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20 Practical uses for cola drinks

It's cheaper and easier to buy cola bevarages in some third world countries than it is to access clean water!

Carbonated soft drinks are the most preffered bevarages when we get thirsty. But we bet that you never imagined that there are 20 more practical ways you can use them - apart the drinking.
In tests done on the acidity levels of sodas, certain ones were found to have PH levels as low as 2.5. To put that into perspective, consider that battery acid has a pH of 1 and pure water has a pH of 7!
Although the acidic levels of sodas can surely damage your stomach and draw down your natural store of calcium,  they clean surfaces equivalent to or often better than many toxic household cleaners!
Here's what more they can do:
  1. Remove grease stains from clothing and fabric
  2.  Remove rust; also loosens rusty bolts
  3.  Remove blood stains from clothing and fabric.
  4.  Cleans oil stains from a garage floor; let the stain soak, hose off. Kills slugs and snails; the acids kills them.
  5.  Cleans burnt pans; let the pan soak in the cola drink, then rinse.
  6.  Descales a kettle (same method as with burnt pans)
  7.  Cleans car battery terminals by pouring a small amount of soda over each one.
  8. Cleans your engine;
  9. Makes pennies shine; soaking old pennies with any cola bevarage and remove the tarnish.
  10. Cleans tile grout; pour onto kitchen floor, leave for a few minutes, wipe up.
  11. Dissolves a tooth; Use a sealed container… takes a while but it does work.
  12. Removes gum from hair just in few minutes. Gum will wipe off.
  13. Removes stains from vitreous china.
  14. Got a dirty pool? Adding two 2-liter bottles of carbonated soft drink clears up rust.
  15.  You can remove (or fade) dye from hair
  16. Remove marker stains from carpet.
  17.  Cleans a toilet; pour around bowl, leave for a while, flush clean.
  18. Cola and aluminum foil will bring Chrome to a high shine.
  19. Strips paint off metal furniture.
  20. Soak a towel in and lay it on the paint surface. 

And nope, you won't find those high class cleaning products at the 'household and cleaning' sectionin the shop. Have you forgot that we're talking about the same delicious soft drinks that we consume every day?

If you're curious about the step-by-step process of chemical reactions that occur after we take another cup of soft drink, click here