Baking soda is a versatile cleaning product with many uses. It can eliminate odors from various surfaces, including carpets, upholstery, and refrigerators. Mixing it with water can remove stains from kitchen counters and appliances, as well as scrub away grime in the bathroom. It's also effective at cleaning coffee and tea stains from mugs and can be used as a mild abrasive for scrubbing pots and pans. Baking soda is an affordable and natural alternative to chemical cleaners.