You can find baking soda in pretty much any home, but it’s often highly underused! There are endless household uses for baking soda. Plus – it’s very inexpensive and all natural.
Here are a few ways you can use baking soda in your cleaning around the home:
- Sprinkle about 1/2 cup in your garbage cans to absorb odors.
- Use an an abrasive scrub to shine your sink and stainless steel appliances.
- Use a paste made from baking soda and hydrogen peroxide to remove underarm stains and on baby clothes (light colors only.)
- Add baking soda to the litter box to curb odors.
- Wash your fruits and vegetables with a solution made from 1 part baking soda, 5 parts water.
- Use baking soda as an abrasive scrub to remove toilet stains.
- Add a scoop to your laundry to boost the power of your detergent.
- Scrub pots and pans with baking soda and vinegar.
- Make a solution of baking soda and water, then run it through your coffee maker to clean it.
- Clean baby bottles with baking soda and water.
- Use baking soda to clean your barbecue.
- Clean your oven with baking soda.
- To clear drains: pour 1/2 cup of baking soda down the drain, followed by 1/2 cup vinegar. Let the mixture “fizz” for a few moments, then flush with hot water.
- Sprinkle a small amount of baking soda into shoes to curb odors.
- Make your own air freshener by combining 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 cup of warm water, and 10 drops of your favorite essential oil. Store in a spray bottle and shake well!
You’ll find that you can replace many of your store-bought cleaning products when you start utilizing baking soda around the home. Good riddance! It’s much healthier and a lot easier on the wallet, too.
May Every Step You Take Be Healthy!