TMR Frugal Living Tip #18 cleaning, Frugal Living Tips, Green Living, saving money Today’s thrifty tip is sprinkle baking soda on your carpets, let sit for 15-20 minutes and then vacuum. It’s cheaper than the stuff in the store and not toxic. It deordorizes the carpet.Anything to Add? Leave a Comment! Follow Us On: Thrifty Momma Ramblings Facebook for more great tips for thrifty living! Related Posts Planning Flawless Family Ski Vacations Over 20 ways to Repurpose Plastic Water Bottles 10 Real Ways to Save Money on Roof Replacement Costs Tags:cleaning, Frugal Living Tips, Green Living, Saving Money 4 Comments Patricia Rockwell August 9, 2008 I have done this and it does work well. Log in to Reply razz August 9, 2008 Great tip, simple and affordable! Log in to Reply Sage and Savvy August 9, 2008 great tip! always looking for safer alternatives! Log in to Reply LuckyGirl August 10, 2008 I never tried this because I thought baking soda was only effective if there was moisture present, and I didn’t want wet carpet. I’ll have to try it! Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.