20 Practical Alternative Applications Of Baking Soda


11. Less scented garbage. Before you put a new bag in the trash can, spray the bottom with baking soda to reduce the bad smell.

12. Less odors in the refrigerator. In the fridge leave a little open box with baking soda. It will “absorb” smells. Replace the baking soda every 3 months or sooner if it starts to absorb too many odors. If you have a problem with a “nifty” refrigerator, clean it with water and baking soda.

13. Clean the microwave. Put baking soda on a sponge and rub it in a microwave oven.

14. Cleaning and refreshing the chopping board. To clean the chopping board for food, put the baking soda and rub it with a sponge. Then wash it with a detergent.

15. Plastic food container. When regularly used the plastic food containers easily get a bad odor. To eliminate the odors, fill them with a solution of water and baking soda and leave them overnight. Wash them in the morning.

16. Cleaning of scorched pans. Made a small mistake in the kitchen and ended up with burnt pan? You can ask for help from the baking soda. Put baking soda in the pan and pour hot water. Leave it to infuse for a few hours, and before cleaning it you may heat it on the stove until the water starts boiling.

17. Clean the grill. Clean the grease from the rack of the grill with a wet sponge with baking soda.

18. Cleaning stubborn adhesive labels. Sometimes on the new items there are remains of the adhesive labels that never want to come out. In that case, put baking soda on sponge and rub.

19. Cleaner and shinier silver. Mix baking soda and water in the ratio of 3: 1 (3 teaspoons of baking soda and one of water) and rub the silver items with the mixture. Finally, rinse with water.

20. Refresh carpets. If a specified place on your carpet for one reason or another has a sharp odor spray it with baking soda. Wait for2-3 hours, and then soak up the sodium bicarbonate particles.