Post by chief_cook2 on Apr 28, 2007 16:30:16 GMT -6
10 Common Uses for Baking Soda
1) Make a paste of baking soda and water and rub on insect bites to relieve itching. 2) Remove coffee and tea stains by scrubbing pots or cups with baking soda and a plastic scouring pad. 3) Add 1/3 cup baking soda to a wash cycle as a bleach booster or to the rinse cycle for cleaner smelling laundry. 4) To remove black scuff marks from floor, rub them with a paste of baking soda and water. 5) Clean fiberglass showers and tubs with baking soda sprinkled on a sponge. Sponge clean and wipe dry. 6) Soak sour smelling dishcloths and sponges in water and baking soda solution. 7) Use a solution of water and baking soda to clean and deodorize the inside of your microwave. 8) Put a few spoonfuls in a cup of water in the microwave, boil for two minutes, then wipe down the inside with a sponge. 9) Sprinkle a little baking soda into the laundry hamper to minimize odors. 10) Remove crayon marks from walls by scrubbing gently with an old toothbrush and a paste of baking soda and water.