How to Make Baking Soda Paste

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How to make baking soda paste
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Baking soda paste is a great alternative for the everyday household cleanser. It's non-toxic and very inexpensive. It gets rid of those hard to clean stains on your countertops, coffee pot, and even laundry.


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  • Baking soda
  • Water
  • Measuring cups
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Toothbrush
  • Sponge

Add Soda and Water

Add soda and water
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To make a thick paste, mix 3 parts soda to 1 part water. For cleaning only a few small stains, start with 1/8 cup of soda. Slowly pour in water and mix as you go.

Mix Paste

Mix paste
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The paste should have the consistency of toothpaste. If it's too runny or thick, add a little more soda or water.

Apply to Stain

Apply to stain
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Use a toothbrush to apply paste to small stains. Let the paste set for a half hour and wipe clean with a sponge or towel.

Angie Diersman

Based in Los Angeles, Angie Diersman has been crafting professionally since 2005. Her work has appeared in LA Times, and magazines such as "Bird Watching" and "Frankie". She now specializes in sewing and managing her own company and kitchenware line.