The Cleaning Power of Borax 1

Before starting with the cleaning recipes that contain borax I want to share with you some not very famous facts about borax that you might be interested in. This is the fifth element on the periodic table of elements and is hidden deep into the Mojave Desert, the Andes and Death Valley. It forms in the most arid regions of the planet. Ultimately the concentration, of the carried by water streams near the mountain minerals, accumulates to produce the crystals that now we know as borax.

The its texture of this element is fine to powdery and the color is white to clear, it is smooth and silky to touch. Because of the fact that it is slightly soluble in cold water and highly soluble in hot, it can be used as a disinfectant, cleaning agent, weed killer, and to sweet the laundry, according to home cleaning services.

You need to store borax into the container that it comes in or in a clean sealed recycled jar, be careful, keep it in a place that is out of the reach of pets and children. You also need to keep it in a dry place, this way you can be sure that the crystals will stay light, soft and powdery.

Now is the time to start with the cleaning power of borax. Here are some recipes that will help you to use borax while cleaning.

  • To prepare a highly effective bleach substitute you need to mix one quarter cup of borax with two cups of water. This type of combination of water and borax acts like a hydrogen peroxide.
  • In case that you have to deal with heavily soiled clothing, add a half cup of borax to your launder detergent and wash all the clothes as you usually do.
  • You can prepare a general all-purpose cleaning solution. To do that add a half cup of borax to one gallon of water, suggest home cleaning Sydney services..

September 20, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning, Home Improvement

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Izabella Hurst is a freelance writer. She has published articles in SocialHouse Journals. Her articles are always very discussed in cleaning areas.

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