Baking Soda homesteading cleaning tips is a versatile cleaning agent, with none of the toxins concealed in household cleaners. It’s easy to use and it works!
1937, Church & Dwight Company), there are many tips for using baking soda for household cleaning.
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Use it as a cleaner
Sprinkle a little baking soda on a damp sponge and scrub tiles bathtubs, washbasins and sinks. Rinse off for a sparkling clean finish.
Add 2 tablespoons of baking soda in the dishwasher to your regular detergent, to get grease off pots, pans and dishes. For baking dishes and pans with cooked-on residue, soak with a mixture of detergent and baking soda. Use dry baking soda sprinkled on a clean damp sponge to clean off.
Wipe the inside and outside of your microwave with a clean damp sponge sprinkled with baking soda to get it clean fast.
Remove coffee and tea stains from your favorite mugs, coffee and tea pots with baking soda. Simply mix ¼ baking soda with one quart of warm water and wash.
Baking soda can clean and deodorize your shower curtains in a jiffy. Sprinkle on a clean damp sponge of brush, scrub and rinse.
Use ½ cup of baking soda with your regular laundry detergent to remove stains from baby clothes. To deodorize, add baking soda during the rinse cycle.
You can add 4 tablespoons of baking powder to 1 quart of warm water and use to clean and freshen sports equipment. Sprinkle baking soda in your gym bag or sports shoes to deodorize them.
Get your car sparkling clean with baking soda! Mix ¼ cup baking soda with 1 quart of warm water. Use a soft sponge dipped in this to clean off dust, grease and road grime.
Baking soda gets your silver cutlery shining. Make a paste of 3 parts baking soda mixed with 1 part water, and gently wipe with a soft cloth or sponge before rinsing off and drying.
Deodorize your home
Leave a box of baking soda open in the fridge to remove strong food odors. Sprinkle over the carpet, leave overnight and vacuum to remove pet odors. You can also deodorize your trashcans by sprinkling a little baking soda at the bottom of your trashcan.
Baking soda can deodorize your drains very effectively. Run warm water and put ½ cup baking soda down the drain while tap is running.
Baking soda is great at deodorizing cat litter boxes. Simply sprinkle the bottom with baking soda and cover with cat litter.
Freshen your dogs’ beds with baking soda. Sprinkle on, leave for 15 minutes and vacuum off. Your kids’ soft toys can be deodorized in the same way. Sprinkle with baking soda, leave on for 15 minutes and brush off.
Use baking soda during the rinse cycle to get your bed and bath linen smelling fresh. Keep a box of baking soda in your linen cupboard and wardrobe to deodorize them.
Keep your car upholstery fresh with baking soda. Sprinkle on the seats and mats, leave on for 15 minutes and vacuum off.