Baking soda can help you in many ways when cleaning: from eliminating bad odors, cleaning dishes in the bathroom, or cleaning the oven.

In this article you can find out what baking soda is, how to use baking soda when cleaning and how to clean with this product. Come from there.

Sodium bicarbonate: what is it and how can you use it?

Sodium bicarbonate is an alkaline product with the ability to neutralize odors, degrease and eliminate stains. And how can you use bicarbonate for cleaning?

Help you clean your tiles

To keep your tiles clean, simply add a spoonful of baking soda to the juice of half a lemon and put the mixture in a spray bottle, shaking it.

After applying the product and letting it act for 5 minutes, you can use a damp sponge or cloth.

It’s also useful for bathroom dishes!

To clean them, you can put a little baking soda on a damp sponge and lightly scrub the dishes. It is recommended to rinse and dry well.

It also helps with kitchen dishes

When you are washing the dishes manually you can add two tablespoons to the washing water, add your usual detergent and wash normally.

This way, you avoid burnt stains left on pans and dishes from being easily scratched.

Goodbye drain odors

Baking soda with hot water has the ability to remove odors and also unclog drains: just put 4 tablespoons of baking soda in the drain and then about ½ cup of vinegar.

The floor is also clean

If you add half a cup of baking soda to a bucket of warm water you will have a clean floor.

Fat is not welcome

Not only in microwaves but also in ovens, grease is a daily problem. However, with the help of baking soda this problem easily disappears as this helper fights grease, odors and the most difficult stains.

You can dissolve the product with hot water and spray the area to be cleaned. After wiping with a cloth, you should dry the surfaces.

Removes odors from clothes

If you tend to have clothes with stronger odors, such as sweat, you can add 1 to 2 cups of baking soda to a container and soak the clothes. Then, wash your clothes normally.

To remove mold, you can add around 200mL of cleaning vinegar and a spoonful of baking soda and spray on the clothes.

In addition, it also helps to clean the washing machine together with the cleaning vinegar. You can run a hot water cycle with 200mL of vinegar. A minute later you can add 2 cups of baking soda and let the machine run the wash cycle.

There is a solution for cleaning your carpets and sofas!

Cleaning carpets and sofas can be a simpler task: mix a liter of water, half a glass of cleaning vinegar, a spoonful of baking soda, a quarter glass of alcohol and a tablespoon of fabric softener.

Shake the mixture in a spray bottle, bearing in mind that vinegar and bicarbonate produce a reaction when mixed. Spray and leave to act for a few minutes. Then, just let it dry and vacuum!

Author: Daniela Matos