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10 Awesome Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks Your Home Needs

Written by Grace & Silas
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Being one of the most common household items, hydrogen peroxide has so many uses. It can do so much more than a lot of people know and it’s super cheap too! And besides cleaning cuts, this nontoxic chemical liquid is can be used in your kitchen, bathroom, and for so much more!

And that’s why today, I’m sharing some amazing hydrogen peroxide tips and hacks that’ll definitely make your life easier. They’ll save you so much time and money and help you in so many ways. So check them out and let me know what you think!

Carpet Cleaner

If you have a stained old carpet, then try this tip before throwing it out. All you have to do is mix 1/2 cup of hydrogen peroxide with 1/4 cup of dish soap. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and use it to spray away those nasty carpet stains.

Disinfect Countertops

Ditch the pricey commercial home cleaners and opt for a cheaper but still effective option. Just spray the hydrogen peroxide on your kitchen countertops and wipe clean after. Besides keeping your place clean, it also works as a disinfecting agent, giving you a non-toxic solution.

Whiten Grout

If you want to clean your tile’s grout, then grab the hydrogen peroxide and spread it all over the dirty area. Then scrub thoroughly and in no time, your grout will look amazing.

Clean Toilet Bowls

Forget the toxic chemically made toilet cleaner and try using hydrogen peroxide. All you need to do is pour half a cup of it into the toilet bowl, letting it sit for 3 minutes, and then scrub it clean. Flush after and it’ll look great.

Sanitize Your Sponge

For germ free dishwashing, soak your sponge in hydrogen peroxide and let it soak for 15 – 30 minutes to disinfect. The hydrogen peroxide is anti-bacterial and anti-viral, so it makes sense to use it for your sponge.

Disinfect Cutting Boards

Whether it’s made of wood or plastic, your cutting boards should be disinfected every once in a while. This can be done simply done by spraying a good amount of hydrogen peroxide on your cutting boards and rinse after. This will kill and prevent the spread of bacteria and germs that are bad for meal prep.

Make Your Baking Sheets New Again

If you’re someone who loves baking, then you probably know the pain of having burnt food on baking sheets. But thankfully, you can quickly fix this by simply sprinkling the burnt spots with baking soda, spray with hydrogen peroxide, and then add another layer of baking soda. Let it sit for a few minutes and scrub. Your baking sheet will look like new again

Clean Your Fridge

Because the fridge is probably the most used appliance in the kitchen, it’s always a great idea to keep it clean. All you have to do is spray hydrogen peroxide inside and outside the fridge and let it soak for a few minutes. Then wipe away with a clean cloth after to remove food gunk and disinfect.

Create an All Natural Bleach Alternative

With a mixture of hydrogen peroxide, lemon juice, baking soda, citric acid, and vinegar, you can easily create an all natural bleach alternative. It’s cheaper, safer, and much better compared to any store-bought bleach that’s full of toxic chemicals.

Remove Sticky Residue on Glass Stovetops

There few appliances that are as expensive as your stovetop so it only makes sense that you’d keep it in the best shape possible. And to quickly clean and lift up any sticky residue, sprinkle the surface with baking soda and then drizzle with hydrogen peroxide. Watch as it fizzes and breaks down the burnt-on gunk. Simply rinse and dry once the stains have been lifted. It’ll look sparkling clean in no time!


Who says’ hydrogen peroxide is only good for your first aid kit when there are so many ways it can help you around the home. There’s no need to spend a ton of money on store-bought home cleaners when hydrogen peroxide has got you covered. And with these ten tips and hacks from the list above, you’ll definitely get your money’s worth. So give them a try and let me know what you think!

Now if you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment down below! I’d love to help you out!

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Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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