Laundry: Add 1/2 cup 20 Mule Team Borax to every load along with your regular detergent. Enhances cleaning power of laundry detergent. Natural alternative to color safe bleach. Gentle enough for your delicates, yet strong enough for carpets & rugs. Bathroom: Sprinkle 20 Mule Team Borax on a damp sponge or cloth and wipe on shower/tub/tile. Cleans without chemical fumes or scratching (great for porcelain and fiberglass). Removes soap scum, hard water deposits and dirt. Kitchen: Sprinkle 20 Mule Team Borax on a damp sponge or cloth and wipe on counters and appliances. Enhances cleaning power of dishwashing detergent. Helps to remove grease and grime. Makes dishes sparkling clean.