You will find that there are many uses for baking soda in your kitchen that help you keep your home clean, freshen your home and that will even aid in making a great dish even better. Using baking soda in your kitchen is one of the easiest and cost effective cleaners that you will come across. You will find tips and ideas here for using baking soda to clean your counters, get rid of smells, to help with your dishwasher or the garbage disposal, and to freshen your fridge or your microwave at the same time! Baking soda also will help brighten your silver, your dishes, and it will keep rust away. You can use baking soda to clean your pots and pans as well as your floors and walls! Letís learn a little more about using baking soda for you use in the kitchen.
Absorb unpleasant odors
The most common use for baking soda (besides baking) is the use of keeping an open box in your refrigerator, in your cupboards and on top of your cupboards so that the baking soda can absorb unpleasant odors. You will find that changing your boxes of baking soda every three to six months will promote freshness year round.
You can sprinkle baking soda in the bottoms of your garbage cans and in the bottoms of garbage bags to keep your garbage smells from invading your home.
You can clean your counters making a very thin paste of baking soda and water. Be sure that you are not using baking soda on a counter that easily scratches. You can make a thicker paste for stubborn stains on your counters and rubbing them off with your dishcloth.
Do you have stains from papers lying on your counters that have gotten wet? Using a baking soda paste you can wash this stain right off.