How To: 15 Uses for Household Bleach

15 Uses for Household Bleach

Commonly associated with cleaning and disinfecting items around the home, bleach can also be used as a water sterilization method in an emergency situation when you do not have access to clean, running water. Simply add 6 drops of bleach to a gallon of water and wait for 30 minutes before drinking.

You can also use bleach to keep your cut flowers in a vase last longer and extend the shelf life of your carved jack-o'-lantern pumpkin during Halloween season.

For more conventional cleaning methods involving bleach, read below on how you can use bleach to remove mold and mildew from your bathroom tiles, sanitize your toilet bowl, disinfect your butcher block cutting board, and more.

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