If you have to defrost your freezer, wipe it over inside with a solution of four tablespoons of bicarbonate of soda one pint of warm water. Wipe over all surfaces and dry before turning it back on.
Furniture that is painted white can quickly lose its brightness. Bring it up like new by wiping faded items over with a solution of two tablespoons of bicarbonate of soda to one pint of warm water. Rinse and dry.
Don’t return home to a smelly dishwasher. Sprinkle a little bicarbonate of soda into the empty machine and leave the door slightly open. It will be a delight to come back to!
Grease a new cake tin before use, then bake in a moderate oven for 15 minutes and it will never rust.
Shift coffee stains on the carpet with one part glycerine to one part warm water.
When washing upholstery with detergent, use the lather only. Overlap each section as you proceed and rinse well with a clean, damp cloth.
Bicarbonate of soda is perfectly safe for all surfaces, and a couple of drops of essential oil added to the cleaning mix will add extra freshness, so no need for harmful air sprays. give lemon, pine or tea tree a try.