Baking soda is a chemical that looks like a fine powder. It creates bubbles of carbon dioxide when it comes in contact with an acid. It’s most commonly used in baking, where it acts as a leavening agent, but it has so many other uses aside from making bread fluffy and soft.
We will show you today some in home uses:
– It helps repel the rain if you wipe your windshield with it.
– Add a teaspoon of baking soda to the water in the vase and it will keep cut flowers fresh longer.
– Put out small fires on rugs, upholstery, clothing, and wood.
– Place an open container of baking soda in the fridge and it will absorb the odors.
– Soak the dishrags in baking soda and water and it will improve their smell.
– Create your own perfumed sachet bags by mixing baking soda with the bath salts you love for freshen up the air!
– To eliminate foul odor, sprinkle baking soda on your shoes, slippers, boots or socks.
– To deodorize your pet’s fur and skin, sprinkle it on their comb or brush.
– To remove the odor from the baby’s shirt right after his meal; wipe the shirt with a moist cloth sprinkled with baking soda
– Sprinkle baking soda on the soil around your tomato plants and so you will sweeten your tomatoes.
– Boil stiff brushes in a solution of 1/2 gallon of water, 1/4 cup of vinegar, and a cup of baking soda in order to restore them!
– Suck baking soda in with your vacuum cleaner to remove the odor.
– To prevent rabbits from eating your veggies scatter baking soda around flowerbeds.
– Sprinkle baking soda onto your cat’s litter box and it will absorb the bad odor.
– To repel cockroaches and ants place it under sinks and along basement windows.
All in all baking soda is a great substance; a must have in any household!