertilizer, which will improve the color of the lawn.
Cleaning Tile Joints
The space in between tiles is prone to getting dirty. This can be easily removed with cola. Pour cola on the tiles, let it soak for a while, and then wipe it off. Use a sponge or cloth dipped in cola for stains between tiles on the wall. Clean the joints with cola and allow them to absorb. Afterward, make sure to rinse the tiles well with water. If you don’t, it will become sticky.
Get Rid of Rust
Cola can also be used as a rust remover. Soak a piece of iron in cola overnight. After this, take a wire brush and brush off the rust. If the piece of iron does not fit in the container? Then you can try making it rust-free with a scouring pad or a piece of aluminum foil soaked in coke.
Coke to Remove Oil and Blood Stains
Oil and blood stains on clothes can also be removed with coke. Just put a little cola on the stain, throw it in the washing machine, and you’re done!
Removing Paint From Metal Furniture
Have you ever accidentally gotten a paint stain on your metal furniture or have painted it but want to remove it again? Then take a cloth or sponge and dip it in cola to clean the furniture.
Removing Stains on Porcelain With Cola
Stains on porcelain can also be removed with cola. Place the dishes in a bowl of cola, let them soak for a few minutes, and then wash them in the usual way.
Cola also contains citric acid, which effectively cleans windows and mirrors. To make cleaning easier, you can put some cola in a spray bottle. Then, just spray a small amount of cola on a cloth and rub it on the glass. Finish it off with a water rinse so that it doesn’t get sticky.
Have you ever tried any of these coca-cola cleaning hacks? Let us know in the comments below!
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