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    Quote Originally Posted by MomToTwoBoys View Post
    Oops!

    "What? Why?!" and then he proceeded to remind me that bleach is an acid and vinegar is a base. Oops! Omg, I think I was asleep in chem class when I learned what happens when you put those two together.

    So yeah, I learned not to do it or my washer would have exploded. Oh boy.

    actually [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinegar"]Vinegar - Wikipedia, the free [email protected]@[email protected]@/wiki/File:Essig-1.jpg" class="image"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ae/Essig-1.jpg/220px-Essig-1.jpg"@@[email protected]@commons/thumb/a/ae/Essig-1.jpg/220px-Essig-1.jpg[/ame] is a weak acid and [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bleach"]Bleach - Wikipedia, the free [email protected]@[email protected]@/wiki/File:Clorox_Bleach_Bottle.jpg" class="image"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/2/25/Clorox_Bleach_Bottle.jpg/220px-Clorox_Bleach_Bottle.jpg"@@[email protected]@en/thumb/2/25/Clorox_Bleach_Bottle.jpg/220px-Clorox_Bleach_Bottle.jpg[/ame] is a strong base. You have them inverted.


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    Thread necro!

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    Good read on the subject...

    Why People Mix Bleach and Vinegar

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    I hadn't thought about that. Thanks for reminder...before I decided to try it......

    I use bleach on lots of stuff........including my whites. Love the smell of clothes bleached.

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