Have you ever wondered why so many households have borax in their cleaning baskets? Actually, borax is an all-purpose cleaner that can help you to solve many issues in your own home. Here are some ideas for using borax in your home.

MILDEW KILLER

Prepare a paste of Borax and water. Apply to the moldy area. Leave on for 5 minutes. Simply wipe away the paste. That’s how easy eliminating mold is using Borax.

TOILET BOWL CLEANER

Sprinkle a cup of Borax into your toilet bowl overnight. Let it do its job. In the morning scrub with a toilet brush and flush. You will now have that clean, fresh aroma in your bathroom.

ROOM AIR FRESHENER

No more expensive air fresheners. To avoid this, combine 1/2 cup of Borax, 10 drops of essential oil and 12 ounces of warm water. Mix and shake well in a clean spray bottle. Used in all areas of your house.

PET BED SANITIZER

Pets deserve clean beds too, right? Make a soapy solution with a 3rd cup of Borax into 7 ounces of water. Spray onto pet’s bed and anywhere that your pet hangs out.

Remember to wipe clean after scrubbing. This will keep that area smelling fresh all day. Your pet will surely appreciate it.

STAIN REMOVER ENHANCER

To increase the removal of stain from your clothes on laundry day, here is what to do. Presoak laundry in warm water and Borax for a period of 30 minutes then wash.

Stains should be gone with a bonus of a laundry that smells amazingly wonderful.

UNCLOG A BLOCKED DRAIN

This can happen at any time. Don’t panic! Borax can loosen up the dirt and gunk which causes your drain to be in this condition.

Simply empty 1/2 cup of borax in the drain, pour a tbsp of lemon juice onto it. Let it rest for 2 minutes then pour 1 quart of boiling water to rinse away the residues.

COOKWARE SCRUB

Ran out of dish soap? Borax can be used in place of this. Pour it on your sponge and scrub those sticky pots. Pots will be looking shiny and new.

STICKY MESS DISSOLVER

To do this, combine a mixture of 2 parts Borax and 1 part water. Using a sponge, rub the solution onto the area until its fully dissolved. Rinse with warm water and dry.

UPHOLSTERY CLEANER

Simply mix a mixture of water and Borax, combine well. Use this to clean away dirt and grime from your car mats and floor. This will also leave your car smelling really great.

RUST REMOVER

Don’t throw away that rusty tool or furniture just yet. Try mixing up a solution of 1-2 tbsp of Borax and 1 tbsp lemon juice and water to make a paste.

Rub onto the rust with a stiff brush. Wash away loose residues with water.

HUMIDIFIER ODOR CONTROLLER

These can really send off a bad odor in the house. How to prevent this? Dissolve 1/2 cup Borax to 1 gallon of water. Add this to the tank. Allow it to run for 11- 15 minutes, then rinse the tank well and clean.

GARBAGE DISPOSAL CLEANER

A smelly garbage disposer is very unpleasant in the kitchen. You may want to clean by pouring 3 tbsp of Borax down the drain. Allow to sit for 1 hour. Turn on the tap and allow to run on warm water for a minute.

TRASH CAN DEODORIZER

This is simple, fill up your trash can with warm water pour 1/4 cup of Borax in. Using a tall object to stir, bringing it to a sud. Let it rest for 5 minutes and rinse with warm water. Dry and enjoy a fresh can.

DIRTY PILLOWS

No matter how hard you try to keep those pillows looking clean, they eventually turn yellow. Soak these in Borax and warm water overnight before washing. This will remove the yellow, bringing them back to their normal color.

CARPET POWDER

This is a very simple and easy cleaning hack that will have your home and carpet smelling amazing.

Clean with this solution weekly to maintain the perfect aroma in your house, you will need 1/2 cup baking soda 25-30 drops of essential oils [ one of your choice] and ground cinnamon.

Combine Borax and baking soda in a glass bowl, add your essential oil and a tsp of ground cinnamon. Mix well, place in a shaker and sprinkle.

FLOOR CLEANER

Combine 1/4 cup of Borax and 1/2 cup of vinegar in a bucket. Fill the bucket with warm water, Use this to mop your floor for a beautiful shine. Do this as often as necessary.

CHINA-WARE CLEANER

Get your China-ware brand new by soaking them in a sink filled with warm water. Add to this 1/2 cup Borax. Leave your china in for 20 minutes. Rinse and wash with your favorite dish soap.

HAIR UTENSIL CLEANER

Clean your hair utensils by soaking them in 1/4 Borax 1 cup of warm water and dish soap. Leave in for 30 minutes. Rinse well and allow to dry.

ALL-PURPOSE CLEANER

This is an amazing cleaner and it really works well on everything and in all rooms in the house.

To make this economical cleaner add 2 tbsp Borax and 2 tbsp vinegar in a spray bottle let it sit for 5 minutes to allow lumps to dissolve before putting in the spray bottle. Spay and clean.

STAINED SINK CLEANER

Mix Borax with lemon juice. Make a paste, and lather the sink with the paste. Leave for 2 minutes then clean with a soft sponge. I guarantee you will love the results.

 

GROUT CLEANER

Mix 2 tbsp of Borax and 2 tbsp of vinegar to create a paste. With a toothbrush use this to clean in between tiles where you have the most grout. Let it rest for 5-10 minutes then rinse with warm water.

KITTY LITTER BOX DEODORIZER

We love our little pets, but their litter box can be unbearable. Get this under control by mixing 2 tbsp of Borax to the litter box to minimize odor. Kitty will love the smell.

TOILET TANK REFRESHER

Freshen up your toilet tank by pouring a generous amount of Borax and some liquid soap into the tank. Let it sit for a few minutes, then give a couple of flushes.

DISHWASHER CLEANER

Simply mix Borax to 1 part warm water. Use this to clean your dishwasher to remove tough grease build-up and bad odor. Leave the door open for 5 minutes to allow fresh air in.

OVEN AND STOVETOP CLEANER

Combine Borax with warm water in a bowl. Use this to lather the area where you have grease build-up. Leave lather on for a few minutes then wipe with a clean wet cloth.

Borax Cleaning And Household Tips

Borax Cleaning And Household Tips

How to use borax for household and cleaning purposes.

Instructions

MOLD ELIMINATOR

TOILET BOWL CLEANER

ROOM AIR FRESHENER

STAINED SINK CLEANER

COOKWARE SCRUB

PET BED SANITIZER

STAIN REMOVER ENHANCER

UNCLOG A BLOCKED DRAIN

STICKY MESS DISSOLVER

UPHOLSTERY CLEANER

RUST REMOVER

HUMIDIFIER ODOR CONTROLLER

GARBAGE DISPOSAL CLEANER

 

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