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How to Clean Your Apartment Using Baking Soda

Tags: Apartment Decor , DIY , Green Cleaning , Kelson Corporate

Want to keep your rental squeaky-clean - without using harsh chemicals found in some household cleaners? Consider making your own cleaning products! Here are three cleaning hacks that enlist baking soda as the most powerful, non-toxic ingredient. (Bonus: The solvents are easy and inexpensive to make!)

Laundry Detergent Booster [Reader's Digest]
You probably already know that baking soda is essentially Mother Nature's brightener, which is why it makes total sense to throw it in your laundry. This laundry detergent booster will not only fight stains, but also help with any lingering odours in your laundry-just like sticking a box of baking soda in the fridge keeps smells at bay. 

Non-Toxic Oven Cleaner [The Kitchen]
When you notice grime started to smoke every time you fire up the oven, that's your cue that you need to do some spring cleaning. This non-toxic oven cleaner uses only water, white vinegar, and baking soda to get the job done, and it requires very little elbow grease to wipe away grime if you let it sit overnight as instructed.

Dishwasher Refresher [Today]
Another place that gunk tends to collect (and where you might not notice it) is the dishwasher. Again, baking soda is powerful enough to get rid of this buildup when paired with vinegar. It's as simple as running a cup of white vinegar through a hot-wash cycle, then dusting the bottom of the dishwasher with baking soda and repeating the cycle.

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