13 Ways You Didn't Know You Could Use Baking Soda
More than cooking. More than deodorizing your fridge.
1. Dewaxing grocery store produce.
Sprinkle it onto a brush or sponge and scrub to remove.
2. Deodorizing stuffed animals.
Sprinkle it on. Let it sit 15 minutes. Brush it off.
3. Deodorizing drains.
Sprinkle 1/2 a cup into warm running water to keep pipes from stinking.
5. Removing coffee maker stains.
Fill stained carafe with one quart of water and 1/4 cup baking soda. If this doesn't work, add a little dish detergent and soak overnight.
6. Cleaning your hands.
Make a paste of baking soda and water and scrub!
7. De-stinking sneakers.
Fill a sock with baking soda, or sprinkle it right into the shoe.
9. As a foot soak.
Mix it into warm water and re-he-he-lax.
11. Reducing body odor.
Sprinkle it on when you need to freshen up.
12. Balancing the pH of your pool.
The secret to a pH-balanced and crystal-clear pool for less. Detailed instructions here.