This works great! Much better than the gelled version of DIY air freshner and easier to make. Everytime I walk in the room it smells fresh & has a nice scent to it. Will be doing in my whole house soon. -diy air freshener - baking soda and oil
75 Extraordinary Uses for Baking Soda Add a cup of baking soda to the toilet, leave it for an hour, and then flush. It will clean the toilet and absorb the odor. This site also has 75 other uses for soda
"Homemade carpet powder, if you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet (fleas, etc!) Another said, I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and my house smells so inviting and homey.
Spring Clean You Mattress with Baking Soda and Essential Oil
CLEAN YOUR MATTRESS: Pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a Mason jar & drop in 4 drops of essential oil. Put on lid & shake jar. Sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress & let it sit for an hour. Thoroughly vacuum the mattress.
One part Dawn dishwashing liquid mixed with two parts HYDROGEN PEROXIDE. Add baking soda for scrubbing help. Use laundry brush to work into the stain. Supposed to actually take yellow armpit stains out of white shirts!
Wash any stinky towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, then run again in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. This will strip your towels from all of that residue & mildew smell & will actually leave them feeling fluffy & smelling fresh.
Unblock Your Drains: Mix together 1 cup salt and cup baking soda; pour it down the drain; and then pour a kettle of boiling water down the drain as well. You can also use baking soda, white vinegar, and boiling water.