20 + Amazing Benefits of Baking Soda That Will Surprise You

19. Polish Silver Flatware

Use a baking soda paste made with 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water. Rub onto the silver with a clean cloth or sponge. Rinse thoroughly and dry for shining.

20. Soak Cloth Diapers

Dissolve 1/2 cup of soda into 2 quarts of warm water and soak diaper thoroughly before going through the wash for a better clean.

21. Keeps Ants Out

Mix up equal parts of soda and salt together. Then, sprinkle the mixture wherever you see the ants coming in.

22. Carpet Deodorizer

Sprinkle sodium bicarb on your carpet and let sit overnight. Sweep up what you can and then use a vacuum to suck up the rest.