The uses for baking soda as a cleaner are endless and with characteristics such as non-toxic, inexpensive and the fact it doesn’t spoil makes it a household essential. Here are our top 10 favorite house cleaning tips using baking soda inside your house.
Top 10 House Cleaning Tips Using Baking Soda
- Add baking soda to the bottom of your kitchen garbage, and add more after you put a new bag in to eliminate the smell.
- To get rid of scuff marks and/or grease spills on the floor, sprinkle with baking soda and then wipe with a warm, damp cloth. This tip is safe for no-wax floors.
- For burnt-on food in the bottom of pots, sprinkle with baking soda, then add hot water. Let soak overnight; the dried on food will come loose much more easily.
- To remove stubborn stains from most surfaces, use a baking soda paste (3 parts baking soda, one part water). Apply, let stand, then scrub or wipe clean.
- To avoid clogged drains, pour 1/4 cup baking soda down weekly. Rinse through with hot water.
- To help decrease the chance of spills remaining in the carpet and starting to smell. After cleaning a spill as you would normally, sprinkle with baking soda and vacuum after a few minutes.
- Clean children’s toys with 1/4 cup baking soda in 1 quart warm water. Toys can either be soaked in this cleaning mixture or wiped with a dampened cloth. Rinse with water.
- Replace half of your usual amount of laundry detergent with baking soda to keep clothing fresh.
- With the typical bleach amount add 1/2 cup of baking soda to your laundry to increase the bleach’s effectiveness.
- Add a little bit of baking soda every day to your laundry hamper to keep the hamper from smelling between emptyings.
The uses for baking soda are practically endless. Leave us a comment with your favorite use for baking soda as a household cleaner. For more useful tips and information about our services, join our mailing list today!