Expand the description and view the text of the steps for this how-to video. Check out Howcast for other do-it-yourself videos from jonz and more videos in the General Housekeeping category. You can contribute too! Create your own DIY guide at www.howcast.com or produce your own Howcast spots with the Howcast Filmmakers Program at www.howcast.com Dirty House? Clean it up with Alka-Seltzer! Who knew the same product that has provided indegestion relief and humorous explosions for millions of people world wide could be used to do some of your most basic household chores. To complete this How-To you will need: Alka-Seltzer Water Step 1: Sanitizing the Toilet Drop four tablets into the toilet bowl and leave them for 20 minutes. Brush, flush, and you’re done. Step 2: Making Your Sink Sparkle Fill your bathroom or kitchen sink halfway with water, drop in two tablets. Let stand for 20 minutes, drain, and rinse. Tip: You can even soothe an insect bite with Alka-Seltzer. Dissolve two tablets in water, saturate a cotton ball, and press it on the sting for quick relief. Step 3: Quickly Cleaning Greasy Cookware Fill dirty pots and pans with warm water, add five tablets, and let everything sit for an hour. Wipe, rinse, and you’re good to go. Step 4: Refreshing Your Vase Remove the icky residue that gathers at the impossible-to-reach bottom of narrow-neck vases by filling them halfway with water and adding two tablets. Wait until the fizzing stops, then rinse the vase clean. Step 5