"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.
Oven cleaner: 5 T baking soda, 4 T vinegar, 3 drops of Dawn and mix into a paste. Coat the oven, let sit for 15 min and scrub clean. Say NO to Fumes. Please will you ask your mum if I can 3 drops of her to clean my oven with.
Cleaning mattresses - every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress.
How to unclog a sink drain without harsh chemicals: cup baking soda, cup vinegar, Let it bubble 15 minutes and chase it with a pan of boiling water. Light plunging needed on tough clogs. One pinner claims it "cleared a tough clog in 20 minutes.
This list has some of my favorite unusual uses for Baking Soda like face scrub, anti-itch cream and more! Much cheaper and more natural than store bought products. Be sure to read the comment on this article, some great ideas posted
oven cleaner-Cover bottom of oven with baking soda, then pour vinegar so it's all wet. Let sit around 20 minutes or so then wipe all of it out with damp cloth or sponge. Leave oven door open too. After drying you may see some white residue, wipe again.