In an attempt to create a cleaner, healthier home without all of the harsh chemicals, look no further than your cleaning closet. Baking soda and vinegar can be used in a multitude of ways to clean around your house. Here are a few creative ways to incorporate these inexpensive ingredients.
Sprinkle one cup of baking soda in the bottom of the dishwasher and run it, empty, on a short cycle. It will not only refresh the unit, but your dishes will benefit as well as they will dry better and be cleaner.
Wash your leafy greens by filling a large bowl with cold water, add 1 teaspoon of baking soda and the veggies, and stir for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse.
Combine 1/2 cup vinegar with 1 cup water in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 3 minutes, and let sit for an additional 3 minutes. The steam will help loosen caked on grime inside your microwave, and leave the unit smelling fresh and clean.
Fill each container with hot water and 1/2 cup baking soda and let sit overnight. Rinse well – they will be like new.
Fill with hot water and 2 tablespoons baking soda. Let sit for an hour then rinse well – odors and stains will be disappear!
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