I use ammonia when I want to do cleaning that involves cutting heavy duty
grease and dirt. (Usually vinegar is my first choice.) I really only use
bleach when I want to disinfect something (toilet bowl) or kill mold and
mildew (shower area). Of course I occasionally use bleach in the laundry to
Bonnie in NJ
On 14 May 2005 15:56:19 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
The real scientists here can give you a real answer; but basically
chlorine-based bleach is not a soil-removing substance. As a detergent,
its practically useless. However, in the absence of organic matter, its
a cheap and effect disinfectant. In terms of "cleaning", its forte is
that chlorine, being a strong oxidizer, is great for removing most
Household ammonia is not magical, but you can add it to detergent
solutions to raise the pH; and that makes it more aggressive against
dirt and grease.
That's the basics, as I understand them.
When I die, I want to go where dogs go!
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