5 Things To Do with Baking Soda (1/6)

You've probably got a box of baking soda sitting at the back of your fridge, but this powerful deodorizer has hundreds of uses around the home.

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Did You Know?

Baking soda (also known as bicarbonate of soda) is the main ingredient in fire extinguishers?

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