Eco cleaning agents - the use for baking soda and vinegar: cleaning, washing and removing unpleasant odors
Recipe for homemade eco washing powder for washing machine:
- 100g washing soap or even better Marseille Soap
- 200g of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3)
- 100g of washing soda (Na2CO3 ). Caution: Do not use washing soda when washing silk or wool!
At the end 15 drops of tea tree oil could be added.
Grate Marseille Soap in a food processor with the appropriate adapter - currants for carrots... All the ingredients mix with each other and store, for example in the plastic packaging from any previously used detergent. Dosage: one or two heaping tablespoons of the mixture on one washing machine (depending on soiling). Baking soda or bicarbonate of soda serves as a water softener, so you can add a tablespoon of baking soda in a drawer - softener dispenser, it softens the water and dissolves limescale! Washed laundry smells nice of fragrance which is perfumed Marseille Soap.
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Tips: We recommend that you prepare a quantity of at least 5 pieces of Marseille Soap (grate Marseille Soap in a food processor), 1000g of sodium bicarbonate and 500g of washing soda at a time and a few months you will not need to prepare a mixture for washing clothes again.
Note: Washing soap can be replaced with Marseilles soap in our recipe for machine washing (baking soda-bicarbonate of soda, washing soda, washing soap or Marseille soap). Practice has shown that with this combination washing effect is improved! Marseille Soap contains only vegetable fats - find eco and vegan soap certificate! With this combination of cleaning ingredients we make a step forward in the protection of the environment and animals.
The use for vinegar and baking soda: cleaning in Automatic Eco Dishwashing:
Sprinkle to the bottom of the dishwasher two to three heaping tablespoons of baking soda (depending on the fatness of the dishes) or washing soda, if you want a stronger washing effect. Add vinegar (acetic/alcohol - 8% to 9% acidity) into a container for dish detergent placed on the door of the dishwasher, as well as the container for polish. Set the start of the program for the dirty dishes. This way baking soda will operate separately from the vinegar the dish detergent container opens (depending on the dishwasher) on the third program.
First acts base and then acid. Do not mix vinegar and soda, because washing effect is void. Baking soda has a pH of 8.2, washing soda has pH 11.00 and is much more basic. Soda except cleaning also effectively degreased container, vinegar it further disinfects. Both soda and vinegar dissolve limescale and provide adequate luster to the glasses. The container is completely clean after washing and odorless. Of course, the strong and dried burnt food on the dishes have to be prior softened and cleaned manually, as you've already worked so far.
Bicarbonate of soda (also known as baking soda) and vinegar are edible and are used in the food diet. Sodium bicarbonate is used even for medicinal purposes as well as for detoxification.
Cleaning the dishes and working surfaces
Sodium bicarbonate is the ideal cleanser for kitchen accessories, sink and all kitchen surfaces as it cleans and removes fat and at the same time prevents the formation of scale deposits and unpleasant odors. As if all this were not enough, the baking soda has a gentle, water-soluble abrasive effect, which does not damage delicate surfaces. And last but not least, it is hard to clean areas that are in daily contact with food, imagine what could be more appropriate than soda, mineral product perfectly suitable for human consumption.
Tip: A mixture of three parts baking soda and one part water apply with a damp kitchen sponge to the surface that has to be cleaned. Rinse with clean water.
- Sodium bicarbonate and vinegar as an eco-cleaner to remove unpleasant odors in the refrigerator, cleaning dulled areas, marble surfaces, plastics, glass and porcelain. For example, to remove unpleasant odors in the refrigerator set the cup of baking soda in the fridge.
- Yes, the glass would not mist up if sprinkle with a mixture of baking soda and water.
- Coffee Maker is best cleaned if one liter of water mixed with 50 g of baking soda is cooked into it.
- Sodium bicarbonate removes pesticides and other impurities from the washed fruit and vegetables (fruit and vegetables washed in the water, to which was added 1 tablespoon of baking soda - to 1 liter of water)
- Cleaning burnt container with baking soda: Soak the container with water, which has been added a few tablespoons of baking soda and leave to soak for a few hours. Spare us hard rubbing. Another option: burnt food in the pan will be folded if in the pan boils a liter of water with 2 tablespoons of baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) for 5 minutes.
- Eco- paste of baking soda and water effectively cleans ceramic hob, sink ...
Bicarbonate of soda for cleaning baths and sinks. Some other uses of baking soda.
Baking soda to remove odors from fabrics (upholstery, carpets, car seat covers... ). Helpful Hints: Sprinkle baking soda on the surface and leave it for few hours. Than suck it with a vacuum cleaner.
Eco cleaning to remove stains and eco laundry bleach with baking soda.
Baking soda and vinegar mildew:
Ecologically clean mould with baking soda and vinegar.
Eco- cleaning oven with baking soda and vinegar.
Bicarbonate of soda for cleaning the oven.
Refreshes and cleans carpets and textiles
Sodium bicarbonate is a great ally to maintain your carpets, armchairs and sofas. Due to its unique properties prevents the formation of unpleasant odors and form an unfavorable environment for dust mites and mold. At the same time soda refreshes the faded colors of fabric, particularly suitable is for fabrics that do not go in the washing machine.
Sprinkle baking soda over the surface of carpets or sofas, leave on for at least 15 minutes, then vacuum with a vacuum cleaner. In the event that you are dealing with a persistent odor (strong odor of smoke or mold), allow baking soda affects up to 24 hours.
The same procedure shall also be used if you wish to revive faded colors of carpet and upholstery and other fabrics that do not go in the washing machine.
Note: Always check the durability of the paint and do a test on a hidden fraction of the fabric.