For many, the new year marks the start of organizing, cleaning, and home projects. So today, I’m sharing 18 home uses for baking soda that will amaze you!
18 Home Uses for Baking Soda
Did you know you can make art with baking soda? Just cook up some baking soda dough and create Baking Soda Sea Art for a unique DIY art piece.
To find more tips on using baking soda in the home, visit my 18 Home Use for Baking Soda board. Oh, and while you’re there, don’t forget to sign-up and become a member on Hometalk. You’ll not only find lots of inspiration for just about any type of project, but you’ll be able to share your projects as well. Enjoy and hope to see you there!
Do you have a useful tip for using baking soda in the home? Tell me how your favorite way to use baking soda in the home in the comments below.
Use baking soda to remove those black marks from your cups & dishes. This is one I’m going to try on some of my coffee cups.
After cleaning your car, don’t forget about the tires! POPSUGAR. gives us a simple recipe to create an awesome scrub to tackle built up dirt and tire grime.
#5 Deodorize Stinky Laundry: Baking Soda Solutions
#7 Baking Soda vs. Tarnished Silver
Linda at It All Started with Paint shares her tip to keeping silver tarnish free with no scrubbing or elbow grease required!
Get rid of soap scum on your shower doors with baking soda! It’ll cut through the scum and leave you with squeaky clean doors.
Bev at The Make Your Own Zone shares her homemade Goo Gone recipe that helps remove those pesky bottle labels without any harsh chemicals.
Get rid of garbage disposal odor and keep them smelling cleaning by using DIY Garbage Disposal Cleaning Tabs and a few ice cubes.
Diane at The Everyday Cinderella has an awesome visual tutorial and tips to show you how to use baking soda to clean your stove vents. Can you see the difference?! I’m totally doing this.
Have tough food stains? Try this miracle worker stain remover from Michelle at Learning to Be a Mom. She was able to remove year old chocolate stains with this recipe!
#13 Refrigerator Deodorizer
I think everyone knows about this one. Just place an open box of baking soda into your refrigerator or freezer to eliminate odors.
Get sticky built up greasy grime off the tops of your kitchen cabinets with a little baking soda and vinegar. It can get a bit messy, but the results are amazing!
#15 Wash Fruits & Veggies
Info gathered from around the web says that soaking your fruits and vegetables for a few minutes in a baking soda and water bath will help remove more unwanted pesticides than water alone. Not sure how true this is, but it’s worth doing if it does help.
I’ve never used baking soda on my face, but there are tons of people who have tried this and swear by it. They say it makes your skin smooth and soft.
Water and generous amounts of baking soda can get your oven clean. There are mixed reviews on this method. Some people love it and some hate it. I’ve tried it and this does take some elbow grease.
I’ve seen this floating around the web and haven’t taken the jump yet. It sounds really interesting and is said to help with dry flaky scalps.