Use baking soda as a scouring powder. Just sprinkle on your damp cloth to clean counter tops, sinks, cabinets, appliances and tile. It won't scratch!!
Pour a 1/4 cup of baking soda in your drains weekly to keep them flowing freely in the kitchen and bath. Rinse through with hot water.
Baking soda is great at removing oders. Sprinkle it in any stinky spot: garbage cans, diaper pails and litter boxes!
Sprinkle baking soda on your carpets and let stand for at least 15 min. then vacuum up for fresh smelling carpets.
Use baking soda in your laundry. Add a 1/2 cup to your bleach loads to boost the whitening power. Add to your regular loads for added freshness and cleaning.
Use a mixture of 1/4 cup baking soda to 1 quart water for cleaning plastic toys, lawn furniture and kiddie pools. Rinse with water.
You can even use baking soda occasionally on a wet toothbrush to clean and whiten your teeth (not the best tasting toothpaste).
Give baking soda a try. We have been so amazed at this old fashioned cleaning product.