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- Place an opened box in the refrigerator, freezer, cabinet, closets, or anywhere you want to remove odors.
- Use 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water to clean silver.
- Sprinkle baking soda on the bottom of pots with burnt on food. Fill with hot water and soak overnight. Scrub to clean.
- Use 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water to clean stains on surfaces in the kitchen or bath.
- Freshen carpet by sprinkling with baking soda, waiting 15 minutes, and then vacuuming.
- Pretreat grease stains with a baking soda paste before washing.
- Add a 1/2 cup of baking soda to your load of whites before washing. This will increase the effectiveness of chlorine bleach.
- Sprinkle your sponge with baking soda when cleaning walls. This will even remove crayon!
- Dust produce with baking soda before washing to get it extra clean.
- Plastic food containers can be cleaned by wiping down with baking soda. Soak stubborn stains with 4 parts baking soda and 1 part water.
- Sprinkle baking soda in the bottom of your dishwasher before your next load to get rid of odors.
- Soak sponges in 1 quart of water mixed with 4 tablespoons baking soda to keep them smelling fresh.
- Wash your car with 1/4 cup of baking soda mixed in 1 quart warm water.
- Stubborn toilet stains can be cleaned by sprinkling toilet with 1 cup of baking soda and allowing to sit for 30 minutes. Spray with vinegar then scrub.
- Remove water spots from shower doors by wiping down with baking soda sprinkled on a damp sponge.
- Mix 3 parts baking soda and 1 part bleach to clean those stubborn grout stains.
- Sprinkle a cut lemon with some baking soda and rub on your wood cutting board to remove stains.
- Process baking soda and lemon wedges in your garbage disposal to keep it smelling fresh.
- A 1/2 cup of baking soda added to the rinse cycle of your wash acts as a natural fabric softener.
- One tablespoon of baking soda in the water of your vase of flowers will keep them fresher longer.
- Baking soda will repel ants and cockroaches where ever you sprinkle it.
- Mix 1 tablespoon baking soda with a few drops of essential oil. Add to a spray bottle and fill with water for your own homemade air freshener.
- Stainless steel sinks will shine after you clean with a mixture of baking soda and vinegar. (NOTE: There will be some foaming.)
- Place a bowl of baking soda anywhere there is a moisture problem. The baking soda will absorb the moisture in the air.
- Mop floors with a solution of 1/2 cup baking soda dissolved in a bucket of warm water.
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