Cleaning Uses for Coca Cola

Uses for Coca Cola

Uses for Coca Cola

I remember as a child my daddy stopping at the filling station (yes, I’m that old) and buying a Coke to clean the car windshield. Reflecting on that experience and reading about the many uses of Coke other than drinking, I thought it would be fun to share my top 5 household cleaning uses for Coca Cola.

Uses for Coca Cola

1. Pour one can of Coke into the toilet. Let it sit for an hour and flush for a clean toilet.

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2. Laundry Degreaser: Pour one can of Coke in the washing machine with detergent. Toss in greasy or heavily soiled clothes and launder as usual.

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3. Coke makes an excellent window cleaner. This is especially useful for car windows which can get tough buildups of road gunk. Pour a can of coke over the windshield and rub with a washing cloth. Wipe off with a damp cloth to remove sticky residue.

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4. To remove the black film on the bottom of a pot from burned on food the black and restore your pot to new, pour in a can of coke (or as much as you need to cover the blackened area by an inch) and put it on the stove on a low heat for half hour; wash the pot as normal.

5. Remove rust by soaking the rusted item in coke and scrubbing with a textured cloth. This also works well with rust spots on chrome objects such as faucets.

Do you know of other cleaning uses for coca cola? Share it with us below.

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Mat

I'm a cleaning, stain fighting, hands on dad who likes to work out, cook, and fix my truck.

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