5 cleaning hacks using bicarbonate of soda

5 cleaning hacks using bicarbonate of soda

Bicarbonate of Soda

Bicarbonate of soda is a cleaning superstar, thanks to its gently abrasive nature and the fact that its a great natural deodoriser. Here are five ways you can make use while you are cleaning.

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1. Absorb food odours in the fridge

Fill a ramekin with bicarb, pop it on a shelf and leave it to work its magic.

2. Freshen a stale sponge

Mix bicarb with water and leave the sponge to soak in the solution.

3. Cleaning the kitchen

Clean countertops, stainless-steel sinks, utensils and microwaves. Simply mix bicarb into a paste with water and scrub.

4. Remove tarnish from sterling silver

Make up a paste using three parts bicarb and one part water and apply it with a lint-free cloth or paper towel, then rinse.

5. Stop trainers smelling

Sprinkle a little bicarb inside them, then tap it out before your next run


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