Maintaining a washing machine in good condition
Regular use of baking soda prevents the formation of limescale and has favorably effect on the performance and lifetime of the machine.
To any ordinary washing powder, add 1 tablespoon of baking soda.
Never use baking soda when washing wool and silk, because they are sensitive to alkaline substances. For washing delicate fabrics use solely dedicated detergents!
A touch of freshness in your underwear
In contrast with fragrances that just cover odors, baking soda neutralizes and removes them so that your clothes stay fresh and fragrant. Suffice is to add baking soda in water for rinsing. This will also remove persistent odors, such as odors characteristic for microfiber clothes (sports equipment).
And in all this is not insignificant that baking soda as a substance is completely mineral origin that do not irritate the skin, is water soluble and completely environmentally friendly.
In the washing machine, add 1 tablespoon of baking soda during the washout phase. If you wash by hand, add the baking soda info the water for irrigation.
The smell of cigarette smoke can vanish from your T-shirts. For about 15 minutes dives the clothes into the water in which you had dissolved 1 tablespoon of baking soda. T-shirts then wash as usual.
The smell of gasoline or other organic solvent in the clothes? Fold them into the bag and sprinkle with baking soda and leave it acts a day. Then wash as usual.
If clothes with an odor cannot be washed immediately, sprinkle them with baking soda and put them in the laundry basket.
Increasing the efficiency of liquid detergents
In general, the alkaline environment increases the reflectivity of dirt on washed surfaces.
You can add baking soda to laundry, which will contribute to the establishment of a slightly alkaline environment and thus increase the efficiency of liquid detergent.
Together with ordinary detergent, add 1 tablespoon of baking soda into dishwasher.
Warning: Do not use baking soda when washing wool and silk.
Sports Shoes and Socks
Sodium bicarbonate is an ideal tool for removing odors from sports shoes and socks. Unlike some products on the market that odors only cover, baking soda completely neutralizes them.
When washing sport shoes and socks in the washing machine, add 1 tablespoon of baking soda in water for rinsing.
In the case of manual washing sport shoes or socks, add 1 tablespoon of baking soda in water to rinse and let the shoes soaked overnight.
Unpleasant odors can be removed without washing. The interior of the shoe sprinkle with baking soda and leave for 24 hours.
The baby in the house
Washing machine is an indispensable assistant for each young mothers. Bicarbonate of soda can be a great help in removing odors left by peeing and vomiting, and food residues on fabrics.
When washing in the washing machine, add 1 tablespoon of baking soda in the water for rinsing.
In the case of manual washing, add 1 tablespoon of baking soda per liter of water and leave to soak for clothing, if necessary, even overnight.