8 Home Cleaning Tips: How Baking Soda Can Clean Every Room — for Just Pennies

Once upon a time, baking soda (otherwise known as sodium bicarbonate) was used just for baking. But 170 years ago, ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda saw it could be so much more — and is today used as a natural yet powerful, versatile yet affordable cleaning solution trusted by millions. After all, who doesn’t have a box at home?


  • Sink drains

    Regularly sprinkle a little down your drains while running hot water to keep them fresh.

  • Tubs and Sinks

    Sprinkle ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda on a damp sponge and easily scrub away the grime from tubs, sinks, tiles and more.

  • Vinyl shower curtains

    Don’t give up yet! Add Baking Soda to a damp sponge, wipe down the curtains, rinse and hang to dry.

  • Tile floors

    Give them a mop with ½ cup of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda in a bucket of warm water, then rinse.

  • Scuffmarks

    To remove them from your floors, just add Baking Soda to a damp sponge and buff out the streaks.

  • Carpets

    Freshen musty odors by sprinkling ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda on your carpets. Let it sit for a few minutes, then vacuum it up — you’ll smell the difference.

  • Linens

    Give them a natural fresh scent by adding ½ cup of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda to the rinse cycle.

  • Closets

    Break out of the box by putting a box of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda on a closet shelf or locker to freshen up stale odors; replace it once a month.

  • ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda has so many benefits and uses (more than 100!), it’s the only product you can cook, clean, wash and brush with! See more ways to use baking soda and the next time you’ve got the need to clean, break out your box or bag of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda and see all that it can do!

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