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How to Remove Grease with Vinegar



Use Vinegar to Remove Grease

Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Grease build up on the stovetop or counter top can be a bear to remove – unless you’re using the right cleaner. So what is the right cleaner? Vinegar! Just soak a sponge or rag in vinegar, and use it to wipe down the greasy surface. It’ll cut through the grease and grime in one easy step.

Why This Works

The acetic acid in vinegar eats through the grease, saving you scrubbing time and frustrations.

Benefits of Cleaning with Vinegar

  • inexpensive
  • no harsh chemicals or fumes
  • safe for most surfaces
  • safe for use around pets and kids


1) Do not use on marble
2) Test on a small area before using on finished wood surfaces or tile
3) As with any cleaner, you should avoid all contact with the eyes and prolonged contact with the skin

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