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    Default Use a lot of vinegar? Cheap staples?

    I use it for cleaning and I put some in every load of laundry..I'm wondering how much everyone else has stored.
    Also, where's a cheaper place to get stuff like vinegar, baking soda, washing.g soda, borax, etc.

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    Buy the giant jars from Costco. I keep a big bottle in my laundry room, and then fill smaller bottles for both bathrooms, the kitchen, etc. I use it for so much.

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    Do you all who use vinegar in laundry, cleaning, etc., use red wine vinegar or white wine vinegar? I can get red for €0.24/bottle but white is significantly more expensive (4x more!) so if I can use red I would rather - would it discolor clothes? The main reason I haven't tried is I keep seeing people mention "vinegar" but no one ever says what kind. I have five kinds of vinegar in my cabinet... (red wine, white wine, apple, rice, and balsamic haha!)

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    I use white vinegar in laundry and cleaning don't know if red would be alright in laundry or not.Go to 101 ways to use vinegar.com
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    I'm guessing most people are talking about white distilled vinegar. It should be cheaper than all the other kinds you referenced.


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    Quote Originally Posted by greekislandgirl View Post
    Do you all who use vinegar in laundry, cleaning, etc., use red wine vinegar or white wine vinegar? I can get red for 0.24/bottle but white is significantly more expensive (4x more!) so if I can use red I would rather - would it discolor clothes? The main reason I haven't tried is I keep seeing people mention "vinegar" but no one ever says what kind. I have five kinds of vinegar in my cabinet... (red wine, white wine, apple, rice, and balsamic haha!)
    Oh just straight white vinegar, the most basic cheap-o vinegar. No wine vinegars or any of that. Just plain ol' straight vinegar. I use it in my laundry, in my cleaning, in shining metal and glass, in unclogging drains... the list goes on and on!

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    I buy it by the gallon.

    I use vinegar & baking soda to clean with. I buy baking soda & vinegar from Sam's - that's the cheapest I can ind.


    Washing Soda & Borax I get from the grocery store. I've not checked the price at Walmart - it may be less expensive, not sure.
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    I use white vinegar in my rinse cycle of the washer. I just read you can use it to clean the floors. I plan on getting a couple of gallons to make cleaning supplies with it. I just hope the cost doesn't get higher.

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    I've never seen that kind of vinegar in Greece I've only seen vinegar in the "food vinegar" section of the store, and they only have the kinds I mentioned (red wine, white wine, etc). That makes me sad.... White wine vinegar is too expensive for these uses.

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    is the "food vinegar" a white vinegar? If so, that may be what we are talking about.

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    oh I meant that the only vinegars in the store are all together and they are the ones I listed - there is no "plain ol' vinegar" on offer. But perhaps I just need to search around a bit. The largest bottle of vinegar I can find is half a liter - which is not very much. I did find 2 liters of red wine vinegar but it was a restaurant supply store. However, red wine vinegar is extremely cheap, so I can use that instead of the kind you guys use - but probably not in the laundry I would imagine.

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    i but the large generic brand at the grocery.

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    Thanks everyone, I just need to figure out how long one of those giant jugs lasts me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nada.Leona View Post
    Buy the giant jars from Costco. I keep a big bottle in my laundry room, and then fill smaller bottles for both bathrooms, the kitchen, etc. I use it for so much.
    Thanks.........I haven't even thought to check the price there.

    This NEVER goes on sale either........especially now with canning
    season here. But I use the apple cider to can with.....mostly.
    Don't like the white for canning.

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    greekislandgirl------I find the white distilled vinegar in the section of the grocery store with the pickles.

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