Beyond the Kitchen: 11 Surprising Applications of Baking Soda

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Go ahead and unlock the versatility of baking powder! This marvelous ingredient will find its way through your kitchen, bathroom, or even skincare products. Don’t be afraid to use it for other purposes apart from cooking.

We happen to have a handful of ideas on how to utilize and get the best out of baking soda.

I-Baking Soda For Whiter And Brighter Tile Grout:

– In a small bowl, mix baking soda with water until you get a paste.

– Use an old toothbrush to apply the paste onto the grout lines.

– Let the mixture sit in there for about 10 to 15 minutes.

– Now scrub the grout with a brush in a circular motion.

– Once done, rinse the surface thoroughly with clean water.

– With a clean cloth, dry the grout lines to eliminate moisture.

II-Wave Goodbye To Unpleasant Odors:

– Locate the area where the odor is present.

– Sprinkle a generous amount onto the area.

– Allow the baking soda to sit for 30 minutes.

– Remove all the traces of baking soda with a vacuum or a clean cloth.

– If you feel that the odor persists, don’t hesitate to repeat the process.

III-Conquer Coffee And Tea Spills:

– In a small bowl, mix water with baking soda until you get a paste.

– Apply the mixture onto the stained area with your finger.

– Allow the mixture some time to sit in the stain (15 – 30 min).

– With a soft brush, gently scrub the stained area and apply pressure to lift the stain.

– Rinse with clean water to remove any residue.

– For stubborn stains, you may have to repeat the process.

IV-Banish Burn Stains On Stoves:

– Make the usual paste by mixing water with baking soda.

– Use a spoon to apply that paste onto the burn marks on your stove.

– Let the mixture sit there for about 20 minutes.

– Using a cloth or sponge, scrub gently and don’t apply too much pressure.

– Wipe with a wet cloth to remove any residue and reveal the cleaned surface.

V-Revive Your Oven Racks:

– Start by filling your bathtub with warm water.

– Sprinkle the baking soda in there and mix well until it dissolves.

– Submerge the racks into the soaking solution and let them stay there for 3 hours.

– Time to scrub all the residue with a brush.

– Baking soda will have loosened all the dirt and make the racks easier to clean.

– Fish them out of the water and rinse them with clean water.

– Make sure you dry the racks before you place them back inside the oven.

VI-Stainless-Steel: Unleash The Shine:

– Mix baking soda with water to get a paste.

– Apply that paste to the stainless-steel surface.

– Make sure you have covered the entire area with the paste.

– Scrub the stainless-steel surface with the baking soda paste.

– Rinse with clean water and wipe with a damp cloth to remove baking powder residue.

VII-Bye-Bye Mold: Banish Bathroom Grout Mold:

– Combine baking soda with a small amount of water to make a thick paste.

– Use your finger to apply the paste onto the moldy grout lines.

– Let the paste sit in there for 15–20 minutes.

– With a brush, scrub the moldy grout lines.

– This once, apply firm pressure for better results.

– Rinse with clean water to remove any residue.

– You can later spray a mixture of water and vinegar to discourage mold growth.

VIII-Sparkling Brilliance: Restore Your Jewelry Shine:

– Combine baking soda with warm water to make a thick solution.

– Submerge your jewelry in the baking powder solution and let them sit there for 10 min.

– Then, gently scrub them with a soft brush.

– Rinse the jewelry with water to remove all the residue.

– Remember to be extra cautious when dealing with gemstones or delicate stones.

IX-Revive The Whiteness Of Tarnished Clothes:

– Fill a basin with tepid water and add 2 tbsp of baking powder to it.

– Soak your clothes in the mixture for at least 1 hour.

– If heavily tarnished, then we recommend you keep them there for longer.

– Gently swirl the clothes around and use power to scrub the stained spots.

– Rinse your clothes with clean water to remove any residue.

– Now toss those clothes into the washing machine and it will remove any remaining stains.

X-Crayon Vanquisher: Bid Farewell To Marks:

– Mix equal parts of baking soda and water to create a paste.-

– Apply that paste to the crayon marks and make sure you cover them completely.

– Scrub the marks and apply little to no pressure. Baking powder will lift the crayon marks.

– Use a damp cloth to clean away any residue.

– Once the marks are no longer visible, rinse with clean water and dry the surface with a clean towel.

XI-Restore The Shine Of Vinyl Floors:

– Fill the sink with warm water and add ½ a cup of tepid water.

– Dip a mop in the solution and being mopping the vinyl floors.

– In case there are stubborn stains, you can sprinkle the baking powder onto those areas.

– Rinse with clean water to remove all the leftover baking powder.

– Nothing left for you to do but dry the place and enjoy the shine.

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Jack Newman