Uses In The Kitchen

BURNT AND BLACKENED PANS

A strong solution of washing soda is very effective for removing burnt on grease from pans and casserole dishes. Soak stubborn stains in strong solution overnight.

Note: Washing soda is not suitable for aluminium pans.

STOVES

Cut through grease and burnt on food by cleaning with a strong solution, it will leave enamelled surfaces gleaming.

FLOOR TILES

Use a strong, hot solution to cut through ground in dirt and leave tiled surfaces sparkling clean.

Note: Washing soda will remove any wax polish on the surface.

KETTLES, CUPS AND VACUUM INSULATED BOTTLES

Tannin can leave nasty brown stains in kettles or cups. Clean them with a strong solution. For badly stained items soak with a strong solution for an hour or overnight.

OVENS

Make a fume-free oven cleaner by combining 1 cup baking soda with 1/4 cup washing soda and 1 tablespoon liquid soap. Add hot water gradually until you have a thick paste. Add a few drops white vinegar, then coat oven surfaces and leave overnight. Wipe off with warm water.

DISHWASHING

Washing soda is a natural alternative to dishwashing liquids. Use a warm to hot, mild solution. Crockery and glasses will come up shining.

Note: Do not use washing soda on aluminium items.

DISHWASHING DETERGENT BOOSTER

Add 1 tablespoon of Lectric Washing Soda to your dishwasher in addition to your regular detergent to make every wash more powerful.

RANGE HOODS AND EXHAUST FANS

A weekly wash with a mild solution keeps range hoods and exhaust fans grease-free. Rinse well afterwards.

COFFEE MATE

Rid the coffee maker of hard water deposits by adding 1 tablespoon of washing soda for every cup of water your coffee maker holds. Run it once with washing soda where the coffee grounds would normally go, then run it two or three times with just hot water to thoroughly rinse.

CHOPPING BOARDS

Scrub with a regular solution to get rid of lingering smells without tainting food. Rinse thoroughly.

Solution Strengths

Soda Water
Mild 2 tbls 1 Litre
Regular 1 cup 1 Litre
Strong 2 cups 1 Litre