Borax, also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate, is an important boron compound, a mineral, and a salt of boric acid. Powdered borax is white, consisting of soft colorless crystals that dissolve in water. Borax has many potential uses:
Window cleaner (borax ammonia and water).
Garbage disposal cleaner (drop 3 tbsp into your garbage disposal and let it set for 15 minutes to deodorize and clean).
Clean refrigerator by simply mixing with warm water and use to rinse out the inside of your refrigerator to remove musty/moldy smells.
Soak candle wicks in a mixture of Borax, salt, and water to reduce smoke and ash in your homemade candle creations.