What is the effect of vinegar on different things?

Vinegar is a mild acid and as such will disolve calcium and other minerals that are part of "water spots". As such, vinegar is good at removing mineral from windows, shower heads... and mixed with olive oil and spices, it makes a good salad dressing. vinegar also works as a meat tederiser it breaks down the glutens that make meat tuff vinegar also makes the best window cleaner. coffeepot cleaner and sprayed around a porch it will keep flies away in the summer for about 2 weeks at a time