Bicarbonate of soda could effectively degreased surfaces and is also effective in removing greasy stains. Such stains can be removed from variety of surfaces: i.e. engine oil stains, where the car was standing and has given rise to some spots. The stain should be triturated with baking soda and a wet brush. In a similar way with baking soda we can remove most stains on the walls and other surfaces that were made by children's games with markers, crayons and even ink.
In the case of non-fat stains, for example on carpets there is often more efficient diluted vinegar.
Removing stubborn stains
Sodium bicarbonate is an effective agent for removing stains from clothing. With baking soda, you can among other things remove the traces of grass, tar, ink, oil, perfume, perspiration residues.
Wet fresh stain with water, sprinkle with baking soda and leave for at least an hour before proceeding to wash in the washing machine.
Wet dried stain with water and brush with a mixture of water and baking soda. Allow the mixture to dry and rub away. Continue with normal washing in the washing machine. In the case of stubborn stains repeat the procedure.
Warning: Before cleaning test it on a small hidden area to check the durability of colors. Do not use baking soda for washing wool and silk.
Teapot and tea service
Dark lining, which accumulate on the surface of the teapot and cups, could be safely and in a completely natural way removed with baking soda. Gentle effectiveness of baking soda to your kettle and porcelain cups restore the whiteness and shining without scratching.
One tablespoon of baking soda put it into a teapot, add lukewarm water and after a few minutes the surface of the teapot wipe with the smooth side of dish sponge.
For persistent stains let soak overnight.