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Brilliant Ways To Use Baking Soda

Cleaning silver products

You can quickly restore the shine to your silver by making a little mixture. This works only for original silver cutleries or ornaments. Boil 2 cups of water, add two tablespoon baking soda, and a pinch of salt along with an aluminum foil. Dip silverware in the mixture for 15-20 seconds or longer on a piece of aluminum foil, then take the silver items and wrap them in the aluminum foil and leave for 30 seconds. You can give them a gentle scrub with a soft cloth.

 

 

Whiten your teeth

We all are big coffee and tea drinker; you may notice that your teeth don’t look as white as they used to be. To fix that matter, mix some baking soda with your toothpaste and use it as usual. You may notice that your teeth are looking white after about two weeks or more. Just give it time.

 

 

 Wash Your Pots and Pans

Cut grease and remove food that remains on your pots, pans, and dishes, after a big dinner, just add two tablespoons baking soda, along with your liquid dish soap to your dishwater. I rather use DAWN; it gets rid of grease well. Scrub the pots and pans and rinse thoroughly.

 

 

Clean microwave

Baking soda can gently clean your microwave without leaving a harsh chemical smell. Apply some baking soda to a clean, damp sponge or microfiber rag and gently scrub the outside and inside of your microwave to remove stubborn, dry food residue or to get burnt smell out of microwave   from that unfortunate bag of popcorn you forgot about

 

Deodorize Your Refrigerator

I have noticed that my aunt always has a box of baking soda in the back of the refrigerator. But come to know place by opening a box or container of baking soda in it will eliminate any stench. Baking soda will absorb odor molecules from the air, to help neutralize the odors that can collect in your refrigerator from food or whatever you have in there.

 

 

Deodorize Your shoes

Some of us have very sweaty feet and may be having trouble getting the strong odors out of your shoes, add baking soda. Just sprinkle some baking soda into the bottom of your shoes, and within a few minutes, the baking soda will absorb the smell.

 

Deodorize the Cat Box

We all know the Cat boxes tend to stink after a few numbers 2, no matter how often you clean them. To help keep it smelling as fresh as possible between cleanings, add some baking soda to the bottom of the cat box before you add in the litter.

After you remove the litter, sprinkle baking soda on top to give it a quick refresher. Thoroughly clean out the box and add a new layer to the bottom every couple of weeks to keep odors at bay.

 

CLEAN YOUR BATHROOM

Did you know you can clean your entire bathroom with baking soda? Start by sprinkling baking soda in the toilet. Then pour vinegar over the baking soda in the toilet, let it foam and let the mixture do its work.

 

FRESHEN TOWELS

As soon as you use your towels for two or three days, they no longer smell fresh and clean after you wash them, but instead have a musty smell. You can easily freshen your towels with baking soda and vinegar. Add 1/2 cup of Baking Soda to your washer, instead of using detergent. Then pour vinegar on to the baking soda until it is all moistened and foaming. Then wash your towels with hot water. If you smell vinegar on the towel after, give it the next wash with some freshwater.

 

UNCLOG  DRAINS

Everyone has a clogged drain once in a while, but Don’t worry about calling the plumber just yet. When you can use this quick and easy method to unclog your drains. First pour hot, boiling water down the drain. Then add 1/2 cup of baking soda to the drain. After that, pour 1 cup of hot water and 1 cup of vinegar down the drain mix together. This should remove any gunk and grime that may build up over time.

 

Clean Plant Leaves

Every plant needs photosynthesis to make there own food to survive. Houseplants will need a little help to make the most of the sunshine they receive, try to keep their leaves clean by wiping them gently with a damp sponge with a very dilute solution of baking soda and water. Add about half a teaspoonful of bicarbonate of soda to a liter of pure, filtered water to make this gentle cleaning solution.

 

Treat Tomato Diseases

 

You can make a spray with aspirin and baking soda to prevent and treat fungal infections and other diseases on tomato plants. Use this formula weekly if needed.2 aspirin, two tablespoons of baking soda, and 2 gallons of water.

Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle. Let the baking soda solution sit for a few minutes to allow the aspirin to dissolve. Shake and spray. If it does not dissolve properly, the bottle can be clog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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