Vinegar really does do just about everything! There are so many uses for vinegar that it's too many to count. It can be used to sterilize and disinfect items, kill odors, cook with it, clean with it, and even cure hiccups with it! It is one of the most environmentally friendly products as well. About the only thing you shouldn't use it on is natural stone tile and counter tops. The smell is pretty strong at first, but it really does dissipate quickly, leaving no odor at all. Someone over at odyb.net put together a nice list of uses for vinegar. Check this article out. You might be able to pick up a few tips and tricks that you can use.