Unexpected uses for Borax that few people know about

Borax is generally used as an anti-fungal, fire-resistant, and a pest repellent, but unknown to many, it also has other helpful uses.

Below are some of the things that Borax can be used for, according to Healthy Food House.

Renew your clothing

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Simply pour half a cup of Borax powder in with your load, and let the cleaner do the rest.

Your clothes will smell extraordinary, oil stains will vanish, and your whites will be more white.

Clean your shower tiles

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Blend borax and water into a paste, then leave it over the mold overnight, it will clean off effortlessly the following morning.

The powder's anti-fungal quality likewise shields it from returning so rapidly.

Remove the stink from your mattress

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Mix one part borax and three parts water in a spray bottle, then give your mattress a gentle spritz.

The mixture eliminates bacteria and foul smells that stick to the mattress.

Slaughter weeds for good

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Mix the borax with water in a spray bottle and spray the weed straightforwardly.

Unclog a drain

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Pour borax in, then flush the drain with hot water. Give the mixtures a chance to absorb for a couple of minutes, then run the sink to clear away any remaining powder.

Clean away rust

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Mix one part borax and two parts warm water, then scour the mixture right onto the metal.

You can soak the metal overnight in the same mixture for harder jobs, then rub the rust off early in the day.

Freshen a litter box

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Keep a few spoonfuls of borax below the kitty litter, and your pet will dig up the fresh-smelling powder.

Clean your carpets

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Simply moisten the spot with water and shake on some borax. The smell and the stain will be vacuumed up with the powder.

Clean your toilet bowl

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Sprinkle a cup of the borax powder in your toilet bowl, and leave it overnight.

The following day, a quick scrub and a flush will uncover a sparkling, white toilet bowl.

Much the same as Borax, Listerine also has other helpful uses.

It can help fix skin break out, can rid insects and other pests, can eliminate the feet odor, and can also get rid of remaining germs in your toothbrush.

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