Sure, you use baking soda for making your grandma’s famous cookies. However, baking soda is a super-effective and gentle abrasive cleanser! Which is also a great natural deodorizer, so it’s helpful in all sorts of trouble area’s.
Here is 10 ways you can use baking soda to clean with.
- Extra greasy dishes and pans Give baked-on food the one-two punch by dialing up your dish detergent power with baking soda.
- Foul-smelling fridge. Baking soda will absorb strong food odors so they don’t linger or change the taste of neighboring foods.
- Unrinsed fruit and veggies. Mixed with water, baking soda can remove dirt and the waxy coating on produce.
- Stained and stinky containers. To freshen your containers, wipe with a clean sponge sprinkled with baking soda. Or erase tough stains by soaking in a solution of four tablespoons of baking soda and a quart of warm water.
- That Musty smell. Deodorize the soft, cushy places around your house by sprinkling surfaces with baking soda, letting it sit for 15 minutes, and then wiping it away or vacuuming it up.
- Crayon on the wall. A parent’s worse nightmare! Scrub lightly with a damp sponge sprinkled in baking soda to get rid of your childs art work on the wall.
- Laundry. Both whites and colors will come out of the washing machine brighter if you add a cup of baking soda to your load. Combined with liquid detergent, it helps balance the pH levels to get clothes cleaner.
- Kitchen. Nearly early every dirty spot in your kitchen can benefit from a baking soda treatment. With water, use it to clean countertops, stainless steel sinks, microwaves, range hoods, and cooking utensils.
- Bathrooms. Scrub your tub, tile, sink and shower curtain with a damp sponge and baking soda. Rinse to reveal gleaming surfaces.
- Garbage can odors Place some baking soda in the bottom of your can to fight trash stink.
All of these are reasons to stalk up now!