If you've got a bottle of white vinegar hanging out in your kitchen cupboard, brace yourself, because you're about to start using it as often as your coffee mug. Among its many talents (you know, besides making hot chips super-tasty), vinegar is an effective non-toxic cleaning agent, mosquito repellent, and—get this—dry shampoo. With so many uses and so little time, we're surprised it doesn't come with a little cape.

Here, 20 surprising ways white vinegar can make your life (way) easier:

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