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Uses for Baking Soda: Cleaning Your Kitchen


Countertops

Abrasive cleansers may scratch Formica. Instead, use a general purpose baking soda cleanser.

To remove stains on laminated countertops:

  • Apply a baking soda paste.
  • Let it dry.
  • Then rub it off.
  • Rinse the surface.

To clean a countertop made of tile and grout:

  • Use a mixture of 1/2 cup vinegar, 1 cup clear ammonia, 1/4 cup baking soda, and 1 gallon warm water.
  • Apply the mixture with a sponge.
  • Be sure to protect your hands with rubber gloves.

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