Borax is just one of those things that you hear about, but not have any personal experience with it. It is a pretty common ingredient to make home-made bubbles, but this potent mixture of sodium, oxygen, water and boron and actually do a lot of good things around the house. Here are some ways in which borax use can help you!
Cleaning the toilet
Do not use the bleach, and simply settle for putting one cup of borax in your toilet. If you let it sit overnight, and then scrub it with the toilet brush, you would have a clean bowl.
Cleaning the cookware
If you use borax onto the dirty pans and utensils, and let it soak about 430 minutes, then it will be able to clean the surface of the utensil. Use the soap to finish the job.
Get rid of bugs
Having bugs in your kitchen is a very big problem and something which you need to getting rid of immediately. So, but a mixture of borax and powdered sugar into wax paper, and then simply slide it under the fridge. Always be sure to keep changing the mixture every few days prevent the gathering of dead bugs.
Destroyed the mold
You need to makes borax with water in order to create a thick paste. Then, apply this to the affected area, and let it sit for some time. In the morning, brush it away and that would be no need for any scrubbing.
Washing your delicates
When you have delicate under the elements that keep getting destroyed in the washing machine, then mix 2 tablespoons of your laundry detergent with ¼ cup of borax, with some warm water. Soak your clothes in this mixture for 30 minutes and then rinse and hang it to dry.
Fertilize the plants
By using borax, you will be able to add Boron to the soil, which is a very important nutrient. However, be careful to add it in low concentrations or else it would end up creating more damage than good.
Getting candle wicks
When you need to make candle wicks very fast, then what you need is 1 tablespoon of salt mixed with 3 tablespoons of borax and one full cup containing boiling water. Soak the piece of twine in this mixture for about 24 hours, and then let it dry for two days.
Getting rid of clogs from the drain
When you have a drain then try using borax. Use half cup of borax along with cups of boiling water and pour it down the drain. Then let the mixture stay for about 10 minutes. After that, flush it with the help of hot water and keep repeating when necessary.
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