Baking Soda and Its Uses

Baking soda is a great non-toxic alternative cleaner. There are many ways to use this very inexpensive product to help clean your home. Here are 10 ways to use baking soda:

1. Put a small box in your refrigerator or freezer to eliminate odors.

2. To avoid clogged drains pour 1/4 cup down the drain and wash down with warm water.

3. To clean children’s toys mix 1/4 cup baking soda with 1 quart warm water. Wipe toys or rinse in mixture, then wash with clean water.

4. To remove stains from most surfaces combine 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water. Apply to stain, let it sit a while, then wipe away with water.

5. For tile floors mix 1/2 cup baking soda in a bucket of warm water. Mop then rinse with water.

6. Sprinkle some baking soda on carpet then vacuum up.

7. For counter tops sprinkle baking soda on a damp sponge or cloth. Scrub then wipe clean with water.

8. Add a cup of baking soda to your laundry load to help brighten clothes.

9. To remove oil and grease stains from the driveway pour baking soda on area and scrub with a wet brush.

10. Sprinkle some baking soda in the bottom of sneakers, gym bag, or backpack to eliminate odors.

I hope you find some of these simple tip helpful with eliminating some of those common household odors!



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