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How to Clean Everything Better

From your fingernails down to your hardwood floors, here are the healthiest, gentlest ways to give dirt and grime the one-two punch.

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Ice bin

While germs can’t live in your freezer, ice has an annoying habit of taking on funky food odors, so unless you want your iced tea to smell faintly of frozen pizza, dump it out at least once a month. To clean the empty bin, fill it with warm water and 1/3 cup white vinegar, and let it sit on the counter for a few hours. Rinse, then sprinkle with baking soda and wipe down to neutralize odors. Ahh, now that smells better.

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