It is common that in everyday life, housewives are looking for cleaning products that promise a more effective and faster hygiene, after all, nothing better than having a clean house without having to allocate a whole day to cleaning. For this, product brands offer several options with different values in the market shelves.
Although these products are really effective, they contain in their formula chemical compounds that evaporate very easily, which can cause irritation of the skin, eyes and even, depending on the case, compromise the airways. Even more so in times of drought, one must be extra careful to avoid the famous respiratory allergies.
In this case, it is necessary to look for natural and less harmful ways to clean the rooms of the house. For this, a good option is to clean with baking soda.
For a chemist, baking soda is a perfect replacement for the use of bleach and detergent, which are products that usually irritate the skin of people sensitive to chlorine and formaldehyde.
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This substance absorbs odors and is essential for cleaning the kitchen and environments containing a lot of grease. But as with other chemicals, to perform the daily cleaning, you must use protective gloves.
For cleaning ovens, it is recommended to prepare a solution of hot water with a small amount of bicarbonate. You can find this substance in supermarkets or simple pharmacies.
The drain of the sink is blocked by grease? Nothing better than to put a spoonful of baking soda to heat with hot water in a simple kettle and throw the mixture into the drain. It will unclog in no time.
To sanitize the interior of the refrigerator, mix the substance with water and a little soap and wipe with a dry cloth. All the dirt will easily come out of the appliance.
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During the preparation of lunch and dinner, it is common for food to stick to the bottom and sides of the pans. To loosen, it’s simple: hot water and baking soda. Leave it on for a few minutes, then sponge with detergent and your pan will be clean in no time.
THE BENEFITS OF BAKING SODA FOR CLEANING THE HOUSE
Stain-free objects: in addition to the fact that this component is ideal for sanitizing surfaces in the kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms, it is recommended for removing stains from pots and pans and household utensils. By making a simple solution of hot water with bicarbonate, it is possible to lighten fabrics, degrease dishes, glasses and even pans used for frying food.
Carpet cleaning: want to clean the living room carpet? Then mix the baking soda in 1 liter of water and, with a broom, rub the carpet. It will be clean and without any bad smell, after all, the substance also removes the smell of mold contained in the fabric.
Stainless steel surfaces: stainless steel is a material that is easily stained, right? But you can disinfect with the substance and you will not have future problems. To do this, mix the bicarbonate in boiling water and throw it under the sink. In addition to eliminating bacteria, you will have a cleaner sink and, of course, without stains.
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In addition to these benefits, this substance is also recommended for cleaning toothbrushes and combs. By mixing with hot water, you will have clean objects more easily, and also baking soda has a much more affordable price than conventional cleaning products.
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