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The Surprising Cleaning Abilities of Baking Soda

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Baking soda has a very long history of being used as a cleaner. This history goes as far back as ancient Egypt where it was initially used in mummification, to keep bodily odours at bay, and was then used as a multi purpose cleaner. They then made it into soap, toothpaste and a rudimentary mouthwash due to its antiseptic qualities. Baking soda was found to be a very versatile substance and still is today. In this blog post we thought we’d explore some of the ways that baking soda can be used around the house to keep everything clean and fresh.

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Topics: blog, lifestyle, baking soda, cleaning, indoors, indoor activities, deep clean, house cleaning

6 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Product | Expert Advice Made Easy

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Most of us think of it as little more than a delicious condiment to add to our fish and chips, but vinegar is also an effective all-purpose cleaner that is perfect for use around the home. In fact, records show that vinegar has been produced commercially and used for all kinds of cleaning from as early as 3000 BC! Remarkably versatile, antibacterial and safe, vinegar is a simple, eco-friendly option that is great for regular use. Today we’re going to look at how it can be used in the kitchen: kitchen surfaces and items are used on a daily basis, and their role in food preparation means that it is highly important to keep these areas hygienic. There is no end of its uses there, from dealing with soap build-up in dishwashers and microwaves, to tackling food containers that have been stained and scented by strong foods and liquids. With a few of these quick and easy solutions you can make the most of this miraculous product and keep your kitchen and cooking implements free of germs and unpleasant odours.

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Topics: kitchen and home, vinegar, indoors, indoor activities, deep clean, house cleaning

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