to get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Boil a pot of water. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain. 3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil pour it down the drain. 4. Let the water and baking soda work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 minutes. 5. After 10 minutes, pour 1 cup of bleach down the drain to completely kill any remaining mildew or bacteria. this process every few months. It will also keep the nasty mildew smell at bay.
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To get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain & mildew smell: 1. Put a pot of water to boil. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain (BS has the ability to neutralize fatty acids so it will eat away the grime) 3. Once boiling remove water & pour down drain. 4. Let the water/BS work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 min 5. Then pour 1 c bleach down the drain to completely kill any remaining mildew or bacteria. (repeat every few months)
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. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!! - 5 Household Uses for Baking Soda You Never Considered
Pour 3/4-1 cup of baking soda into the drain. Pour 1/2 cup vinegar in the drain and immediately cover the drain. Leave everything to sit for about 30 mins (don’t use the sink during this time!) After 30 minutes, remove cover and let hot water run through the pipes for 2-3 mins. For really tough clogs you may need to repeat.
Use baking soda and vinegar to unclog a drain. 1) Pour 3/4-1 cup of baking soda in the drain. 2) Pour 1/2 cup vinegar in the drain and immediately cover the drain with a plate. 3) Wait 30 minutes, then uncover and run hot water for 2-3 mins. 4) Repeat for really tough clogs.
By far the best tip I EVER received in my life!!! Never buy drain cleaner products again! 1/4 cup baking soda, pour in your drain 1 cup vinegar, pour over baking soda watch it bubble, leave it for 15 minutes boil pot a water, pour down the drain I do this once a month in every drain and I have not had a clog or slow drain for years and years!!! Works like a charm and it's cheap:)