Do you need a mild abrasive to clean an area? Using a little baking soda can be a great way to get rid of grease stains, and more! Forget about spending a ton of money on cleaning products and let simple baking soda take over and help you clean.
Since there are a wide variety of uses that you use to do with baking soda mixes, you’ll love all the popular uses and practical uses that you can easily do. You might need some extra scrubbing power for some of the stains, but it’s nothing that a little bit of elbow grease can’t do! Tough stains are soon to be a thing of the past!
The number of baking soda uses is truly amazing. There’s so much that this little, seemingly bland, white powder can do! One of my favorite ways to use sodium bicarbonate (the chemical name of baking soda) is for cleaning!
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Today, I’m sharing our top 17 ways of cleaning with baking soda in the kitchen!
There is actually a ton more baking soda uses for kitchen cleaning. The seventeen that I chose to include contain some of the more unusual uses that you may not see posted as often, plus a few ‘oldies but goodies’.
My goal for this post was to find some less expensive, easier ways of cleaning kitchen items with baking soda, which will keep you from discarding these items in the trash or given up on seeing them clean ever again. I hope they help you as much as they have helped me!
A few of these tutorials use baking soda in conjunction with a few other common ingredients as well, such as water, vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, and dish soap. It is likely that most homes will have all these items in stock. If not…they are worthy ‘pantry items’ to add to your next shopping list. Whatever you do…don’t forget the baking soda!
Top 17 Baking Soda Uses for Kitchen Cleaning
So, here we go! First, we’re going to start with all the fun kitchen appliances that we use every day and need cleaning often! Then we’ll move on to fun things like grout, towels, and more!
Kitchen appliances that can be cleaned with baking soda
Sometimes baked goods spill over and make a mess. This just might be my favorite use for baking soda, and it literally has the best results! The baking soda wash gets rids of stains and spills and is the perfect natural cleaner.
My pro tip is to use a circular motion to clean the stains, as that will work the best. Use a clean cloth and follow the directions to get rid of that dirty look.
Bad odors are the worst! You don’t even need large amounts of baking soda either to get rid of those dirty or musty smells. A small amount with a bit of hot water really does a great job.
If you’re worried about stains, you can apply a generous amount and then soak and scrub.
You can apply and use a damp cloth as the best way to clean the affected area. A damp sponge will work as well. I tend to turn it into a baking soda paste and work it around on the stovetop so that it has a chemical reaction and breaks down the stain and grime.
Take out the food, apply, and clean those shelves.
You’ll be amazed at how your stainless steel appliances will look brand new!
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In researching all these other great ways to use baking soda for a super-clean kitchen, I found this little gem, and I LOVE it! We all know baking soda makes a good deodorizer for the fridge, but this takes it to a whole other, amped up level!
Kitchen items that can be cleaned with baking soda
Beside the big kitchen appliances and items, lots of little, everyday kitchen items can be cleaned, santizied, and deordized with baking soda too! The baking soda uses for cleaning are pretty endless!
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I hope you enjoy all of the above baking soda uses for cleaning the kitchen as much as I enjoyed researching and testing them out for myself! Plus, think of the money you’ll save! Baking soda is so inexpensive, readily available, and non-toxic!
It’s great because it doesn’t have an unpleasant smell, nor does it bother people if they have sensitive skin. If you have an open box, use it! It’s perfect for cleaning the kitchen, adding to the washing machine to clean clothes, or even sprinkling in your cat box to get rid of those litter smells!
That’s it for this post, friends – happy cleaning and happy saving!
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