Even if you take good care of your mugs, no matter how thoroughly you wash them, coffee stains are inevitable. Fortunately, there’s a surefire (and natural) way to get rid of those pesky brown rings.
You just combine the two ingredients until they form a paste (make sure it’s not too thin). Wet your stained mug a bit, then use the paste to scrub away those stains.
It might take a bit of elbow grease, but this simple solution will remove even deeper, older stains for good. You can also use it on your other drinkware, including water bottles, travel mugs, and straws.
Baking soda isn’t just good for coffee stains, either. This common household product will also remove those dreaded wine stains.
You’ll have to work quickly, but after blotting up the red wine with a towel and wetting it with a bit of water, make the same baking soda paste used to clean coffee mugs. Place it over the spill, let it dry, then it should draw out the remaining stain.
[Via Apartment Therapy]