Looking for an excellent general-purpose hard-floor cleaner that costs pennies? Try dissolving a handful of bicarbonate in a warm water and use as normal on a floor mop. Wring out well to avoid saturating the surfaces.
Grimy metal furniture can be brought back to life by cleaning with a paste of bicarbonate of soda and water on a damp cloth. then polish with a piece of baking foil, wipe down with a clean damp cloth and dry carefully with kitchen paper.
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.
If you don’t always want to clean your bath straight after you get out of it, that’s no problem. Just sprinkle a couple of tablespoons of bicarbonate of soda into the water before you pull the plug and your bath will be as clean as you are.
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.
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.
Sinks come up sparkling and bright when you clean them with bicarbonate of soda. Use dry on a damp cloth, or make up a paste with soda and water, and use like a cream cleaner.