How to Make Baking Soda Paste

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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How to make baking soda paste

Supplies

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

Add Soda and Water

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Add soda and water

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

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Mix paste

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

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Apply to stain

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.