Bleach sanitizes pool toys
Dip a sponge into a mixture of two cups of bleach and one gallon of water, then wipe down pool noodles and beach balls. Scrub off grime with a brush, and rinse with water. This is one of the ways you’re not using bleach—but should.
Vinegar brightens patio furniture
Fill a spray bottle with white vinegar, and spritz over chairs and tables to remove mildew stains and prevent mold from forming. Love DIY fixes? Read these 8 home remedies for summer’s most annoying problems.