Many smart eco-friendly ways to clean with baking Soda

Do you want to find some eco-friendly products that you can use for your basic house cleaning? The most useful thing that everyone has aside from vinegar is baking soda.

When used as a cleanser, baking soda just like vinegar has three main characteristics:

1.It’s non-toxic.

Of course, if it’s eaten in  large amounts it can make you feel unwell, but it’s actually not poisonous.

2. It has many purposes.

The cleaning ideas with baking soda that we offer you in this article are only a few of the many ways that it can be used as a home cleaner.

3. Save your budget

The best thing is that it’s cheap. The baking soda’s cost and especially when  it is buyed in several pound large boxes is  less than that of any other  cleaning agent.

Baking soda (as it is also known as bicarbonate of soda)  is a naturally occurring material, present in most organic life forms. It cosits sodium carbonate, or soda ash. The soda ash is dissolved in  solution that is a carbon dioxide rich and sodium bicarbonate settles at the bottom.

As you can suggest from its name, baking soda can be used also in cooking. It is also used for medicinal purposes and for cleaning, for which we will talk about  in this article. Here is the list of the cleaning tips with baking soda we offer you:

How to keep away unpleasant smells?

Don’t  use baking soda just for baking. Put some baking soda in a small bowl or box in the cupboard, the freezer  or the refrigerator and this will save your kitchen from unpleasant odors.

In a  similar way, baking soda can keep away garbage odors. If you want to get rid of them, just sprinkle some baking soda at the bottom of the bucket , and then repeat this  again after you put a new bag in it.

How to put out a grease fire?

In order to stop a grease fire, simply sprinkle it with baking soda.

If you want to have clean surfaces?

Put some baking soda on a damp cloth. Wipe the surface with it and after that rinse with water.

How to remove stale smells from food containers?

Rinse the containers with  hot water and baking soda. If the smell isn’t gone, leave the container to soak overnight in the  water mixture and baking soda.

How to clean silver?

In order to clean silver, mix a paste of 3 parts baking soda to one part water. Rub this  paste onto each item, then wash it with warm water and dry with a soft cloth.

A good way to remove grease spill or scuff marks from the floor

Sprinkle your floor with baking soda and then wipe it with a damp and warm cloth. This particular method can be even used for no-wax floors.

How to clean burnt-on food?

If you have burnt-on food left in the bottom of pots, just put baking soda on it and add hot water. Let the pots to soak all-night and after that the food can be cleaned more easily.

How to use baking soda in the bathroom?

If you want to clean stubborn stains from bathroom surfaces, make a baking soda paste by mixing 3 parts baking soda with one part water. Apply the paste and let it stand, then  wipe it clean or scrub.

A tip for clean combs or hairbrushes

Make a baking soda solution and clean your brushes in it.

Do you have clogged drains?

If you have obstructed drains, just pour 1/4 cup of baking soda down them once a week. Wash away through them with hot water.

If you have a smelly carpet
In order to remove odors from a carpet, sprinkle it with baking soda. Let it stand for at least 15 minutes and then vacuum. Repeat the process if  needed.

How to get rid of cigarette smell?

If someone in your hopuse smokes, then then try putting baking soda in the bottom of each ashtray to keep away the stale smoke smell.

How to get rid of unpleasant smells in your litterbox?

Put some baking soda in the bin and the odor will be gone.

A quick way to get rid of the “wet dog” smell

If you want your pets to be clean, just sprinkle their fur with baking soda and then brush out.

A tip how to remove stains from spills

You can clean after spills by blotting as  much as possible. Then clean normally and when you finish, just sprinkle with baking soda and vacuum. This will prevent the risk that some of the spilled item will stay in the carpet and be the source later of unpleasant smells.

How to clean children’s toys?

You can clean the toys of your children by mixing 1/4 cup baking soda with 1 quart warm water. Immerse the toys in this mixture or wipe them with a cloth moistened in the mixture, then wash them with clear water.

Do you want to have fresh clothes?

In order to keep your clothes fresh, just substitute  half of the quantity of laundry detergent you usually use with baking soda.

How to remove grease stains?

You can add baking soda to the wash load or treat in advance the stains with a baking soda paste.

A tip for cleaning diapers

Pretreat the diapers in their bucket with baking soda.The baking soda willl keep the odors from becoming strong in the laundering process.

How to make yourself  a good bleach?

The effectiveness of chlorine bleach  can be increased with the help of baking soda. Just add 1 / 2 cup to your laundry, togehter with the amount of bleach you normally use.

When you have a smelly laundry hamper

Just add some baking soda  in the hamper every day to prevent it  from smelling between emptyings.

How to clean grease spills?

You can use baking soda to clean up grease spills.

Do you have burnt food in the grill?

If you want to clean burnt food from your grill, sprinkle some baking soda on it and then soak. After several hours, the  pieces of charred food will come loose very easy.

How to clean your lawn furniture?

You can easily clean your garden furniture by rinsing it with 1/4 cup of baking soda in 32oz of warm water.

How to have a clean children’s pool?

You can clean your children’s pool and also remove the mildew from it, if you wash it with baking soda mixed  in warm water.

A helpful tip for your camping gear

After a trip, when you pack away your camping gear, sprinkle it with baking soda. This will keep it fresh.

If you want to use the many purposes of baking soda, think about buying it in bulk.

If you really interested in using baking soda for cleaning, check whether you can join a co-op or if your bulk store or local natural foods can order it for you.  Moreover, it doesn’t go bad, and the uses for baking soda are almost endless!

Many smart eco-friendly ways to clean with baking Soda
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