You can remove ink from on your flooring by using a mixture of baking soda and vinegar. Rubbing the ink stain gently with an old toothbrush the ink will come up.
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If you want to clean up a little accident like vomit from your carpeting, sprinkle on baking soda to bring up the odors and sprinkle on salt to bring up liquids that are in the carpet. You can vacuum this up and repeat as needed.
You can use baking soda just as you would salt on your walkways and driveway to melt ice and snow.
If you are getting new carpeting in your home you should sprinkle the floor with a little baking soda before and after the padding is put down to absorb any odors in your home over the years. The baking soda will not affect the lasting life of your carpeting but it will promote freshness in your home.
You can polish your brass plated or your brass items by making a paste of two tablespoons of flour, one tablespoon of salt, one tablespoon of baking soda and enough vinegar to make a thick paste. Rub this mixture on with a soft cloth, leave it dry and then buff off for a great shine.
To polish your silver plated items; use a thin mixture of baking soda, salt and water to buff your silver for a great shine.